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Bible Dictionaries

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Lintel

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  • Heb. mashkoph, a projecting cover (Exodus 12:22,23; 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.).

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    These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Lintel'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/l/lintel.html. 1897.

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