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Easton's Bible Dictionary
(Hebrews tsab, as being lightly and gently borne), a sedan or palanquin for the conveyance of persons of rank (Isaiah 66:20). In Numbers 7:3, the words "covered wagons" are more literally "carts of the litter kind." There they denote large and commodious vehicles drawn by oxen, and fitted for transporting the furniture of the temple.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A bed or stretcher so arranged that a person, esp. a sick or wounded person, may be easily carried in or upon it.

2. (n.) Straw, hay, etc., scattered on a floor, as bedding for animals to rest on; also, a covering of straw for plants.

3. (n.) Things lying scattered about in a manner indicating slovenliness; scattered rubbish.

4. (n.) Disorder or untidiness resulting from scattered rubbish, or from thongs lying about uncared for; as, a room in a state of litter.

5. (n.) The young brought forth at one time, by a sow or other multiparous animal, taken collectively. Also Fig.

6. (v. t.) To supply with litter, as cattle; to cover with litter, as the floor of a stall.

7. (v. t.) To put into a confused or disordered condition; to strew with scattered articles; as, to litter a room.

8. (v. t.) To give birth to; to bear; -- said of brutes, esp. those which produce more than one at a birth, and also of human beings, in abhorrence or contempt.

9. (v. i.) To be supplied with litter as bedding; to sleep or make one's bed in litter.

10. (v. i.) To produce a litter.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

lit'-er (tsabh): (1) Used upon backs of camels for easy riding, made of a wooden frame with light mattress and pillows, also a covering above, supported by upright pieces, sometimes having also side awnings for protection from the sun's rays. Mule litters were made with pairs of shafts projecting before and behind, between which the animals were yoked (Isaiah 66:20). Litter-wagons ('eghloth tsabh) are mentioned in Numbers 7:3; the horse litter (phorion) is mentioned in 2 Maccabees 9:8; compare 3:27. (2) miTTah, "palanquin" or "litter of Solomon" (Songs 3:7; compare Songs 3:9).


2826. klinidion -- a small couch
... a small couch. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: klinidion Phonetic
Spelling: (klin-id'-ee-on) Short Definition: a couch or litter Definition: a ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6632. tsab -- a litter
... 6631, 6632. tsab. 6632a . a litter. Transliteration: tsab Phonetic Spelling:
(tsawb) Short Definition: covered. covered, litter, tortoise ...
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668. appiryon -- a sedan, litter, palanquin
... 667, 668. appiryon. 669 . a sedan, litter, palanquin. Transliteration: appiryon
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-pir-yone') Short Definition: chair. ...
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6632a. tsab -- a litter
... a litter. Transliteration: tsab Short Definition: covered. Word Origin from an unused
word Definition a litter NASB Word Usage covered (1), litters (1). ...
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4296. mittah -- a couch, bed
... bedchamber, bier. From natah; a bed (as extended) for sleeping or eating; by analogy,
a sofa, litter or bier -- bed((-chamber)), bier. see HEBREW natah. ...
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Before Egypt's Throne
... Four solemn Ethiopians bore her litter upon their shoulders, and another
waved a fan of black ostrich plumes over her. The litter ...
// yoke/chapter xxxix before egypts throne.htm

It was the Fifth Anniversary of that Resolution of the Senate ...
... Vergilius left the scene with Augustus. They rode away in the royal litter. ... "Come
with me," said the great man. They left the litter and entered a large shop. ...
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The Emperor Gratian is Slain by the Treachery of the Usurper ...
... In fact Andragathius, a general under Maximus, having concealed himself in a litter
resembling a couch, which was carried by mules, ordered his guards to ...
/.../chapter xi the emperor gratian is.htm

The Procession of Amen
... Kenkenes seized upon their advance to proceed also, and, dropping between the first
and second litter, made his way with little difficulty to the front. ...
// yoke/chapter iv the procession of.htm

It was a Clear Morning and the Tenth Day Before the Kalends of ...
... He struggled, cursing, but they bore him down, binding him hand and knee to an open
litter, so he stood, like a beast, upon all fours, for such, indeed, was ...
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The Sick of the Palsy
... The crowds besieged the very passages, there was no room, no, not around the door,
and even if one might struggle forward, four men bearing a litter might well ...
/.../chadwick/the gospel of st mark/chapter 2 1-12 the sick of.htm

How Wynfrid Being Deposed, Sexwulf Received his Bishopric, and ...
... he was bishop as before that time, is said to have been most holy, as is even now
testified by heavenly miracles; for to this day, his horse-litter, in which ...
/.../bede/bedes ecclesiastical history of england/chap vi how wynfrid being.htm

Useless Sacrifice
... and are told, to your fresh astonishment and disgust, that that is only
where the servants sweep the litter. But crouching behind ...
/.../kingsley/all saints day and other sermons/sermon xxxvi useless sacrifice.htm

Of the Use of Reason in Religion; and of Dreams, Auguries, Oracles ...
... when he again perceived the same image asking whether he had suffered sufficient
punishment for the neglect of his command, he was carried on a litter to the ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap viii of the use of.htm

At the Well
... She is in the bamboo litter, Miriam is in the other. "We are come from farthest
Egypt, fifty of us in three barges," he began. ... The litter of Miriam passed. ...
// yoke/chapter xxxvii at the well.htm

Litter (1 Occurrence)
... In Numbers 7:3, the words "covered wagons" are more literally "carts of the litter
kind." There they denote large and commodious vehicles drawn by oxen, and ...
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Palanquin (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) An enclosed carriage or litter, commonly about eight
feet long, four feet wide, and four feet high, borne on the shoulders of ...
/p/palanquin.htm - 7k

Littered (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Litter. Multi-Version Concordance
Littered (1 Occurrence). 2 Kings 7:15 They went after ...
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Far (2526 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A young pig, or a litter of pigs. 2.
(a.) Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually ...
/f/far.htm - 11k

Team (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A group of young animals, especially of young
ducks; a brood; a litter. 2. (n.) Hence, a number of animals moving together. ...
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Escorted (6 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Song of Songs 3:7 Behold, it is the litter of Solomon; threescore mighty
men are about it, of the mighty men of Israel. (See NIV). ...
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Powders (1 Occurrence)
... in Songs 3:6 were probably perfumes, as they are associated with myrrh and frankincense
in the account of the festal procession of the litter of Solomon. ...
/p/powders.htm - 7k

Bed (142 Occurrences)
... 6; 41:3). In the New Testament it denotes sometimes a litter with a coverlet
(Matthew 9:2, 6; Luke 5:18; Acts 5:15). The Jewish ...
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Sweep (34 Occurrences)
... telescope. 8. (vi) To clean rooms, yards, etc., or to clear away dust, dirt,
litter, etc., with a broom, brush, or the like. 9. (vi ...
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Sweeping (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Cleaning off surfaces, or cleaning away dust, dirt, or litter, as a broom
does; moving with swiftness and force; carrying everything before it ...
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