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Plaiting
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Plaiting
Plaiting [Gk. plékō]; AV PLATTED. Interweaving or braiding of strands. The term is used to describe how the Crown of Thorns was made by the Roman soldiers who mocked Jesus (Mt. 27:29 par Mk. 15:17; Jn. 19:2). The AV uses “plaiting” in a reference to the elaborate hairstyles worn by women in Greco-Roman
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PLAITING
PLAITING<plat’-ing>, <plat’-ing> (from the Old French, pleit, which is from the Latin plicatum, “fold”): An interweaving, a braiding, a knot; an elaborate gathering of the hair into knots; [ἐμπλοκή, emploke], “outward adorning of plaiting the hair” (1 Pet 3:3). Compare “platted” (crown of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Plaiting
PLAITING, plāt′ing, plāt′ing (from OFr. pleit, from Lat plicatum, “fold”): An interweaving, braiding, knot; an elaborate gathering of the hair into knots; ἐμπλοκή, emplokḗ, “outward adorning of plaiting the hair” (1 Pet 3:3). Compare “platted” (crown of thorns) (Mt 27:29Mk 15:17; Jn 19:2). See
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