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Keeper
Keepers
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Keeper
Keeper[Heb ’îš] (Gen. 46:32, 34); [nāṭar] (Cant. 1:6; 8:11f); NEB GUARDIANS; [nāṣar] (Isa. 27:3); [rā‘â] (Gen. 4:2); NEB SHEPHERD; [śar] (Gen. 39:21–23); NEB GOVERNOR; [šāmar] (Gen. 4:9; 1 S. 17:20, 22; 2 K. 22:4, 14; 1 Ch. 9:19; Neh. 2:8; Ps. 121:5; Eccl. 12:3; etc.); NEB also GUARD, “picket,”
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Keeper
KEEPER. One who is responsible for the protection or maintenance of a great variety of things.1. Most frequently as a herdsman or shepherd (Gen 4:2; 46:32, 34, 47:3, 6; 1 Sam 11:5; 17:20; 21:7), or husbandman of fields (Jer 4:17), vineyards (Songs 1:6; 8:11; Isa 27:3), or orchards (Prov 27:18). Here
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Keeper
KeeperSomeone granted a certain area of responsibility. The range of meaning for Heb. šomēr, noṣēr is one who “keeps, guards, watches, preserves, obeys.”In a general sense, one can obey God’s commandments (Deut. 5:10) and the way of the Lord (Judg. 2:22), protect a stranger (Ps. 146:9) or city
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Keeper
Keeper. †The translation of a number of Hebrew words representing a variety of offices and responsibilities in Israelite society.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
KEEPER; KEEPERS
KEEPER; KEEPERS<kep’-er>, (mostly from שָׁמַר‎ [shamar]; [πύλαξ, phulax]): The word is used of keepers of sheep, vineyards, doors, prisons (in Genesis 39:21 ff, [car]; compare Acts 5:23), etc. In Ecclesiastes 12:3, “The keepers of the house shall tremble,” the allusion is to the decay of bodily
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Keeper
keeper. This term is used over forty times in the KJV (but fewer than ten times in the NIV) to render various terms, especially the participle of Hebrew šāmar H9068, “to keep, guard” (e.g., Gen. 4:9; 1 Sam. 17:20 [NIV, “shepherd”]; Ps. 121:5 [NIV, “watches”]) and Greek phylax G5874, “guard” (e.g.,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Keeper, Keepers
KEEPER, kēpʹẽr, KEEPERS (mostly from שָׁמַר‎, shāmar; φύλαξ, phúlax): The word is used of keepers of sheep, vineyards, doors, prisons (in Gen 39:21 ff, ṣar; cf Acts 5:23), etc. In Eccl 12:3, “The keepers of the house shall tremble,” the allusion is to the decay of bodily powers, the “keepers” being
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
KEEPER
KEEPER [שָׁמַרshamar, שׁוֹעֵרshoʿer; θυρωρός thyrōros]. The translation for a variety of terms usually indicating a protective role. Shamar indicates guarding or watching over. Cain protests his role as his brother’s protector (Gen 4:9). David leaves his sheep with a sheep-keeper to guard them (1