Bit and Bridle


International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)


To "bridle" occurs (Jas 1:26, "bridleth not his tongue"; Jas 3:2 "able to bridle the whole body"; chalinagogeo, "to lead" or "guide with a bit"). In 1 Esdras 3:6, and 2 Macc 10:29, we have "bridles of gold" (chrusochalinos).