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Vehicles answering to this term in modern usage were not known to the ancients. (See CART). In the English Bible this word stands, therefore, as the incongruous rendering of several totally different terms. In 1 Samuel 17:20, the Hebrew word מִעְגָּלָה , magalah´, rendered "trench" in our version, and "place of the carriage" in the margin, probably signifies a wagon-rampart, a bulwark formed of the wagons and other vehicles of the army (1 Samuel 26:5; 1 Samuel 26:7). In Judges 18:21, the original is כְּבוּדָּה, kebudah', and means wealth, i.e. booty. In Isaiah 46:1, "carriage" stands for נְשׂוּאָה, nesuah´, a load for a beast of burden. In 1 Samuel 17:22, the word כְּלִי, keli´, "carriage," properly means implements, equipments; and in Isaiah 10:28, implements of war. In Acts 21:15, the phrase, "we took up our carriages" (ἀποσκενάζομαι ), should be, "we packed up our baggage." (See WAGON).
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'CARRIAGE.'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​c/carriage.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.