Pillow
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Anything used to support the head of a person when reposing; especially, a sack or case filled with feathers, down, hair, or other soft material.

2. (n.) A piece of metal or wood, forming a support to equalize pressure; a brass; a pillow block.

3. (n.) A block under the inner end of a bowsprit.

4. (n.) A kind of plain, coarse fustian.

5. (v. t.) To rest or lay upon, or as upon, a pillow; to support; as, to pillow the head.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PILLOW

pil'-o.

See BOLSTER; CUSHION.

Greek
4344. proskephalaion -- a pillow
... a pillow. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: proskephalaion Phonetic
Spelling: (pros-kef-al'-ahee-on) Short Definition: a pillow or cushion Definition ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4763. meraashoth -- a place at the head, head place
... bolster, head, pillow. Formed like mar'ashah; properly, a headpiece, ie (plural
for adverbial) at (or as) the head-rest (or pillow) -- bolster, head, pillow. ...
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3704. keseth -- a band, fillet
... pillow. From kacah; a cushion or pillow (as covering a seat or bed) -- pillow. see
HEBREW kacah. 3703, 3704. keseth. 3705 . Strong's Numbers.
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3523. kabir -- (something woven) perhaps a quilt or net
... pillow. From kabar in the original sense of plaiting; a matrass (of intertwined
materials) -- pillow. see HEBREW kabar. 3522, 3523. kabir. 3524 . ...
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7226. raashoth -- bolster
... Word Origin the same as marashah, qv. bolster From ro'sh; a pillow (being for the
head) -- bolster. see HEBREW ro'sh. 7225, 7226. raashoth. 7227 . ...
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Library

Jesus Asleep on a Pillow"And He was in the Hinder Part of the Ship ...
... JESUS ASLEEP ON A PILLOW"And He was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a
pillow: and they awake Him, and say unto Him, Master, carest Thou not that we ...
//christianbookshelf.org/spurgeon/till he come/jesus asleep on a pillowand.htm

Sleep Not
... I was recommended to try a pillow of hops to obtain sleep during my late illness,
but I find now that I want a waking pillow rather than a sleeping pillow; and ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/sleep not.htm

The Toiling Christ
... THE TOILING CHRIST. 'They took Him even as He was in the ship.... And He was in
the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow.'"Mark 4:36, 38. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/the toiling christ.htm

The Dream of St. Ursula
... She is some seventeen or eighteen years old, her head is turned towards us on the
pillow, the cheek resting on her hand, as if she were thinking, yet utterly ...
//christianbookshelf.org/ruskin/saint ursula/ii the dream of st.htm

The Value of the One
... I THE VALUE OF THE ONE. Lucy Lee laid her head on her pillow and, looking
through the silence and darkness, smiled up to God. She ...
/.../carpenter/the angel adjutant of twice born men/i the value of the.htm

The Sleeper.
... It would seem as if the guardian angels who had been hovering round his death-pillow
had well-nigh reached the gates of glory ere the sorrowing survivors ...
//christianbookshelf.org/macduff/memories of bethany/vi the sleeper.htm

A Lord of the Harvest.
... There was a lot of pillow-planning. ... When night time came I went to bed to sleep.
My pillow was this, "There is a Lord of the harvest.". ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks on service/a lord of the harvest.htm

The Storm Stilled
... And He was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake Him,
and say unto Him, Master, carest Thou not that we perish? 39. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/the storm stilled.htm

David the Outcast.
... of his warriors, and went down from the cliffs to Saul's camp, where Saul lay sleeping
in a trench, and the spear stuck in the ground by his pillow, while all ...
/.../lathbury/childs story of the bible/chapter xxii david the outcast.htm

Jacob, a Prince of God.
... One night, when he was not far on his way, he lay down to sleep, with a stone for
his pillow, on a hillside that looked toward his home, and he dreamed a ...
/.../lathbury/childs story of the bible/chapter v jacob a prince.htm

Thesaurus
Pillow (8 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A piece of metal or wood, forming a support to equalize pressure; a brass;
a pillow block. 3. (n.) A block under the inner end of a bowsprit. ...PILLOW. ...
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Bolster (7 Occurrences)
... The Hebrew word kebir, rendered "pillow" in 1 Samuel 19:13, 16, but in Revised
Version marg. ... 15. (vt) To support with a bolster or pillow. Int. ...
/b/bolster.htm - 12k

Quilt (2 Occurrences)
... 1 Samuel 19:13 And Michal took the teraphim, and laid it in the bed, and put a pillow
of goats hair at the head thereof, and covered it with the clothes. ...
/q/quilt.htm - 7k

Cushion (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A case or bag stuffed with some soft and elastic
material, and used to sit or recline upon; a soft pillow or pad. ...
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Teraphim (14 Occurrences)
... 1 Samuel 19:13 Michal took the teraphim, and laid it in the bed, and put a pillow
of goats' hair at its head, and covered it with the clothes. ...
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Pillows (6 Occurrences)

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Idol (56 Occurrences)
... 1 Samuel 19:13 Michal took the teraphim, and laid it in the bed, and put a pillow
of goats' hair at its head, and covered it with the clothes. (See NAS NIV). ...
/i/idol.htm - 29k

Bed (142 Occurrences)
... When one was on a journey, or watching his flock by night as a shepherd, such a
"bed" was the most natural, and often a stone would serve as a pillow. ...
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Lodged (35 Occurrences)
... sun had set. And he took one of the stones of the place, and made it his
pillow, and lay down in that place. (DBY). Genesis 31:54 ...
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Wake (34 Occurrences)
... Mark 4:38 And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they
awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not that we perish? ...
/w/wake.htm - 17k

Concordance
Pillow (8 Occurrences)

Mark 4:38
And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not that we perish?
(KJV WBS YLT)

Genesis 28:11
And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.
(Root in KJV DBY WBS YLT)

Genesis 28:18
And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.
(Root in KJV DBY WBS YLT)

1 Samuel 19:13
Michal took the teraphim, and laid it in the bed, and put a pillow of goats' hair at its head, and covered it with the clothes.
(WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT RSV)

1 Samuel 19:16
When the messengers came in, behold, the teraphim was in the bed, with the pillow of goats' hair at its head.
(WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT RSV)

1 Samuel 26:7
And David cometh -- and Abishai -- unto the people by night, and lo, Saul is lying sleeping in the path, and his spear struck into the earth at his pillow, and abner and the people are lying round about him.
(YLT)

1 Samuel 26:11
far be it from me, by Jehovah, from putting forth my hand against the anointed of Jehovah; and, now, take, I pray thee, the spear which 'is' at his pillow, and the cruse of water, and we go away.'
(YLT)

1 Samuel 26:12
And David taketh the spear, and the cruse of water at the pillow of Saul, and they go away, and there is none seeing, and there is none knowing, and there is none awaking, for all of them are sleeping, for a deep sleep 'from' Jehovah hath fallen upon them.
(YLT)

Subtopics

Pillow

Pillow of False Teachers

Pillow: A Cushion

Pillow: A Support for the Head: Called Bolster

Pillow: A Support for the Head: Jesus Sleeps Upon

Pillow: A Support for the Head: Made of Goats' Hair

Pillow: A Support for the Head: Stones Used For

Related Terms

Bolster (7 Occurrences)

Quilt (2 Occurrences)

Cushion (3 Occurrences)

Teraphim (14 Occurrences)

Pillows (6 Occurrences)

Idol (56 Occurrences)

Bed (142 Occurrences)

Lodged (35 Occurrences)

Wake (34 Occurrences)

Float (4 Occurrences)

Down (12601 Occurrences)

Pallet (9 Occurrences)

Perish (186 Occurrences)

Pilled (2 Occurrences)

Pedestal (4 Occurrences)

Bethel (67 Occurrences)

Bedstead (1 Occurrence)

Bedchamber (6 Occurrences)

Caring (23 Occurrences)

Carest (4 Occurrences)

Awake (83 Occurrences)

Slip (22 Occurrences)

Goats (134 Occurrences)

Esdras

Ship (122 Occurrences)

Michal (18 Occurrences)

Hinder (47 Occurrences)

Head (4291 Occurrences)

Path (91 Occurrences)

Cloth (57 Occurrences)

Master (346 Occurrences)

Image (126 Occurrences)

Hair (135 Occurrences)

Hat

Boats (11 Occurrences)

Covered (325 Occurrences)

Ships (46 Occurrences)

Targum

First (4693 Occurrences)

Book (211 Occurrences)

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