a shed for a watchman in a garden ( Isaiah 1:8 ). The Hebrew name melunah is rendered "cottage" (q.v.) in Isaiah 24:20 . It also denotes a hammock or hanging-bed.

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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


loj (lin; kataskenoo, etc.):

To stay or dwell, temporarily, as for the night (Genesis 32:13,21; Numbers 22:8; Joshua 2:1 the King James Version; Joshua 4:3; Luke 13:19; Matthew 21:17, aulizomai), or permanently (Ruth 1:16). In Isaiah 1:8, "a lodge (melunah) in a garden of cucumbers," the meaning is "hut," "cottage." "Evil thoughts" are said to "lodge" in the wicked (Jeremiah 4:14).

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