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hanging

  1. as a punishment—a mark of infamy inflicted on the dead bodies of criminals (Deut. 21:23) rather than our modern mode of punishment

    Criminals were first strangled and then hanged (Numbers 25:4; Deut. 21:22). (See 2 Sam. 21:6 for the practice of the Gibeonites.)

  2. hanging, as a curtain

    This was the translation of three different Hebrew words.

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