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Threshold

Threshold [S]

  • Heb. miphtan, probably a projecting beam at a higher point than the threshold proper ( 1 Samuel 5:4 1 Samuel 5:5 ; Ezekiel 9:3 ; Ezekiel 10:4 Ezekiel 10:18 ; 46:2 ; 47:1 ); also rendered "door" and "door-post."

  • 'Asuppim, pl. ( Nehemiah 12:25 ), rendered correctly "storehouses" in the Revised Version. In 1Chr 26:15,17the Authorized Version retains the word as a proper name, while in the Revised Version it is translated "storehouses."

    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.

    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Threshold". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Threshold, [E]

    Of the two words so rendered is the Authorized Version, one,miphthan, ,seems to mean sometimes a projecting beam or corbel. ( Ezekiel 9:3 ; Ezekiel 10:4 Ezekiel 10:18 ) [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary


    Bibliography Information

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

    THRESHOLD

    thresh'-old.

    See HOUSE, II, 1, (7).


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    These files are public domain.

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