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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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besides its usual meaning ( דֶּבֶק de'bek, ἁφή, etc.), is, in one passage (Song of Solomon 7:1), very erroneously employed in the A.V. as a rendering of חִמּוּקים, chammukim' (Sept. vaguely ῥνθμοί, Vulg. juncturoe, occurs nowhere else), the wrappers (of the thighs), i.e. drawers, a part of the female dress; which, in the case of bridal toilette, are represented as being fringed with a worked edging like lace or a skillfully chased jewel. (See ATTIRE).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Joint'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​j/joint.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
 
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