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kon´kōrs ( המה , hāmāh , "to hum," "to make a noise"; συστροφή , sustrophḗ , "a turning" or "twisting together"): Hāmāh , usually translated by some word signifying "sound" is rendered "concourse" in Proverbs 1:21 (perhaps from the noise made by people thronging and talking together; compare 1 Kings 1:41 , "uproar"), "She (wisdom) crieth in the chief place of concourse," the Revised Version, margin, Hebrew "at the head of the noisy (streets)"; sustrophē is translated "concourse" (Acts 19:40 ), a riotous crowd. Compare Judith 10:18.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Concourse'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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