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the Week of Proper 3 / Ordinary 8
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Nettle

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

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charul . Job 30:7, "brambles" (Umbreit). But the bushmen of whom Job speaks "gathered together under the (tall) nettles" to boil them for potherbs (see Job 30:4). The root chaaral "to burn" also favors the Urtica; wrens , "burning" or "stinging nettle." Royle, from the Arabic khardul , our charlock, argues for the wild mustard. Also qimowsh; Isaiah 34:13.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Nettle'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​fbd/​n/nettle.html. 1949.
 
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