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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. 1915.

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