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In the King James Version, this word is found as the rendering of many different words.
In Judges 18:21 it means valuables, wealth, or booty.
In Isaiah 46:1 (Revised King James Version, “the things that ye carried about”) the word means a load for a beast of burden.
In 1 Samuel 17:22 and Isaiah 10:28 it is the rendering of a word (“stuff” in 1 Samuel 10:22) meaning implements, equipments, baggage.
The phrase in Acts 21:15, “We took up our carriages,” means properly, “We packed up our baggage,” as in the Revised King James Version.