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Holman Bible Dictionary

Galley

A long, narrow ship propelled mainly by oars. The galleys were used as warships (Isaiah 33:21 ). Such vessels were designed to sail near the shore or on rivers. The image in Isaiah is of a Jerusalem free from the threat of invasion.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Galley'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/g/galley.html. 1991.

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