Glossary of Terms


A coat of mail or armor to defend the neck and breast. It was formed of little iron rings united, and descended from the neck to the middle of the body.
1) To make holy; to consecrate; to set apart for holy or religious use. Exodus 28, 29; 1st Kings 8.
2) To devote to holy or religious exercises; to treat as sacred.
3) To reverence; to honor as sacred. Hallowed be your name. Matthew 6:9.
A place to which one frequently resorts.
A plant of the genus Erica, of many species. It is a shrub. Its leaves are small and continue green all the year. Other Bible translations use either the word, bush, or shrub, instead of heath.
Religious opinion opposed to the authorized doctrinal standards of any particular church, especially when tending to promote schism or separation; lack of orthodox or sound belief; rejection of, or erroneous belief in regard to, some fundamental religious doctrine or truth; heterodoxy.
A murmuring sound, by implication, a machination — device, Higgaion, meditation, solemn sound.
A Hebrew measure of capacity containing the sixth part of an ephah, or about five quarts English measure.
A place of security; a fortified place; a fort; a castle; — often called a stronghold.
A Hebrew measure containing, as a liquid measure, ten baths, equivalent to fifty-five gallons, two quarts, one pint; and, as a dry measure, ten ephahs, equivalent to six bushels, two pecks, four quarts.