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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Dedicate; Dedication

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ded´i -kāt , ded -i -kā´shun ( חנכּה , ḥănukkāh , "initiation," "consecration"; קדשׁ , ḳādhēsh , "to be clean," "sanctify"; חרם , ḥērem , "a thing devoted (to God)"): Often used in Hebrew of the consecration of persons, but usually in the English Versions of the Bible of the setting apart of things to a sacred use, as of the altar (Numbers 7:10 f,84, 88; compare Daniel 3:2 , Daniel 3:3 , "the dedication of the image"), of silver and gold (2 Samuel 8:11 ; 2 Kings 12:4 ), of the Temple (1 Kings 8:63 ; Ezra 6:16 f; compare Exodus 29:44 ), of the wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 12:27 ), of private dwellings (Deuteronomy 20:5 ). the Revised Version (British and American) substitutes "devoted" for "dedicated" in Ezekiel 44:29 . See CONSECRATION ; SANCTIFICATION .

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

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