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Bestead

BESTEAD

be-sted' (niqsheh, "caught in a snare," "entrapped"; as Judah hard pressed in their own land by the Assyrians (Isaiah 8:21 the King James Version)):

Found only here. Old English word steden meaning "place," hence, "set," "beset"; usually with "ill," "sorely bested." In the Revised Version (British and American) rendered "sore distressed."


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