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Easton's Bible Dictionary [1]

  • In  Zephaniah 2:6 it is the rendering of the Hebrew Keroth , which some suppose to denote rather "pits" (RSV marg., "caves") or "wells of water," such as shepherds would sink.

    Copyright Statement These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., DD Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Cottage'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. 1897.

  • Morrish Bible Dictionary [2]

    Temporary booth or lodge, without stability.  Isaiah 1:8;  Isaiah 24:20 . In  Zephaniah 2:6 it is rather a shelter cut out of the rock.

    King James Dictionary [3]

    Cottage n. from cot. A cot a hut a small mean habitation.

    The sea coast shall be dwellings and cottages for shepherds.  Zephaniah 2 .

    American Tract Society Bible Dictionary [4]

    A rustic tent or shelter, made perhaps of boughs,  Isaiah 24:20 .

    Webster's Dictionary [5]

    (n.) A small house; a cot; a hut.

    Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [6]

    Bibliography Information McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Cottage'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.