American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Drops of rain formed into ice by the power of cold in the upper regions of the atmosphere. Hail was among the plagues of Egypt, Exodus 9:24 , and was the more terrible, because it rarely occurred in that country. Hail was also made use of by God for defeating an army of Canaanites, Joshua 10:11; and is used figuratively to represent terrible judgments, Isaiah 28:2; Revelation 16:21 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Hailstones'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/h/hailstones.html. 1859.