heap of witness, the name of the pile of stones erected by Jacob and Laban to mark the league of friendship into which they entered with each other (Gen. 31:47, 48). This was the name given to the “heap” by Jacob. It is Hebrew, while the name Jegar-sahadutha, given to it by Laban, is Aramaic (Chaldee or Syriac). Probably Nahor’s family originally spoke Aramaic, and Abraham and his descendants learned Hebrew, a kindred dialect, in the land of Canaan.
[guh-lee-uh-fawrm] /gəˈli əˌfɔrm/ adjective 1. helmet-shaped; resembling a galea.
[gey-luh n] /ˈgeɪ lən/ noun 1. Latin Galenus [guh-lee-nuh s] /gəˈli nəs/ (Show IPA). Claudius, a.d. c130–c200, Greek physician and writer on medicine. 2. any physician. /ˈɡeɪlən/ noun 1. Latin name Claudius Galenus. ?130–?200 ad, Greek physician, anatomist, and physiologist. He codified existing medical knowledge and his authority continued until the Renaissance Galen Ga·len (gā’lən), […]
[guh-lee-nuh] /gəˈli nə/ noun 1. a common, heavy mineral, lead sulfide, PbS, occurring in lead-gray crystals, usually cubes, and cleavable masses: the principal ore of lead. /ɡəˈliːnə/ noun 1. a grey mineral, found in hydrothermal veins. It is the chief source of lead. Composition: lead sulphide. Formula: PbS. Crystal structure: cubic n. lead ore, lead […]
[guh-lee-nik, -len-ik] /gəˈli nɪk, -ˈlɛn ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or containing . [gey-len-ik, guh-] /geɪˈlɛn ɪk, gə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to Galen, his principles, or his methods. 2. (usually lowercase) of or relating to or . /ɡeɪˈlɛnɪk; ɡə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to Galen or his teachings or methods