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Holman Bible Dictionary

Lap (Verb)

To drink by licking up liquid with the tongue in the manner of a dog (Judges 7:5-7 ). Gideon was to separate those who drank by cupping water in their hands and then lapping it up, still keeping watch, from those who knelt down to drink.

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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 'Lap (Verb)'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/l/lap-verb.html. 1991.

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