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Hoise

HOISE

hoiz:

The older form of "hoist" (Old English, hoise), to raise, to lift, and is the translation of epairo, "to lift up": "they .... hoised up the mainsail to the wind" (Acts 27:40). the Revised Version (British and American) "and hoisting up the foresail to the wind"; Wycliff has "lefte up" Tyndale "hoysed up."


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