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Breadth

BREADTH

bredth (rochabh, the root idea being to make wide, spacious):

A term of expanse or measurement used of the ark (Genesis 6:15); of the tabernacle (Exodus 27:13); of Solomon's temple (1 Kings 6:2). platos, "breadth," as of the celestial city (Revelation 21:16). Figuratively, of the comprehensiveness of God's law (Psalms 119:96); of the heart (1 Kings 4:29, rendered "largeness of heart" English Versions); of God's immeasurable love (Ephesians 3:18).


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