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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Twined Linen
TWINED LINEN. [Heb šēš mošzar (שֵׁשׁ מָשְׁזַר)]. The phrase “fine twined linen” is used repeatedly in the tabernacle texts of Exodus to describe one of the major textile components of the portable sanctuary and its accoutrements (e.g., Exod 26:1). The term šēš (“linen”), which is used rather than
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
TWINE
TWINE<twin> (שָׁזַר‎ [shazar], “to be twined”): The word is used in Ex 26:1 ff; 36:8 ff, etc., of the “fine twined linen” used for the curtains and hangings of the tabernacle, and for parts of the priests’ dress. It denotes linen the finely spun threads of which consisted of two or more smaller
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Twine
TWINE, twīn (שָׁזַר‎, shāzar, “to be twined”): The word is used in Ex 26:1 ff; 36:8 ff, etc, of the “fine twined linen” used for the curtains and hangings of the tabernacle, and for parts of the priests’ dress. It denotes linen the finely spun threads of which consisted of two or more smaller threads
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
TWISTED LINEN
TWISTED LINEN [שֵׁשׁ מָשְׁזָרshesh moshar]. LINEN is a fiber obtained from the FLAX plant. In the manufacture of linen thread for weaving, the ends of flax fibers were twisted together prior to spinning several strands together. The technique was known in ancient Egypt, and the women who had been slaves