Laban brings Abraham’s servant home
Rebekah’s brother Laban brought Abraham’s servant home.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bracelet. Ornamental band or chain worn on the wrist or arm in the ancient world.See Fashion and Dress.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bracelet [Heb. ṣāmîḏ] (Gen. 24:22, 30, 47; Nu. 31:50; Ezk. 16:11; 23:42); [šērôṯ] (Isa. 3:19); NEB BANGLES. The “bracelets” referred to in these OT passages were decorative articles, usually gold, of female dress. Heb. ṣāmîḏ signifies jewelry worn on the lower arm or wrist; in Gen. 24 it
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
BRACELET Ornamental band or chain worn on the wrist or arm in the ancient world.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
bracelets, a common form of personal adornment in the biblical world. Found with some frequency in archaeological excavations, they were usually made of bronze or precious metals, although iron examples are known and glass bracelets abound in the Roman period. Both men and women wore bracelets, which
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
BRACELET. Used to translate five Heb. words which describe an ornament worn by both men and women. King Saul wore a bracelet on his arm (2 Sam 1:10) and the Israelites gave bracelets as an offering to the Lord (Ex 35:22). Bracelets were used as a sign of wealth (Gen 24:22). Isaiah prophesied the removal
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
BraceletA decorative object worn on the wrist or lower arm of both men and women. Bracelets in biblical times were most often made of copper and bronze, but silver, gold, iron, and later glass were also used. Bracelets were formed into various designs: flat or rounded simple rings, intertwined wires,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bracelet (Heb. ṣāmîḏ šēm̂ṯ). Ornamental jewelry which a woman wore around her lower arm (Gen. 24:22, 30, 47; Num. 31:50; cf. Jerusalem personified as a woman, Ezek. 16:11; cf. also 23:42). Bracelets might be worn on one or both arms. It is to be distinguished from the armlet, worn about
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
armill. One of the *Coronation regalia. Although the word means ‘bracelet’, it was applied to a garment resembling a *stole, both in the ‘*Liber Regalis’ and in the English Coronation rite from 1661 to 1937. It was held to signify the quasi-priestly character of the anointed king. In former times it
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bracelet. [See Armlet.] Bracelets of fine twisted Venetian gold are still common in Egypt. In Gen. 38:18, 25 the word rendered “bracelet” means probably a string by which a seal-ring was suspended. Men as well as women wore bracelets, as we see from Song. 5:14. Layard says of the Assyrian kings, “The
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
BRACELET. An article of adornment popular in ancient times, worn on the wrists or arms of both men and women (Ezek. 16:11). Abraham’s servant put such a piece of jewelry on Rebekah’s wrist (Gen. 24:22). Israelites in the wilderness contributed gold or silver for the vessels of the Tabernacle from such
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Bracelet(1.) Anklets (Num. 31:50; 2 Sam. 1:10), and with reference to men.(2.) The rendering of a Hebrew word meaning fasteners, found in Gen. 24:22, 30, 47.(3.) In Isa. 3:19, the rendering of a Hebrew word meaning chains, i.e., twisted or chain-like bracelets.(4.) In Ex. 35:22 it designates properly
Key passages
Ge 24:29–32

Now Rebekah had a brother, and his name was Laban. And Laban ran out to the man toward the spring. And when he saw the ring and the bracelets on the arms of his sister and heard the words of Rebekah his sister, who said, “Thus the man spoke to me,” he went to the man. And behold, he was …