Easton's Bible Dictionary
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Hand: Called by Galen "the instrument of instruments." It is the symbol of
(Psalms 9:16; Job 9:30; Isaiah 1:15; 1 Timothy 2:8) Washing the hands was
a symbol of innocence
(Psalms 26:6; 73:13; Matthew 27:24) also of sanctification
(1 Corinthians 6:11; Isaiah 51:16; Psalms 24:3,4) In
(Psalms 77:2) the correct rendering is,
as in the Revised Version, "My hand was stretched out," etc., instead
of, as in the Authorized Version, "My sore ran in the night," etc.
The right hand denoted the south, and the left the north
(1 Samuel 23:19) To give the right hand was a pledge of fidelity
(2 Kings 10:15; Ezra 10:19) also of submission to the victors
(Jeremiah 50:15) The right hand was lifted up in taking an oath
(Genesis 14:22) etc. The hand is frequently mentioned, particularly the
right hand, as a symbol of power and strength
(Psalms 60:5; Isaiah 28:2) To
kiss the hand is an act of homage
(1 Kings 19:18; Job 31:27) and to pour
water on one's hands is to serve him
(2 Kings 3:11) The hand of God is
the symbol of his power: its being upon one denotes favour
(Ezra 7:6,28; Isaiah 1:25; Luke 1:66) etc. or punishment
(Exodus 9:3; Judges 2:15)
(Acts 13:11) etc. A position at the right hand was regarded as the chief
place of honour and power
(Psalms 45:9; 80:17; 110:1; Matthew 26:64)
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