International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
vag´a - bond ( נוּד , nūdh , "to wander"): The word is used in the curse pronounced on Cain ( Genesis 4:12 , Genesis 4:14 ). the Revised Version (British and American) substitutes in each case "wanderer," but in Psalm 109:10 it retains "vagabonds." "Vagabond Jews" ( περιέρχομαι , periérchomai ; the Revised Version (British and American) "strolling Jews") were persons who traveled about as professional exorcists (Acts 19:13 ).
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Vagabond'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. http://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/view.cgi?number=8952. 1915.
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