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Fausset's Bible Dictionary


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Psalms 16:6, "the lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places," namely, the measuring cords or lines, hence my allotment (Amos 7:17). Micah 2:5, "none that shall cast a cord by lot (i.e. none that shall have any possession measured out) in the congregation of the Lord" (see margin 1 Chronicles 16:18; Psalms 105:11). Argob is always designated by chebel or cord, i.e. well-defined region. (See ARGOB.)

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Lines'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. 1949.

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