smoking furnace, one of the places where “David himself and his men were wont to haunt” (1 Sam. 30:30, 31). It is probably identical with Ashan (Josh. 15:42; 19:7), a Simeonite city in the Negeb, i.e., the south, belonging to Judah. The word ought, according to another reading, to be “Bor-ashan.”
named along with Bethsaida and Capernaum as one of the cities in which our Lord’s “mighty works” were done, and which was doomed to woe because of signal privileges neglected (Matt. 11:21; Luke 10:13). It has been identified by general consent with the modern Kerazeh, about 2 1/2 miles up the Wady Kerazeh from Capernaum; […]
[kawrd] /kɔrd/ noun 1. a feeling or emotion: His story struck a chord of pity in the listeners. 2. Geometry. the line segment between two points on a given curve. 3. Engineering, Building Trades. a principal member of a truss extending from end to end, usually one of a pair of such members, more or […]
chorda chor·da (kôr’də) n. pl. chor·dae (-dē’)
[kawr-duh-mez-uh-durm, -mes-, -mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌkɔr dəˈmɛz əˌdɜrm, -ˈmɛs-, -ˈmi zə-, -sə-/ noun, Embryology. 1. the part of the blastoderm of a young embryo that forms the notochord and related structures.