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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Scorpions

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Mentioned along with serpents (Deuteronomy 8:15 ). Used also figuratively to denote wicked persons (Ezekiel 2:6 ; Luke 10:19 ); also a particular kind of scourge or whip (1 Kings 12:11 ). Scorpions were a species of spider. They abounded in the Jordan valley.


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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 'Scorpions'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/s/scorpions.html. 1897.

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