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used in Deuteronomy 3:11 , but elsewhere rendered "couch," "bed." In 2 Kings 1:4 ; 16:2 ; Psalms 132:3 ; Amos 3:12 , the divan is meant by this word.

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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.

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


An elaborate and rich couch or bed.

For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his BEDSTEAD was a BEDSTEAD of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was the length thereof, and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man. ( Deuteronomy 3:11 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Bedstead'". A King James Dictionary.



See BED.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'BEDSTEAD'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.