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Bible Dictionaries

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Heath

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Hebrew aroer , arar; Arabic dnax; the Juniper sabina or Juniper savin with small scale-like leaves, close to the stem, a gloomy looking bush on a sterile soil, symbolizing "the man that trusteth in man and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord" (Jeremiah 17:6); the Hebrew means "naked"; such is he whose defense is other than Jehovah, a shrub in a barren soil, contrasted with the "tree spreading out her roots by the river," i.e. the man that trusteth in Jehovah (Jeremiah 17:7-8; compare Jeremiah 48:6, margin).

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Heath'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/h/heath.html. 1949.

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