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Knob
Calyx • Knop
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Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Knob
KNOB — an ornament that served as a detail of the seven-branched lampstand in the tabernacle (Ex. 25:31–36; knop, KJV). It was perhaps an imitation of the fruit of the almond. In other passages, the same Hebrew word (kaphtor) translated “ornamental knob” in the Book of Exodus refers to the capital of
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Knob
KNOB Ornamental detail on the seven-branched lampstand in the tabernacle (Exod. 25:31–36; KJV, knop; RSV, capital; NRSV, calyx; NIV, buds). Some suggest that the knob was an imitation of the almond. The word may also refer to the capital of a column (Zeph. 2:14).
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