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Wimple

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A veil or hood; but the Hebrew signifies, properly, a broad and large mantle or shawl. See Ruth 3:15 , Boaz gives Ruth six measures of barley, which she carries away in her mantle, rather than veil, as in the English translation. So in Isaiah 3:22 .


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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Wimple'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ats/w/wimple.html. 1859.

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