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". .

  • Lintel, [E]

    the beam which forms the upper part of the framework of a door. [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Lintel,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.



    See HOUSE, II, 1, (4).

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