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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Apron

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stands in one passage of the Auth. Vers. for the Heb. חֲגוֹרָה (chagorah', a girdle, as usually), the fig-leaf bands which our first parents made to hide their shame (Genesis 3:7); also for the Greek σιμικίνθιον (Acts 19:12), a term borrowed from the Lat. semicinctium, i.e. half-girdle or belt covering half the person, an article of apparel worn by artisans and servants. (See ATTIRE). (See NAPKIN).

Apse or Apsis

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

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