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A receptacle, generally a pit, used as a toilet (2 Kings 10:27; KJV draught house). Jehu demonstrated his utter contempt for Baal by ordering that his temple be destroyed and converted into a latrine.

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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.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Latrine'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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