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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Obelisk

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ob´ḗ - lisk , ob´el - isk : A sacred stone or maccēbhāh . For maccēbhāh the Revised Version (British and American) has used "pillar" in the text, with "obelisk" in the margin in many instances ( Exodus 23:24; Leviticus 26:1; Deuteronomy 12:3; 1 Kings 14:23; Hosea 3:4; Hosea 10:1 , Hosea 10:2 , etc.), but not consistently (e.g. Genesis 28:18 ). See PILLAR .

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Obelisk'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/o/obelisk.html. 1915.

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