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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
NETTLE. 1 . chÃ¢rÃ»l ( Job 30:7 , Proverbs 24:31 , Zephaniah 2:9 ), more probably a generic name for thorn bushes growing in the wilderness, such as the Zizyphus and varieties of acacia. 2. qimmÃ´s ( Isaiah 34:13 , Hosea 9:6 ), qimmÄ›s Ã´nÃ®m ( Proverbs 24:31 EV [Note: English Version.] ‘ thorns ’). These words all refer probably to nettles, which are abundant in deserted places in Palestine.
E. W. G. Masterman.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Nettle'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hdb/​n/nettle.html. 1909.