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Dictionaries :: Braided (AV, Broided)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g4117 Greek: plegma

Braided (AV, Broided):

signifies "what is woven" (from pleko, "to weave, plait"), whether a net or basket (Josephus uses it of the ark of bulrushes in which the infant Moses was laid), or of a web, plait, braid. It is used in 1Ti 2:9, of "braided hair," which the Vulgate signifies as "ringlets, curls."


(1) Cp. emploke, 1Pe 3:3, "plaiting," i.e., intertwining the hair in ornament.

(2) "Broided" is to be distinguished from broidered, which means to adorn with needlework (not to plait).

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