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Pillows

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Naves Topical Index
Pillow

1. A cushion
Genesis 28:11; Genesis 28:18; 1 Samuel 26:7; 1 Samuel 26:11; 1 Samuel 26:16

2. A support for the head:

Stones used for
Genesis 28:11; Genesis 28:18

Called Bolster
1 Samuel 26:7; 1 Samuel 26:11-12; 1 Samuel 26:16

Made of goats' hair
1 Samuel 19:13; 1 Samuel 19:16

Jesus sleeps on
Mark 4:38

Figurative, of false teachers
Ezekiel 13:18; Ezekiel 13:20


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Pillow

PIL'LOW, noun [Latin pulvinar; from Latin pilus, hair, or from stuffing.]

1. A long cushion to support the head of a person when reposing on a bed; a sack or case filled with feathers, down or other soft material.

2. In a ship, the block on which the inner end of a bowsprit is supported.

The pillow of a plow, is a cross piece of wood which serves to raise or lower the beam.

PIL'LOW, verb transitive To rest or lay on for support.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Pillow-bier

PIL'LOW-BIER

PIL'LOW-CASE, noun The case or sack of a pillow which contains the feathers. pillow-bier is the pillow-bearer.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Pillowed

PIL'LOWED, participle passive or adjective Supported by a pillow.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Pillowing

PIL'LOWING, participle present tense Resting or laying on a pillow.