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Burden [N] [B]

  • A load of any kind ( Exodus 23:5 ).
  • A severe task ( Exodus 2:11 ).
  • A difficult duty, requiring effort ( Exodus 18:22 ).
  • A prophecy of a calamitous or disastrous nature ( Isaiah 13:1 ; 17:1 ; Habakkuk 1:1 , etc.).

    These dictionary topics are from
    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
    [B] indicates this entry was also found in Baker's Evangelical Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Burden". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .