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Holman Bible Dictionary

Log

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(1) A liquid measure (See Ecclesiastes 10:9 ), to burning logs for cooking (Ezekiel 24:10 ), and to felling logs to use in house construction (2Kings 6:2,2 Kings 6:5 ). The timber which king Hiram of Tyre sent to Solomon was likely logs lashed together to form rafts (1 Kings 5:8-9 ). The “log” of Jesus' hyperbolic expression (Matthew 7:3-5; Luke 6:41-42 ) was a long, shaped piece of lumber (KJV, beam).

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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 'Log'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/l/log.html. 1991.

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