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Judith 10:21; 13:9; 16:19. The canopy of Holofernes is the only one mentioned.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A covering fixed over a bed, dais, or the like, or carried on poles over an exalted personage or a sacred object, etc. chiefly as a mark of honor.

2. (n.) An ornamental projection, over a door, window, niche, etc.

3. (n.) Also, a rooflike covering, supported on pillars over an altar, a statue, a fountain, etc.

4. (v. t.) To cover with, or as with, a canopy.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

kan'-o-pi (chuppah, from a root meaning "to enclose" or "cover"): Isaiah 4:5 the King James Version has "defence," the English Revised Version "canopy," the American Standard Revised Version "covering," the last being best, though "canopy" has much in its favor. In Psalm 19:5 (Hebrew 19:6) chuppah is used of the bridegroom's chamber and in Joel 2:16 of the bride's. Among the Hebrews the chuppah was originally the chamber in which the bride awaited the groom for the marital union. In Judith 10:21; 13:9, 15; 16:19 the word canopy occurs as the English equivalent of the Greek konopeion, which was primarily a mosquito-net and then a canopy over a bed, whether for useful or for decorative purposes.

John Richard Sampey

Strong's Hebrew
8237. shaphrur -- perhaps splendor, pavilion, canopy
... shaphrur or shaphrir. 8238 . perhaps splendor, pavilion, canopy. Transliteration:
shaphrur or shaphrir Phonetic Spelling: (shaf-roor') Short Definition: canopy ...
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2646. chuppah -- a canopy, chamber
... a canopy, chamber. Transliteration: chuppah Phonetic Spelling: (khoop-paw') Short
Definition: chamber. ... From chaphah; a canopy -- chamber, closet, defence. ...
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6632. tsab -- a litter
... From an unused root meaning to establish; a palanquin or canopy (as a fixture);
also a species of lizard (probably as clinging fast) -- covered, litter ...
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5521. sukkah -- a thicket, booth
... Word Origin from sakak Definition a thicket, booth NASB Word Usage booth (1), Booths
(9), booths (8), canopies (1), canopy (1), hut (1), lair (1), pavilion (1 ...
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6210. eres -- a couch, divan
... bedstead, couch. From an unused root meaning perhaps to arch; a couch (properly,
with a canopy) -- bed(-stead), couch. 6209, 6210. eres. 6211 . ...
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The Royal Pair in their Glorious Chariot
... of the person; the bottom thereof is of gold. The canopy on the top, is
a covering of purple. Since to lie on gold would be very ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 8 1863/the royal pair in their.htm

The Seventh vision "In Heaven"
... away the filth of the daughters of Zion, it is added: "beyond all this glory there
shall be the Chuppah": ie, the marriage or bridal canopy mentioned elsewhere ...
/.../bullinger/commentary on revelation/the seventh vision in heaven.htm

The Dream of St. Ursula
... The bed is a broad four-poster, the posts being beautifully wrought golden or gilded
rods, variously wreathed and branched, carrying a canopy of warm red. ...
// ursula/ii the dream of st.htm

The Friend Whose Years do not Fail. Rev. W. Arthur, MA
... He did not pitch that canopy, nor fix those lights, nor hang those curtains by whose
silent closing and withdrawing the light is heightened or dimmed. ...
/.../king/the wesleyan methodist pulpit in malvern/the friend whose years do.htm

All Mankind Guilty; Or, Every Man Knows More than He Practises.
... When Napoleon was returning from his campaign in Egypt and Syria, he was seated
one night upon the deck of the vessel, under the open canopy of the heavens ...
/.../shedd/sermons to the natural man/all mankind guilty or every.htm

The Adventure of the Three Sons of Saint George.
... no houses or habitations were to be found; they rested, therefore, at night in the
woods or on the open downs, having only the starry firmament for their canopy ...
/.../the seven champions of christendom/chapter fourteen the adventure of.htm

The Early Life of St. Joseph
... [Please refer to Figure 6.] I saw sculptures in this colonnade like the heads of
old men. On one side of the court was a fountain under a stone canopy. ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/v the early life of.htm

One of Paul's Prayers
... For, as Paul kneels on his prison floor, its dark roof becomes a canopy of light:
and its walls of iron become crystal till Paul sees the whole family in ...
/.../ teach us to pray/xii one of pauls prayers.htm

The Good Samaritan
... "Gives not the hawthorn bush a sweeter shade To shepherds, looking on their silly
sheep, Than doth a rich embroider'd canopy To kings, that fear their ...
/.../the life of duty a years plain sermons v 2/sermon xlviii the good samaritan.htm

There are Certain Moments in Life which Seem Weighted with the ...
... On this occasion the Pope was enthroned in a kind of semi- state, on a gilded chair
covered with crimson velvet; and a rich canopy of the same material ...
/.../corelli/the master-christian/xxviii there are certain moments.htm

Canopy (8 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Also, a rooflike covering, supported on pillars over an altar, a statue,
a fountain, etc. 4. (vt) To cover with, or as with, a canopy. Int. ...CANOPY. ...
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Vault (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) An arched structure of masonry, forming a ceiling
or canopy. ... 3. (n.) The canopy of heaven; the sky. 4. (n.) A leap or bound. ...
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Tester (5 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A headpiece; a helmet. 2. (n.) A flat canopy, as over a pulpit or tomb.
3. (n.) A canopy over a bed, supported by the bedposts. ...
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Pavilion (11 Occurrences)
... A tent or tabernacle (2 Samuel 22:12; 1 Kings 20:12-16), or enclosure (Psalm
18:11; 27:5). In Jeremiah 43:10 it probably denotes the canopy suspended over the ...
/p/pavilion.htm - 12k

State (51 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) Appearance of grandeur or dignity; pomp. 5. (n.) A chair with a canopy above
it, often standing on a dais; a seat of dignity; also, the canopy itself. ...
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Glow (3 Occurrences)
... of mount Zion, and over her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining
of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory shall be a canopy. ...
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Tilt (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The cloth covering of a cart or a wagon. 3. (n.) A cloth cover of a boat;
a small canopy or awning extended over the sternsheets of a boat. ...
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Throne (181 Occurrences)
... (Hebrews kiss'e), a royal chair or seat of dignity (Deuteronomy 17:18; 2 Samuel
7:13; Psalm 45:6); an elevated seat with a canopy and hangings, which cover it. ...
/t/throne.htm - 48k

Dais (3 Occurrences)
... the chief guests. 3. (n.) A canopy over the seat of a person of dignity.
Multi-Version Concordance Dais (3 Occurrences). 2 Kings ...
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Bonnet (1 Occurrence)
... 6. (n.) A metallic canopy, or projection, over an opening, as a fireplace,
or a cowl or hood to increase the draught of a chimney, etc. ...
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Bible Concordance
Canopy (8 Occurrences)

2 Samuel 22:12 He made darkness pavilions around himself: gathering of waters, and thick clouds of the skies.

1 Kings 7:6 He made the porch of pillars; its length was fifty cubits, and its breadth thirty cubits; and a porch before them; and pillars and a threshold before them.
(See RSV)

2 Kings 16:18 The covered way for the Sabbath that they had built in the house, and the king's entry outside, turned he to the house of Yahweh, because of the king of Assyria.
(See NIV)

Psalms 18:11 He made darkness his hiding place, his pavilion around him, darkness of waters, thick clouds of the skies.

Isaiah 4:5 Yahweh will create over the whole habitation of Mount Zion, and over her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory will be a canopy.

Isaiah 40:22 It is he who is seated over the arch of the earth, and the people in it are as small as locusts; by him the heavens are stretched out like an arch, and made ready like a tent for a living-place.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 43:10 and tell them, Thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel: Behold, I will send and take Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will set his throne on these stones that I have hidden; and he shall spread his royal pavilion over them.

Ezekiel 41:25 There were made on them, on the doors of the temple, cherubim and palm trees, like as were made on the walls; and there was a threshold of wood on the face of the porch outside.
(See RSV)



Related Terms

Vault (2 Occurrences)

Tester (5 Occurrences)

Pavilion (11 Occurrences)

State (51 Occurrences)

Glow (3 Occurrences)

Tilt (2 Occurrences)

Throne (181 Occurrences)

Dais (3 Occurrences)

Bonnet (1 Occurrence)

Create (15 Occurrences)

Canopies (1 Occurrence)

Crest (2 Occurrences)

Flaming (40 Occurrences)

Canst (62 Occurrences)

Marriage (74 Occurrences)

Tabernacle (333 Occurrences)

Assemblies (48 Occurrences)

Assemble (77 Occurrences)

Habitation (90 Occurrences)

Shining (115 Occurrences)

Smoke (98 Occurrences)

Glory (590 Occurrences)

Zion (169 Occurrences)

Cloud (119 Occurrences)

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