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Wax

Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary

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דונג , Psalms 22:14; Psalms 68:2; Psalms 97:5; Micah 1:4 . Thus the LXX throughout, κηρος , and vulgate cera; so there is no room to doubt but this is the true meaning of the word: and the idea of the root appears to be soft, melting, yielding, or the like, which properties are not only well known to belong to wax, but are also intimated in all the passages of Scripture in which this word occurs.

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Wax'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​wtd/​w/wax.html. 1831-2.
 
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