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Orchard

Orchard.

[GARDEN]


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Orchard'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

ORCHARD

or'-cherd:

(1) pardec, from Old Persian, "a walled-in enclosure"; paradeisos, a word in classical Greek applied to the garden of Babylon (Diodorus Siculus xi.10) and to a game park (Xenophon, Anab. i.2, 7). See Nehemiah 2:8, "forest," margin "park"; Song of Solomon 4:13, "orchard," margin "paradise" (of pomegranates); Ecclesiastes 2:5, "parks," the King James Version "orchards"; see PARADISE.

(2) kepos, "garden" or "orchard":

"a white thorn in an orchard" (Baruch 6:71).


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