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Greaves

Greaves [N] [S]

only in 1 Samuel 17:6 , a piece of defensive armour (q.v.) reaching from the foot to the knee; from French greve, "the shin." They were the Roman cothurni.

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 Greaves". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Greaves. [N] [E]

a piece of defensive armor which reached from the foot to the knee and thus protected the shin of the wearer. It was made of leather or brass.


[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 'Greaves'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

GREAVES

grevz.

See ARMOR; ARMS, IV, 4.


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These files are public domain.

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