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Easton's Bible Dictionary
The fowling-nets were (1) the trap, consisting of a net spread over a frame, and supported by a stick in such a way that it fell with the slightest touch (Amos 3:5 , "gin;" Psalm 69:22; Job 18:9; Ecclesiastes 9:12 ). (2) The snare, consisting of a cord to catch birds by the leg (Job 18:10; Psalm 18:5; 116:3; 140:5 ).
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Net'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/n/net.html. 1897.
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