Parlor, [N]

a word in English usage meaning the common room of the family, and hence probably in Authorized Version denoting the kings audience-chamber, so used in reference to Eglon. ( Judges 3:20-25 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

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



This word in the King James Version, occurring in Judges 3:20-25; 1 Samuel 9:22; 1 Chronicles 28:11, is in every instance changed in the Revised Version: in Judges into "upper room," in 1 Samuel into "guest-chamber," in 1 Chronicles into "chambers," representing as many Hebrew words.


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