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Morrish Bible Dictionary

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It is said symbolically that as a cage or trap is full of birds, so the houses of the Jews were full of deceit. Jeremiah 5:27 . 'A cage of every unclean and hateful bird,' is a character of mystical Babylon. Revelation 18:2 . The word here is φυλακή,often translated 'prison.'

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Cage'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​mbd/​c/cage.html. 1897.
 
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