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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
FLEA ( par‘Ã´sh , 1 Samuel 24:14; 1 Samuel 26:20 ). The common flea, Pulex irritans , is a universal pest in Palestine. Fleas are present in incredible numbers in the dust of caves to which goats resort. RVm [Note: Revised Version margin.] has ‘fleas’ for ‘lice’ in Exodus 8:16 .
E. W. G. Masterman.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Flea'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/f/flea.html. 1909.