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Angle

ANGLE

an'-g'-l:

Used in Isaiah 19:8 for a Hebrew noun that is rendered "hook" in Job 41:1: "The fishers shall lament, and all they that cast angle (hook) into the Nile shall mourn." For a striking figurative use of it see Habakkuk 1:15 where, speaking of the wicked devouring the righteous, "making men as the fishes of the sea," the prophet says: "They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net" (the Revised Version (British and American) uses singular).


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