Collar the rendering of one Gr. and two Heb. words in the Auth. Vers. 1. פֶּה (peh, Job 30:18; where, however, some merely read כּמוֹ, as), properly signifies a mouth, in which sense it often occurs, and is hence applied to any aperture or orifice. SEE MOUTH. It is frequently applied elsewhere (as in the passage cited) to the opening of a garment that closes around the. neck, such as the tunic (Ex 39:23; Ps 133:2). See EPHOD. 2. נטַיפוֹת (netiphoth', drops, Jg 8:26), "collars," mentioned among the spoils of the Midianites, were a peculiar kind of pendant, or ear-drop, probably of pearls, and hence different from the ordinary ear-ring (q.v.). The same term occurs in the list of female attire in Isa 3:19, where it is translated "chains" (q.v.). 3. "Ιμας (Ecclesiasticus 33:26), a thong, i.e. strap for harnessing a beast of burden to the yoke (q.v.).

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