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Bible Dictionaries

Holman Bible Dictionary

Naked

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Being without clothes (Genesis 2:25; Job 1:21; Ecclesiastes 5:15; Amos 2:16; Micah 1:8 ) or else poorly clothed (Deuteronomy 28:48; Matthew 25:36-44; James 2:15 ). The phrase “to uncover the nakedness of” means to have sexual intercourse (Leviticus 18:6-19; Leviticus 20:11 ,Leviticus 20:11,20:17-21 ). Nakedness frequently occurs in conjunction with shame (Genesis 3:7; Genesis 9:21-27; Isaiah 47:3; Ezekiel 16:8 ,Ezekiel 16:8,16:36-37 ).

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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 'Naked'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/n/naked.html. 1991.

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