Then he prepared a manger, and brought hay, an ox and an ass to the place appointed.
Crumpled under the manger of the stall he just had quitted was a huddled shape.
If the manger be over-filled they spill and waste it, and at the same time will not eat so much.
She must have caught it as she slipped through the hay chute into the manger.
You shall find the infant wrapped in swaddling clothes and laid in a manger.
I had climbed into the manger to play, and that man did not see me.
With her heart beating fast she stole forward on tiptoe to the manger, well lined with hay, and lifted up the lantern.
Do not let them seize upon the palace, and shove their God again into the manger.
We have learned that we must live as men, not as ostriches, nor as dogs in the manger.
But finally he returned with an ample armful and filled up the manger.
(Luke 2:7, 12, 16), the name (Gr. phatne, rendered "stall" in Luke 13:15) given to the place where the infant Redeemer was laid. It seems to have been a stall or crib for feeding cattle. Stables and mangers in our modern sense were in ancient times unknown in the East. The word here properly denotes "the ledge or projection in the end of the room used as a stall on which the hay or other food of the animals of travellers was placed." (See INN.)