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Cord. [N] [E]

The materials of which cord was made varied according to the strength required; the strongest rope was probably made of strips of camel hide, as still used by the Bedouins. The finer sorts were made of flax, ( Isaiah 19:9 ) and probably of reeds and rushes. In the New Testament the term is applied to the whip which our Saviour made, ( John 2:15 ) and to the ropes of a ship. ( Acts 27:32 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Cord'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.