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carriage

In the Authorized Version this word is found as the rendering of many different words.

In Judg. 18:21 it means valuables, wealth, or booty.

In Isa. 46:1 (Revised Version, “the things that ye carried about”) the word means a load for a beast of burden.

In 1 Sam. 17:22 and Isa. 10:28 it is the rendering of a word (“stuff” in 1 Sam. 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 Version.