Try out the new BibleStudyTools.com. Click here!

Hostage

Hostage [N]

a person delivered into the hands of another as a security for the performance of some promise, etc. ( 2 Kings 14:14 ; 2 Chr. 25:24 ).

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 Hostage". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

HOSTAGE

hos'-taj.

See WAR.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

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