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Breach

Breach

an opening in a wall ( 1 Kings 11:27 ; 2 Kings 12:5 ); the fracture of a limb ( Leviticus 24:20 ), and hence the expression, "Heal, etc." ( Psalms 60:2 ). Judges 5:17 , a bay or harbour; RSV, "by his creeks."

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.

Bibliography Information

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

BREACH

brech:

Represented by

(1) perets = "a tear," "a rending asunder," "a break," hence, figuratively "enmity," "disruption," "strife" (Genesis 38:29; Judges 21:15; 2 Samuel 5:20; 1 Chronicles 15:13; Nehemiah 6:1; Job 16:14; Psalms 106:23; Isaiah 30:13; 58:12);

(2) shebher = "fracture," "affliction," "bruise," "destruction" (Leviticus 24:20; Jeremiah 14:17; Lamentations 2:13; Psalms 60:2);

(3) bedheq = "a gap" or "leak" (in a building or ship) occurring in 2 Kings 12:5-8,12; 22:5;

(4) tenu'ah = "alienation," "breach of promise" (Numbers 14:34 the King James Version);

(5) miphrats = "a break" (in the shore), and hence, "a haven" (Judges 5:17, the Revised Version (British and American) "creeks").

Frank E. Hirsch


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