a hut made of the branches of a tree. In such tabernacles Jacob sojourned for a season at a place named from this circumstance Succoth ( Genesis 33:17 ). Booths were erected also at the feast of Tabernacles (q.v.), Leviticus 23:42 Leviticus 23:43 , which commemorated the abode of the Israelites in the wilderness.
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Booth". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .