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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Bridechamber, Children of the

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The Lord was the Bridegroom, and while He was on earth the 'sons' (companions, friends) of the bridechamber could not mourn nor fast; but in His absence they would do so. Matthew 9:15; Mark 2:19; Luke 5:34 . The friend of the Bridegroom (to whom John the Baptist likened himself) is spoken of in distinction from the bride herself. John 3:29 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Bridechamber, Children of the'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/b/bridechamber-children-of-the.html. 1897.

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