Alcove
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A cove or recessed portion of a room, or a small room opening into a larger one; as, a dining alcove; especially, a recess to contain a bed; a lateral recess in a library.

2. (n.) A small ornamental building with seats, or an arched seat, in a pleasure ground; a garden bower.

3. (n.) Any natural recess analogous to an alcove or recess in an apartment.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ALCOVE

al'-kov (qubbah; the King James Version tent; the American Standard Revised Version pavilion; the American Revised Version, margin alcove): Perhaps a large tent occupied by a prince (Numbers 25:8).

Library

Wesley at Windsor Park
... extensive one to the southwest. In the lower part is an alcove which must
be extremely pleasant in a summer evening. There is a little ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/wesley at windsor park.htm

The Death of the Blessed virgin Mary at Ephesus
... I saw her lying on a low, very narrow couch in her little sleeping-alcove all hung
with white, in the room behind and to the right of the hearth-place. ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/xviii the death of the.htm

Ancestors of the Blessed virgin
... Behind the hearth, divided off by screens of rugs, were the rooms used by the
family"the sleeping places, the prayer alcove, the eating and working rooms. ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/i ancestors of the blessed.htm

The visitation
... Mary, Elizabeth, and a few other women stood apart behind a grating in an
alcove from which they could see into the praying-place. ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/ix the visitation.htm

A Call to Holy Living
... You are to avoid those evasions, alcove modes of concealing truth which are common
enough in trade, those exaggerations, those lies which are a common nuisance ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 18 1872/a call to holy living.htm

Sargon of Assyria (722-705 BC )
History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 7. <. ...
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Thesaurus
Alcove (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A cove or recessed portion of a room, or a small room opening into a larger
one; as, a dining alcove; especially, a recess to contain a bed; a lateral ...
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Alcimus

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Pavilion (11 Occurrences)
... pavilion" for the King James Version "tabernacle" in Job 36:29 Isaiah 4:6; while
in Numbers 25:8 it substitutes this word, with the margin "alcove," for the ...
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Alcoves (3 Occurrences)

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Concordance
Alcove (2 Occurrences)

Ezekiel 40:12
and a border before the lodges, one cubit on this side, and a border, one cubit on that side; and the lodges, six cubits on this side, and six cubits on that side.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 40:13
He measured the gate from the roof of the one lodge to the roof of the other, a breadth of twenty-five cubits; door against door.
(See NIV)

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