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guest-chamber in the Bible

the spare room on the upper floor of an Eastern dwelling (Mark 14:14; Luke 22:11). In Luke 2:7 the word is translated "inn" (q.v.).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • After breakfast, Somers was conducted to the guest-chamber on the second floor of the mansion.

    The Young Lieutenant Oliver Optic
  • The guest-chamber will need a cleaning after they are gone!'

    Two Penniless Princesses Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I'll be carried down into the guest-chamber, where he was ill for so long.

    Bressant Julian Hawthorne
  • There was an air of comfort in this guest-chamber which lulled the mind.

    The Whirlpool George Gissing
  • Her first step had been to have the patient bathed and combed and made presentable for the occupancy of the guest-chamber.

    Sandy Alice Hegan Rice
  • We were about to enter the guest-chamber of the House of the Sun.

    Summer Cruising in the South Seas Charles Warren Stoddard
  • May I have the honour of conducting your Adiposity to the guest-chamber?

    Sylvie and Bruno Lewis Carroll
  • We descend to Room XX., originally the guest-chamber of the brotherhood.

    Venice and its Story Thomas Okey
  • She went into the guest-chamber and greeted Thorgils and all the others, and asked for tidings.

    Laxdla Saga Anonymous
  • Where is my guest-chamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples?'

    His Last Week William E. Barton

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