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BOLSTER

bol'-ster: Found in the King James Version only in 1 Sam 19:13,16, "Behold, the teraphim was in the bed, with the pillow of goat's hair at the head thereof" (the King James Version "for his bolster"), and 26:7,11,12,16, "Saul lay sleeping .... with his spear stuck in the ground at his head." "Bolster" in these passages in the King James Version was used to translate a Hebrew word whose true significance is "the place of the head," or "the head-place." It will be noted that it has disappeared from the Revised Version (British and American), which rightly has throughout "head," instead of "bolster."
See CUSHION.
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'BOLSTER'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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