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HOLLOW

hol'-o (kaph, nabhabh): "Hollow" is the translation of kaph, "hollow" (Gen 32:25,32, "the hollow of his thigh," the hip-pan or socket, over the sciatic nerve); of nabhabh, "to be hollow" (Ex 27:8; 38:7; Jer 52:21); of sho`-al, "hollow" (Isa 40:12, "Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand?" (in handfuls; compare 1 Ki 20:10; Ezek 13:19)); of makhtesh, "a mortar," "socket of a tooth" (from its shape) (Jdg 15:19, "God clave an (the Revised Version (British and American) "the") hollow place that is in Lehi"); of sheqa`aruroth, probably from qa`ar, "to sink" (Lev 14:37, "the walls of the house with hollow strakes," so the English Revised Version, the American Standard Revised Version "hollow streaks," depressions); of koilotes (The Wisdom of Solomon 17:19, "the hollow mountains," the Revised Version (British and American) "hollows of the mountains"); of koiloma (2 Macc 1:19, "hollow place of a pit," the Revised Version (British and American) "hollow of a well"); of antrodes (2 Macc 2:5, "a hollow cave," the Revised Version (British and American) "a chamber in the rock," margin (Greek) "a cavernous chamber").
W. L. Walker
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'hollow'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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