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2. מִבְנֶה, H4445; in Ezekiel 40:2 where the KJV has “the frame of a city,” the RSV has “a structure like a city.”

The New Testament. 1. συναρμολογέω, G5274, “to fit” or “join closely together” (KJV Eph 2:21—“fitly framed together”; RSV “joined together”). 2. καταρτίζω, G2936, “to fit out” (Heb 11:3—KJV “framed”; RSV “created”).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)


(1) yetser (from root yatsar, "to knead," mold with the fingers): "For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust" (Ps 103:14).

(2) `erekh (from root `arakh, "to put in order," "to set in a row," "to arrange"): "goodly frame" (Job 41:12, the King James Version "goodly proportion").

(3) `otsem "bony frame" "body": "My frame was not hidden from thee, when I was made in secret" (Ps 139:15), the King James Version "my substance," the King James Version margin "my strength, or, my body."

See also BONE.

(4) mibhneh, "building, frame" (Eze 40:2, "frame of a city").

(5) nathan, "to give," "to direct": "They will not frame their doings" (Ho 5:4, the King James Version and the Revised Version, margin).

(6) sunarmologeo, "to fit or join closely together" (Eph 2:21).

(7) katartizo, "to fit out," "make fit," "adjust" (Heb 11:3).