A covered and curtained couch with shafts so that it can be carried by porters (Song of Solomon 3:7 NRSV, REB;
Isaiah 66:20, KJV, NAS, NRSV). The term used at
Isaiah 60:20 perhaps refers to covered wagons (NIV, REB). The NIV takes the term at
Song of Solomon 3:7 in this sense as well (carriage).
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'LITTER'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".