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Lattice [S]

  • Heb. 'eshnabh, a latticed opening through which the cool breeze passes ( Judges 5:28 ). The flat roofs of the houses were sometimes enclosed with a parapet of lattice-work on wooden frames, to screen the women of the house from the gaze of the neighbourhood.

  • Heb. harakim, the network or lattice of a window (Cant. 2:9 ).

  • Heb. sebakhah, the latticed balustrade before a window or balcony ( 2 Kings 1:2 ). The lattice window is frequently used in Eastern countries.

    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.

    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Lattice". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

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