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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible


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BESOM (lit. ‘sweeper’) occurs only fig. Isaiah 14:23 , ‘I will sweep it [Babylon] with the sweeper of destruction.’ One such besom of twigs the writer remembers having seen in the museum of Egyptian antiquities in Cairo.

A. R. S. Kennedy.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Besom'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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