Lintel [S]

  • Heb. mashkoph, a projecting cover ( Exodus 12:22 Exodus 12:23 ; ver. 7, "upper door post," but RSV "lintel"); the head-piece of a door, which the Israelites were commanded to mark with the blood of the paschal lamb.

  • Heb. kaphtar. Amos 9:1 ; Zephaniah 2:14 (RSV correctly "chapiters," as in A.V. marg.).

    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 Lintel". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .