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Shroud

SHROUD

shroud (choresh, "bough"):

Winding-sheet for the dead. See BURIAL. Used in the King James Version, the English Revised Version Ezekiel 31:3 in the rare old sense of "shelter," "covering." the American Standard Revised Version has "a forest-like shade" choresh, "wood," "wooded height") (Isaiah 17:9, etc.). Compare Milton, Comus, 147.


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