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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hook
HOOK. Several different Hebrew terms are rendered “hook” in the RSV. The various hangings of the tabernacle are suspended from hooks or pegs (wāwı̂m) attached to the pillars. Some of these were gold (as Exod 26:32), and others were silver (as Exod 27:4, for the courtyard pillars), the choice of material
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hook
Hook[Heb wāw] (Ex. 26:32, 37; 27:10f.; 36:36, 38; 38:10–12, 17, 19, 28); [qeres] (Ex. 35:11; 39:33); AV TACHE; NEB FASTENER; [ḥakkā—‘fishhook’] (Job 41:1 [MT 40:25]; Isa. 19:8; Hab. 1:15); RSV, NEB, also FISHHOOK; AV also ANGLE; [ḥāḥ] (2 K. 19:28 par Isa. 37:29; Ezk. 19:4, 9; 29:4; 38:4); AV also
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hook
HOOK1. Heb. wāw, a hook or ring as the head of a spike driven into wood. These were the gold (Ex 26:32; 36:36) or silver (Ex 27:10; 38:10) fasteners which held the tabernacle curtains and screens in place.2. Heb. ḥāḥ, a hook or ring, such as is placed in the nose of a bull to lead it about (2 Kgs
Pruning Hook
PRUNING HOOK. A small knife with a carved blade. The Heb. word mazmērôth appears only in this plural form. The Bible refers to making such knives out of spears, and there is nothing unrealistic in this possibility. The expression is intended to portray settled and peaceful conditions, where a man could
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hook
HOOK. 1. Heb. ḥāḥ (Ezk. 29:4; 38:4), ḥaḥî (Ex. 35:22; 2 Ki. 19:28; Is. 37:29; Ezk. 19:4, 9). A hook put in the nose of a tamed beast to lead it about, or of a wild one to bring it under control. 2. ḥōḥîm (2 Ch. 33:11), nose rings. Assyr. monuments show this method of treating captives. neb
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hook
HookHeb. wāw designates a hook or peg from which curtains and other hangings were suspended in the Israelite tabernacle (e.g., Exod. 26:32; 27:10–11). At Job 41:1 (MT 40:25) a hook is viewed insufficient for catching the monster Leviathan (cf. Matt. 17:27; Gk. ánkistron). A similar device may be intended
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hook
Hook. †Heb. wāw designates a hook or peg from which curtains and other hangings were suspended in the Israelite tabernacle (e.g., Exod. 26:32; 27:10–11); these curtains were fastened together by hooks or pins (qeres; 35:11; 39:33; KJV “taches”).Heb. ḥakkâ refers to the simple fishhook (Isa.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hook Hooks
Hook, Hooks. Various kinds of hooks are noticed in the Bible, of which the following are the most important:1. Fishing hooks. Job 41:2; Isa. 19:8; Hab. 1:15. 2. A ring, such as in our country is placed through the nose of a bull, and similarly used in the East for leading about lions—Ezek. 19:4, where
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hook
HOOK.1. A ring, such as we place in the nose of a bull to lead him about (2 Kings 19:28; Isa. 37:29; Ezek. 29:4; etc.); an allusion in the first two passages to the absolute control of Jehovah over Sennacherib. A similar method was adopted for leading captives, such as Manasseh (2 Chron. 33:11).2.
Pruning Hook
PRUNING HOOK (Heb. mazmērâ, Isa. 2:4, 18:5; Joel 3:10; Mic. 4:3). A knife for pruning the vine.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hook
Hook(1.) Heb. hah, a “ring” inserted in the nostrils of animals to which a cord was fastened for the purpose of restraining them (2 Kings 19:28; Isa. 37:28, 29; Ezek. 29:4; 38:4). “The Orientals make use of this contrivance for curbing their work-beasts … When a beast becomes unruly they have only to
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Angle
ANGLE — an old English word in the KJV that means “hook” (Is. 19:8; Hab. 1:15).
Hook
HOOK — a word used several different ways in the Bible:1. A pin to which the curtains of the tabernacle were attached (Ex. 26:32).2. A three-pronged fleshhook used by the priest’s servant to handle sacrificial meat (1 Sam. 2:13–14).3. A hook used for fishing (Matt. 17:27).4. A vinedresser’s pruning
Pruning Hooks
PRUNING HOOKS — small knives with curved blades used for pruning grapevines. The prophets Isaiah, Joel, and Micah contrasted pruning hooks with spears in a way that allowed these knives to become symbols of peace, not war (Is. 2:4; Joel 3:10; Mic. 4:3).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ENDIRONS
ENDIRONS<end’-i-urnz> ([שְׁפַתַּיִם‎, shephattayim]): Used once (Ezekiel 40:43 the King James Version) in the margin only. In text, both the King James Version and the Revised Version (British and American), “hooks,” denoting stalls or places for the fastening of victims for sacrifice, or perhaps
HOOK
HOOK<hook>:1. [חַכָּה‎, chakkah], is rendered “fishhook” in Job 41:1 the Revised Version (British and American) (the King James Version “hook”). the Revised Version (British and American) is correct here and should have used the same translation for the same word in Isa 19:8; Hab 1:15, instead
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Hook
Hook, Hooks. He is off the hooks. Done for, laid on the shelf, superseded, dead. The bent pieces of iron on which the hinges of a gate rest and turn are called hooks; if a gate is off the hooks it is in a bad way, and cannot readily be opened and shut.On one’s own hook. On one’s own responsibility or