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Stomacher

Stomacher [N] [S]

( Isaiah 3:24 ), an article of female attire, probably some sort of girdle around the breast.

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 Stomacher". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Stomacher

A fine robe.

And it shall come to pass, that instead of sweet smell there shall be stink; and instead of a girdle a rent; and instead of well set hair baldness; and instead of a STOMACHER a girding of sackcloth; and burning instead of beauty. ( Isaiah 3:24 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

Bibliography Information

"Entry for 'Stomacher'". A King James Dictionary.

Stomacher. [N] [E]

The Hebrew word so translated, ( Isaiah 3:24 ) describes some article of female attire, the character of which is a mere matter of conjecture.


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

STOMACHER

stum'-uk-er:

Used to translate pethighil (Isaiah 3:24 the King James Version), where the meaning is uncertain. The English word denotes that part of a woman's dress which covered the breast and the pit of the stomach. It was usually much ornamented.


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