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Cage (3 Occurrences)

Revelation 18:2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird. (KJV WBS)

Jeremiah 5:27 As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and grew rich. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Ezekiel 19:9 They put him in a cage with hooks, and brought him to the king of Babylon; they brought him into strongholds, that his voice should no more be heard on the mountains of Israel. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Cage (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A place of confinement for malefactors. 3. (n.) An outer framework of timber,
inclosing something within it; as, the cage of a staircase. ...CAGE. ...
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Basket (40 Occurrences)
... In form it tapered downwards like that called corbis by the Romans. (4.) A
basket (Hebrews kelub) having a lid, resembling a bird-cage. ...
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... the interior. 3. (n.) A cage or open chamber of rich architecture, open
below into the building or tower which it crowns. 4. (n.) A ...
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Car (1 Occurrence)
... 5. (n.) The cage of a lift or elevator. 6. (n.) The basket, box, or cage
suspended from a balloon to contain passengers, ballast, etc. ...
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Sennacherib (13 Occurrences)
... asses and camels, oxen and sheep, a countless multitude; and Hezekiah himself I
shut up in Jerusalem, his capital city, like a bird in a cage, building towers ...
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Partridge (2 Occurrences)
... As a decoy partridge in a cage, so is the heart of a proud man; and as one
that is a spy, he looketh upon thy falling. For he lieth ...
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Caiaphas (9 Occurrences)

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Alphabet (2 Occurrences)
... flowing; (14) nun = fish; (15) camekh = ?; (16) `ayin = eye; (17) pe = mouth; (18)
tsadhe = trap (others, hook or nose or steps), (19) qoph = cage (Evans says ...
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Hunting (9 Occurrences)
... employed: "They spread their net over him" (Ezekiel 19:8; compare Psalm 35:7). When
caught, the lion was sometimes placed in a large wooden cage (Ezekiel 19:9 ...
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Caesar's (10 Occurrences)

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5438. phulake -- a guarding, guard, watch
... watch (4). cage, hold, imprisonment, ward. From phulasso; a guarding or
(concretely, guard), the act, the person; figuratively, the ...
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Smith's Bible Dictionary

The term so rendered in (Jeremiah 5:27) is more properly a trap in which decoy birds were placed. In (Revelation 18:2) the (Greek term means a prison.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

kaj (kelubh; phulake): The earliest known form of cage made to confine a bird, for the pleasure of its song or the beauty of its coloring, was a crude affair of willows or other pliable twigs. Later cages were made of pottery, and now they are mostly made of wire. References in the Bible make it very clear that people were accustomed to confine in cages such birds as they especially prized for pets, or to detain them for market purposes. James indicated that cages were common when he wrote (Jam 3:7): "For every kind of beasts and birds. is tamed, and hath been tamed by mankind." In Job (Job 41:5) we find these lines "Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? Or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?" The only way to play with a bird is to confine it so that it grows accustomed to you and thus loses fear. Jeremiah compared the civil state of Judah to a "cage (crate) full of birds" (Jeremiah 5:27), "the houses of the rich being stuffed with craftily-obtained wealth and articles of luxury" (HDB). The sale of sparrows as an article of food still continues in the eastern markets. Jesus referred to this (Matthew 10:29) and it was He who entered the temple and overthrew "the seats of them that sold the doves" (Matthew 21:12). In Revelation 18:2 we find a reference to "a hold (the King James Version "cage") of every unclean and hateful bird." See also Ecclesiasticus 11:30.

Gene Stratton-Porter

Easton's Bible Dictionary
(Hebrews kelub', Jeremiah 5:27, marg. "coop;" rendered "basket" in Amos 8:1), a basket of wicker-work in which birds were placed after being caught. In Revelation 18:2 it is the rendering of the Greek phulake, properly a prison or place of confinement.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A box or enclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals.

2. (n.) A place of confinement for malefactors

3. (n.) An outer framework of timber, inclosing something within it; as, the cage of a staircase.

4. (n.) A skeleton frame to limit the motion of a loose piece, as a ball valve.

5. (n.) A wirework strainer, used in connection with pumps and pipes.

6. (n.) The box, bucket, or enclosed platform of a lift or elevator; a cage like structure moving in a shaft.

7. (n.) The drum on which the rope is wound in a hoisting whim.

8. (n.) The catcher's wire mask.

9. (v. i.) To confine in, or as in, a cage; to shut up or confine.

Strong's Hebrew
3619. kelub -- a basket, cage
... << 3618, 3619. kelub. 3620 >>. a basket, cage. Transliteration: kelub Phonetic
Spelling: (kel-oob') Short Definition: basket. ... basket, cage. ...
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5474. sugar -- a cage, prison
... << 5473, 5474. sugar. 5475 >>. a cage, prison. Transliteration: sugar Phonetic
Spelling: (soo-gar') Short Definition: cage. Word Origin ...
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