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Parbar

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(pahr' bahr) Hebrew term of uncertain meaning used only at 1 Chronicles 26:18 . Some translations (KJV, NAS, RSV) merely transliterate the term. Others offer plausible translations: (western) collonade (NRSV, REB); western pavilion (TEV); court to the west (NIV). Suggested renderings of the plural of parbar (or a related term) in 2 Kings 23:11 include: precincts (NAS, NRSV), court (NIV), and suburbs (KJV). It was apparently a road, an open area, or a room near the Temple.


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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Parbar'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/p/parbar.html. 1991.

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Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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