Loft (עֲלַיָּה, aliy ah', ὑπερῷον), the upper chamber, e.g. of a private house (1Ki 17:19; Ac 20:9). Such rooms were either over the gate (2Sa 19:1) or built on the flat roof (2Ki 23:12), and were especially used for prayer, conference, or public meetings. SEE CHAMBER; SEE HOUSE; SEE ROOF.

Definition of loft

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