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Chapiter

Chapiter [N] [S]

the ornamental head or capital of a pillar. Three Hebrew words are so rendered.

  • Cothereth ( 1 Kings 7:16 ; 2 Kings 25:17 ; 2 Chr 4:12 ), meaning a "diadem" or "crown."
  • Tzepheth ( 2 Chronicles 3:15 ).
  • Rosh ( Exodus 36:38 ; Exodus 38:17 Exodus 38:19 Exodus 38:28 ), properly a "head" or "top."

    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
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

  • Chapiter

    Capital of a column.

    Also he made before the house two pillars of thirty and five cubits high, and the CHAPITER that was on the top of each of them was five cubits. ( 2 Chronicles 1:1 Deuteronomy 3:15 )

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

    Bibliography Information

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

    Chapiter, [N] [E]

    the capital of a pillar; i.e. the upper part, as the term is used in modern architecture.


    [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 'Chapiter,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    CHAPITER

    chap'-i-ter.

    See ARCHITECTURE; JACHIN AND BOAZ; TEMPLE, II, 4.


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