(פָּתַיל, peathil', from being twisted), the blue cord with which the high- priest's breastplate was attached to the ephod (Ex 28:28,37; Ex 39:21,31; rendered "riband" Nu 15:38); spoken of gold ' wire" (Ex 39:3), the chain for attaching a cover to its vessel (" bound," Nu 19:15); a strong "thread" of tow (Jg 16:9), or measuring-" lisne" of flax (Eze 40:3); also of the string by which the signet-ring was suspended in the bosom (" bracelet," Ge 38:18,30); finally (κλῶσμα, a spun thread, like pathil above, for which it stands in Nu 15:36), a cord (Ecclus. 6:30).

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