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Buckle

BUCKLE

buk'-'-l (porpe):

As a mark of favor Jonathan Maccabeus was presented by Alexander Balas with a buckle of gold (1 Macc 10:89), the wearing of which was restricted to the blood royal. The buckle was used for fastening the mantle or outer robe on the shoulder or chest.


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