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Holman Bible Dictionary

Scurvy

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A disease of the gums resulting in loosening of and/or loss of teeth. KJV translation of Hebrew term for festering eruption (Leviticus 21:20; Leviticus 22:22 ), but in Deuteronomy 28:27 KJV used, “scab,” while only there did RSV use “scurvy.” NIV used, “festering sores.” NAS used, “eczema.”

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Scurvy'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/s/scurvy.html. 1991.

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