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Easton's Bible Dictionary

East Wind

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The wind coming from the east (Job 27:21 ; Isaiah 27:8 , etc.). Blight caused by this wind, "thin ears" (Genesis 41:6 ); the withered "gourd" (Jonah 4 :: 8 ). It was the cause and also the emblem of evil (Ezekiel 17:10 ; 19:12 ; Hosea 13:15 ). In Palestine this wind blows from a burning desert, and hence is destitute of moisture necessary for vegetation.


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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 'East Wind'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/e/east-wind.html. 1897.

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