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Wimple

Wimple [N] [S]

Isaiah 3:22 , (RSV, "shawls"), a wrap or veil. The same Hebrew word is rendered "vail" (RSV, "mantle") in Ruth 3:15 .

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 Wimple". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Wimple

A woman's garment; shawl.

The changeable suits of apparel, and the mantles, and the WIMPLES, and the crisping pins. ( Isaiah 3:22 )

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

Bibliography Information

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

Wimple, [N] [E]

an old English word for hood or veil, used in the Authorized Version of ( Isaiah 3:22 ) The same Hebrew word is translated "veil" in ( Ruth 3:15 ) but it signifies rather a kind of shawl of mantle.


[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 'Wimple,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

WIMPLE

wim'-p'l:

the Revised Version (British and American) substitutes "shawls" for the King James Version "wimples" in Isaiah 3:22. The precise article of dress intended is unknown.

See DRESS.


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