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Platter

PLATTER

plat'-er:

(1) qe`arah, "a deep dish" (Numbers 7:13,84,85). In the King James Version and the English Revised Version "charger," the American Standard Revised Version "platter" (compare Exodus 25:29; 37:16); the Septuagint trublion, and in the New Testament rendered "dish" (Matthew 26:23; Mark 14:20). In Ezra 1:9, the American Standard Revised Version agharTal, rendered "platter," the King James Version and the English Revised Version "chargers"; probably a deep dish or basin used in sacrificial slaughter.

(2) paropsis, originally a side dish, for relishes, entrees, but of dishes for food, in general, especially meats, fish, etc., used with poterion, "cup" or "drinking vessel" (Matthew 23:25); also pinax, originally a large wooden dish or plate (Luke 11:39); rendered "charger" in Matthew 14:8,11 the King James Version, and Mark 6:25,28 the King James Version and the English Revised Version.

Edward Bagby Pollard


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