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Sweat
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Sweat
Sweat [Heb. zēʿâ (Gen. 3:19), yezaʿ, (Ezk. 44:18); Gk. hidrṓs (Lk. 22:44)].The term occurs only twice in the OT. First, in the story of the fall in Gen. 3 the announcement of man’s punishment includes the following: “In the sweat of your face you shall eat bread” (v 19), implying the hardship and
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Sweat
SWEAT. Perspiration caused by exertion is used as the symbol of God’s judgment upon man for his disobedience in Eden that brought toil and labor into man’s life. Perhaps it is because of this that the regulation is given in Ezk 44:18 that the clothes of the priests as they minister before the Lord shall
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Sweat
SWEAT (Heb. yeza˓, “perspiration”). In setting forth the requisites, obligations, and privileges of the priest’s office, Ezekiel (Ezek. 44:18) designates linen as the material for their clothing, assigning as the reason that the priest is not to cause himself to sweat by wearing woolen clothing. Sweat
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Sweat
SWEAT — perspiration of the human body, caused by heat, physical labor, or emotional strain. In the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve disobeyed God by eating the fruit of the forbidden tree. Because of this sin, God cursed the ground with thorns and thistles and said to Adam: “In the sweat of your face you
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Sweat
SweatThe word sweat occurs only twice in the NIV, yet almost everyone in the Western world, whether Christian or not, could paraphrase part of the first Bible verse in which it occurs: “By the sweat of your brow …” (Gen 3:19 NIV). Sometimes plain reality is the best method of Scripture memorization.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SWEAT
SWEAT<swet> ([זֵעָה‎ , zèah] (Gen 3:19), [יֶזַע‎ , yeza`] (Ezek 44:18); [ἱδρώς, hidros] (2 Macc 2:26; Lk 22:44)): “In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread” (Gen 3:19). Somewhat difficult is the passage, which the Revised Version (British and American) renders: “But the priests the
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Sweat
SWEAT.—The word ‘sweat’ occurs only in one passage in the NT, namely Lk 22:44, in the narrative of our Lord’s agony in Gethsemane, where we read: ‘His sweat became, as it were, great drops of blood falling down upon the ground.’ In approaching the discussion of the passage there are three matters to
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Sweat
SWEAT, swet (זֵעָה‎, zē‛āh [Gen 3:19], יֶזַע‎, yeza‛ [Ezk 44:18]; ἱδρώς, hidrō̇s [2 Macc 2:26; Lk 22:44]): “In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread” (Gen 3:19). Somewhat difficult is the passage, which RV renders: “But the priests the Levites, the sons of Zadok … shall have linen tires upon
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
SWEAT
SWEAT [זֵעָהzeʿah, יֶזָהyezah; ἱδρώς hidrōs]. Perspiration as the result of work (2 Macc 2:26) or stress and suffering (4 Macc 6:11). The curse upon Adam and Eve states that they must labor to produce food, which they will eat “by the sweat of [their] face” (Gen 3:19). Ezekiel states that priests