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Burden

BURDEN is represented by several Heb. terms and by a greater variety of Gr. words. The most important are as follows: International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) bur’-dn. 1. In the [[Old Testament]]: In the Old Testament more than one word is rendered "burden." The word mas’-eth, of the same derivation as massa’, is applied to foolish oracles (La 2:14 the King James Version, oracles the American Standard Revised Version, burdens the American Revised Version, margin, burdens the Revised Version (British and American), oracles the Revised Version, margin; Am 5:11, burdens the King James Version, exactions the American Standard Revised Version and the Revised Version (British and American)). Massa’ is used also in Pr 30:1 and Pr 31:1, and is variously rendered prophecy (the King James Version), oracle (American Revised Version), burden, or the name of the speaker’s country (Revised Version margin, the American Revised Version, margin), oracle (Revised Version). The