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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Halt:

lame on the feet (Gen 32:31; Psa 38:17). To "halt between two opinions" (1Ki 18:21) is supposed by some to be an expression used in "allusion to birds, which hop from spray to spray, forwards and backwards." The LXX. render the expression "How long go ye lame on both knees?" The Hebrew verb rendered "halt" is used of the irregular dance ("leaped upon") around the altar (ver. 26). It indicates a lame, uncertain gait, going now in one direction, now in another, in the frenzy of wild leaping.

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia

Halt:

holt (tsala‘, "to limp"; cholos, "lame," "crippled"): the American Standard Revised Version in Ge 32:31 prefers "limped"; in Mic 4:6,7; Ze 3:19, "is (or was) lame"; in Lu 14:21, the American Standard Revised Version and the English Revised Version have "lame." In 1Ki 18:21 a different word (pacach) is used in English Versions of the Bible of moral indecision: "How long halt ye between two opinions?" the American Standard Revised Version renders, "How long go ye limping between the two sides?"

King James Dictionary

Halt: Lame; Crippled in the Feet.

Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut them off, and cast them from thee: it is better for thee to enter into life HALT or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire. (Matthew 18:8)

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g5560 Greek: cholos

Halt:

"lame," is translated "halt" in Mat 18:8; Mar 9:45; Jhn 5:3; in Act 14:8, "cripple;" in Luk 14:21, AV, "halt," RV, "lame;" elsewhere, "lame," Mat 11:5; 15:30, 31; 21:14: Luk 7:22; 14:13; Act 3:2; 8:7; Hbr 12:13; some mss. have it in Act 3:11 (AV, "the lame man"), RV, "he," translating autou, as in the best texts.

Note: For kullos, Mat 18:8, RV, "halt, see MAIMED, No. 2.

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