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Graving

Graving [N]

  • Heb. hatsabh. Job 19:24 , rendered "graven," but generally means hewn stone or wood, in quarry or forest.

  • Heb. harush. Jeremiah 17:1 , rendered "graven," and indicates generally artistic work in metal, wood, and stone, effected by fine instruments.

  • Heb. haqaq. Ezekiel 4:1 , engraving a plan or map, rendered "pourtray;" Job 19:23 , "written."

  • Heb. pasal points rather to the sculptor's or the carver's art ( Isaiah 30:22 ; 40:19 ; 41:7 ; 44:12-15 ).

  • Pathah refers to intaglio work, the cutting and engraving of precious stones ( Exodus 28:9-11 Exodus 28:21 ; Zechariah 3:9 ; Cant Zechariah 1:10 Zechariah 1:11 ).

  • Heret. In Exodus 32:4 rendered "graving tool;" and in Isaiah 8:1 , "a pen."

    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

    Bibliography Information

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