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OBEISANCE . Obeisance is obedience (coming into Eng. through the French). It occurs only in the phrases ‘do obeisance’ and ‘make obeisance,’ and only in the OT. The meaning of the Heb. so translated is to prostrate oneself in token of reverence or for worship.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Obeisance'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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