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(Heb. gao), anything convex or arched, as the boss of a shield, (Job 15:26) the eyebrows, (Leviticus 14:9) an eminent place. (Ezekiel 16:31) It is rendered once only in the plural, "naves," (1 Kings 7:33) meaning the centres of the wheels in which the spokes are inserted i.e. the hubs. In (Ezekiel 1:18) it is rendered twice "rings," and margin "strakes," an old word apparently used for the nave (hub) of a wheel and also more probably for the felloe or the tire, as making the streak or stroke upon the ground.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The block in the center of a wheel, from which the spokes radiate, and through which the axle passes; -- called also hub or hob.

2. (n.) The navel.

3. (n.) The middle or body of a church, extending from the transepts to the principal entrances, or, if there are no transepts, from the choir to the principal entrance, but not including the aisles.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
NAVE (1)

nav (1 Kings 7:33).


NAVE (2)

na'-ve (Naue): Greek form of the Hebrew proper name "Nun" (so the Revised Version (British and American)), found only in the King James Version of Sirach 46:1.

Strong's Hebrew
2840. chishshur -- a nave, hub (of a wheel)
... chishshur or chishshur. 2841 . a nave, hub (of a wheel). Transliteration: chishshur
or chishshur Phonetic Spelling: (khish-shoor') Short Definition: hubs. ...
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1354. gab -- a back
... back, body, boss, eminent (higher) place, (eye)brows, nave, ring. see HEBREW gev.
see HEBREW guwph. 1353, 1354. gab. 1355 . Strong's Numbers.
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1964. hekal -- a palace, temple
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition a palace, temple NASB Word Usage court (1),
nave (14), palace (7), palaces (4), temple (53), temples (1). palace, temple. ...
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Of the Old Testament, Therefore, First of all There have Been ...
... therefore, first of all there have been handed down five books of Moses, Genesis,
Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy; Then Jesus Nave, (Joshua the son of ...
/.../37 of the old testament.htm

Symbolism of the Church Building
... Some chancels of old churches were even built with a slight deflection from the
line of direction of the nave, thus representing the inclination of our ...
/.../regester/the worship of the church/symbolism of the church building.htm

Hymns of the Holy Eastern Church
... 1. The Bema; 2. The Altar; 3. The Prothesis; 4. The Diaconicon; 5. The Iconostasis;
6. Doors; 7. The Ambon; 8. The Nave; 9. The Narthex. ... (3) The Nave. ...
// of the holy eastern church/iv.htm

Christian Worship,
... this description with the plan of a church, you will see that the broad middle part
of the basilica answers to what is called the "body" or "nave" of the church ...
/.../chapter xviii christian worship.htm

Excursus on the Public Discipline or Exomologesis of the Early ...
... The second division, or main body of the church, was called the Naos or
Nave. This was separated from the Narthex by rails of wood ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/excursus on the public discipline.htm

Next There Follows, "And in Christ Jesus, his Only Son, Our Lord. ...
... For we read in the Books of Moses, that Auses, the son of Nave, when he was chosen
to lead the people, had his name changed from "Auses" to "Jesus," to shew ...
/.../6 next there follows and.htm

The Cross of Christ Frequently Announced in the Old Testament.
... [1620] What, again, says Moses to Jesus (Joshua) the son of Nave, when he gave him
[1621] this name, as being a prophet, with this view only, that all the ...
/.../barnabas/the epistle of barnabas /chapter xii the cross of christ.htm

In Sanctuary
... Eutropius rushed into it down the private passage from the Palace which led into
the Emperor's gallery, and down the staircase from the gallery into the nave. ...
/.../chapter xxvii in sanctuary.htm

Prediction About the Christians in Zechariah the Malignant Way ...
... [2385] But I now say, that as [Scripture] said that the Son of Nave (Nun) by the
name Jesus (Joshua) wrought powerful works and exploits which proclaimed ...
/.../chapter cxv prediction about the christians.htm

That Christ Also is Called a Stone.
... are seven eyes." [4041] Also in Deuteronomy: "And thou shalt write upon the stone
all this law, very plainly." [4042] Also in Jesus the son of Nave: "And he ...
/.../cyprian/three books of testimonies against the jews/16 that christ also is.htm

Nave (19 Occurrences)
... including the aisles. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. NAVE (1). nav
(1 Kings 7:33). See SEA, THE MOLTEN. NAVE (2). na'-ve (Naue ...
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Navel (4 Occurrences)

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Nun (31 Occurrences)
... meaning "fecundity"): Father of Joshua (referred to thus 29 t) (Exodus 33:11 Numbers
11:28, etc.; 1 Chronicles 7:27, margin "Non"; Sirach 46:1, margin "Nave"). ...
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Nauseated (1 Occurrence)

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Wheel (20 Occurrences)
... circular frame turning about an axis; a rotating disk, whether solid, or a frame
composed of an outer rim, spokes or radii, and a central hub or nave, in which ...
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Bushel (6 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A large indefinite quantity. 5. (n.) The iron lining in the nave of a wheel.
[Eng.] In the United States it is called a box. See 4th Bush. Int. ...
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Clerestory (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The upper story of the nave of a church, containing
windows, and rising above the aisle roofs. 2. (n.) Same as Clearstory. ...
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Spoke (799 Occurrences)
... of Speak. 4. (n.) The radius or ray of a wheel; one of the small bars which are
inserted in the hub, or nave, and which serve to support the rim or felly. ...
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Machpelah (6 Occurrences)
... The southern end of the great enclosure is occupied by a church-probably a building
entirely of the crusading period-with a nave and two aisles. ...
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Bible Concordance
Nave (19 Occurrences)

1 Kings 6:3 The porch before the temple of the house, twenty cubits was its length, according to the breadth of the house; and ten cubits was its breadth before the house.

1 Kings 6:5 Against the wall of the house he built stories all around, against the walls of the house all around, both of the temple and of the oracle; and he made side chambers all around.

1 Kings 6:17 The house, that is, the temple before the oracle, was forty cubits long.

1 Kings 6:33 So also made he for the entrance of the temple door posts of olive wood, out of a fourth part of the wall;

1 Kings 7:21 He set up the pillars at the porch of the temple: and he set up the right pillar, and called its name Jachin; and he set up the left pillar, and called its name Boaz.
(See NAS)

1 Kings 7:50 and the cups, and the snuffers, and the basins, and the spoons, and the fire pans, of pure gold; and the hinges, both for the doors of the inner house, the most holy place, and for the doors of the house, to wit, of the temple, of gold.

2 Chronicles 3:4 The porch that was before the house, its length, according to the breadth of the house, was twenty cubits, and the height one hundred twenty; and he overlaid it within with pure gold.
(See RSV)

2 Chronicles 3:5 The greater house he made a ceiling with fir wood, which he overlaid with fine gold, and ornamented it with palm trees and chains.
(See RSV)

2 Chronicles 3:13 The wings of these cherubim spread themselves forth twenty cubits: and they stood on their feet, and their faces were toward the house.
(See RSV)

2 Chronicles 4:22 and the snuffers, and the basins, and the spoons, and the fire pans, of pure gold: and as for the entry of the house, the inner doors of it for the most holy place, and the doors of the main hall of the temple were of gold.

Ezekiel 41:1 He brought me to the temple, and measured the posts, six cubits broad on the one side, and six cubits broad on the other side, which was the breadth of the tent.

Ezekiel 41:2 The breadth of the entrance was ten cubits; and the sides of the entrance were five cubits on the one side, and five cubits on the other side: and he measured its length, forty cubits, and the breadth, twenty cubits.

Ezekiel 41:4 He measured its length, twenty cubits, and the breadth, twenty cubits, before the temple: and he said to me, This is the most holy place.

Ezekiel 41:15 He measured the length of the building before the separate place which was at its back, and its galleries on the one side and on the other side, one hundred cubits; and the inner temple, and the porches of the court;

Ezekiel 41:17 to the space above the door, even to the inner house, and outside, and by all the wall all around inside and outside, by measure.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 41:20 from the ground to above the door were cherubim and palm trees made: thus was the wall of the temple.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 41:21 As for the temple, the door posts were squared; and as for the face of the sanctuary, the appearance of it was as the appearance of the temple.

Ezekiel 41:23 The temple and the sanctuary had two doors.

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.



Related Terms

Navel (4 Occurrences)

Nun (31 Occurrences)

Nauseated (1 Occurrence)

Wheel (20 Occurrences)

Bushel (6 Occurrences)

Clerestory (1 Occurrence)

Spoke (799 Occurrences)

Machpelah (6 Occurrences)

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