Obelisk
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An upright, four-sided pillar, gradually tapering as it rises, and terminating in a pyramid called pyramidion. It is ordinarily monolithic. Egyptian obelisks are commonly covered with hieroglyphic writing from top to bottom.

2. (n.) A mark of reference; -- called also dagger [/]. See Dagger.

3. (v. t.) To mark or designate with an obelisk.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
OBELISK

ob'-e-lisk, ob'-el-isk: A sacred stone or matstsebhah. For matstsebhah the Revised Version (British and American) has used "pillar" in the text, with "obelisk" in the margin in many instances (Exodus 23:24 Leviticus 26:1 Deuteronomy 12:3 1 Kings 14:23 Hosea 3:4; Hosea 10:1, 2, etc.), but not consistently (e.g. Genesis 28:18).

See PILLAR.

Library

List of Illustrations.
... SARCOPHAGUS OF HELENA, MOTHER OF CONSTANTINE (Heliotype) 198. ROTUNDA AND OBELISK
SOUTH OF OLD S. PETER'S (after Bonanni) 202. ... OBELISK OF RAMESES THE GREAT 95. ...
/.../lanciani/pagan and christian rome/list of illustrations.htm

The Messenger
... "I have another royal obelisk to decorate," he said, fixing the young man with a
steady eye, "of a surety,"without doubt,"inevitably,"for the thing is ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter iii the messenger.htm

The Christian View of the Old Testament
... Babylon, fall of, 141. Benefits of criticism, 105 ff. Bible and Reason, 33 f. Bible
lands, 111. Black Obelisk, 133 f. Canon, 86 f. Ceremonial system, 178 ff. ...
/.../eiselen/the christian view of the old testament/index 2.htm

To Follow Out My Plan in Regard to Places...
... The huge Obelisk, as Hermeteles affirms, is set up in public to the Sun; its
inscription, like its origin, belongs to Egyptian superstition. ...
/.../tertullian/the shows or de spectaculis/chapter viii to follow out.htm

Under Ban of the Ritual
... There were long stretches of sunlit sod, and walks of inlaid tile, seats of carved
stone, and a single small obelisk, set on a circular slab, marked with ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter ii under ban of.htm

A Further vindication of the Scripture Narrative of the Creation ...
... say the city built a theatre and a circus, but the stage [6450] was of such and
such a kind, and the statues were on the canal, and the obelisk was reared ...
/.../tertullian/against hermogenes/chapter xxxi a further vindication of.htm

The Procession of Amen
... The air was a-flutter with party-colored streamers. Garlands rioted over colossus,
peristyle, obelisk and sphinx without conserving pattern or moderation. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter iv the procession of.htm

Athor, the Golden
... his opportunity. Mentu was at that moment in On, seeing to the decoration
of the second obelisk reared by Meneptah to the sun. The ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter vii athor the golden.htm

The Coming of the Pharaoh
... For days before, public drapers were to be seen clinging cross-legged to obelisk
and peristyle; moving in spread-eagle fashion, hung in a jacket of sail-cloth ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xiii the coming of.htm

George Buchanan, Scholar
... Born in 1506, at the Moss, in Killearn"where an obelisk to his memory, so one reads,
has been erected in this century"of a family "rather ancient than rich ...
/.../kingsley/historical lectures and essays/george buchanan scholar.htm

Thesaurus
Obelisk
... See Dagger. 3. (vt) To mark or designate with an obelisk. Int. Standard Bible
Encyclopedia. OBELISK. ob'-e-lisk, ob'-el-isk: A sacred stone or matstsebhah. ...
/o/obelisk.htm - 7k

On (40792 Occurrences)
... Though the XIIth Dynasty removed the capital to Diospolis, Usertsen I (Senwesret)
of that Dynasty erected a great obelisk at On in front of the entrance to the ...
/o/on.htm - 17k

Hazael (23 Occurrences)
... From the Black Obelisk in the British Museum, on which Shalmaneser II (860-825 BC)
has inscribed the story of the campaign he carried on during his long reign ...
/h/hazael.htm - 23k

Jehu (63 Occurrences)
... and headquarters of the Baal-worship introduced by Jezebel, though it is recorded
of Jehoram that he had removed, at least temporarily, an obelisk of Baal ...
/j/jehu.htm - 47k

Needle (4 Occurrences)
... See Pinus. 5. (n.) Any slender, pointed object, like a needle, as a pointed
crystal, a sharp pinnacle of rock, an obelisk, etc. ...
/n/needle.htm - 10k

Obelisks (1 Occurrence)

/o/obelisks.htm - 6k

Jew (34 Occurrences)
... `obelisk'], and without an ephod, and without teraphim" (Hosea 3:4). Till about
the beginning of the present century [1800] they were everywhere greatly ...
/j/jew.htm - 22k

Exploration
... The black obelisk of Shalmancser II (9th century) catalogues and pictures the tribute
received from Jehu; almost every king of the 8th century tells something ...
/e/exploration.htm - 38k

Dial (2 Occurrences)
... 9, 10, 11. The ma'aloth was probably stairs on which the shadow of a column
or obelisk placed on the top fell. The shadow would ...
/d/dial.htm - 19k



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