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Meaning of GRAVING

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Grav"ing\, n. [From Grave to clean.]
    The act of cleaning a ship's bottom.
    
    {Graving dock}. (Naut.) See under Dock.
    
    
  2. \Grav"ing\, n. [From Grave to dig.]
    l. The act or art of carving figures in hard substances, esp.
       by incision or in intaglio.
    
    2. That which is graved or carved. [R.]
    
             Skillful to . . . grave any manner of graving. --2
                                                   Chron. ii. 14.
    
    3. Impression, as upon the mind or heart.
    
             New gravings upon their souls.        --Eikon
                                                   Basilike
    
    
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

(1.) Heb. hatsabh. Job 19:24, rendered "graven," but generally means hewn stone or wood, in quarry or forest.

(2.) Heb. harush. Jer. 17:1, rendered "graven," and indicates generally artistic work in metal, wood, and stone, effected by fine instruments.

(3.) Heb. haqaq. Ezek. 4:1, engraving a plan or map, rendered "pourtray;" Job 19:23, "written."

(4.) Heb. pasal points rather to the sculptor's or the carver's art (Isa. 30:22; 40:19; 41:7; 44:12-15).

(5.) Pathah refers to intaglio work, the cutting and engraving of precious stones (Ex. 28:9-11, 21; Zech. 3:9; Cant. 1:10, 11).

(6.) Heret. In Ex. 32:4 rendered "graving tool;" and in Isa. 8:1, "a pen."

 

 

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