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LITTER

lit'-er (tsabh): (1) Used upon backs of camels for easy riding, made of a wooden frame with light mattress and pillows, also a covering above, supported by upright pieces, sometimes having also side awnings for protection from the sun's rays. Mule litters were made with pairs of shafts projecting before and behind, between which the animals were yoked (Isa 66:20). Litter-wagons ('eghloth tsabh) are mentioned in Nu 7:3; the horse litter (phorion) is mentioned in 2 Macc 9:8; compare 3:27. (2) miTTah, "palanquin" or "litter of Solomon" (Song 3:7; compare 3:9).
See PALANQUIN.
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'LITTER'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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