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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Drought

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From the middle of May to about the middle of August the land of Palestine is dry. It is then the "drought of summer" (Genesis 31:40 ; Psalm 32:4 ), and the land suffers (Deuteronomy 28:23 : Psalm 102:4 ), vegetation being preserved only by the dews (Haggai 1:11 ). (See DEW .)


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Drought'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/d/drought.html. 1897.

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