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Arcturus

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Arcturus (ark-tû'rus). Job 9:9; Job 38:32, in A. V., but the R. V. correctly reads "bear" in both passages. Arcturus is the name of a fixed star of the first magnitude in the constellation Bootes; but the Hebrew word in Job refers to the constellation Ursa Major, or Great Bear. The "sons" are probably the three stars in the tail of the bear.


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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Arcturus'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/rpd/a/arcturus.html. 1893.

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Sunday, November 17th, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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