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Easton's Bible Dictionary

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  • Heb. hatsabh. Job 19:24 , rendered "graven," but generally means hewn stone or wood, in quarry or forest.

  • Heb. harush. Jeremiah 17:1 , rendered "graven," and indicates generally artistic work in metal, wood, and stone, effected by fine instruments.

  • Heb. haqaq. Ezekiel 4:1 , engraving a plan or map, rendered "pourtray;" Job 19:23 , "written."

  • Heb. pasal points rather to the sculptor's or the carver's art (Isaiah 30:22; 40:19; 41:7; 44:12-15 ).

  • Pathah refers to intaglio work, the cutting and engraving of precious stones (Exodus 28:9-11,21; Zechariah 3:9; Song of Solomon 1:10,11 ).

  • Heret. In Exodus 32:4 rendered "graving tool;" and in Isaiah 8:1 , "a pen."

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Graving'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​g/graving.html. 1897.
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