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Holman Bible Dictionary

Garland

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Garland translates in modern translations two Hebrew and one Greek term, all referring to wreaths worn on the head. Garlands symbolized instruction or the benefit of wisdom (Proverbs 1:9 ; Proverbs 4:9 ). In Isaiah 61:3 ,Isaiah 61:3,61:10 garlands form part of the bridegroom's wedding apparel. Israel's days of Exile, pictured as mourning, would give way to the celebration of God's salvation, pictured as a wedding. At Acts 14:13 the priest of Zeus brought Paul and Barnabas garlands. In Greek mythology the gods were frequently portrayed wearing garlands. Mistaking the apostles for Zeus and Hermes, the priest deemed garlands a suitable gift.


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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Garland'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/g/garland.html. 1991.

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