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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Glitter; Glittering

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glit´ẽr , glit´ẽr - ing ( בּרק , bārāḳ , "lightning"): The word is used in sense of "glittering" in the Old Testament with "sword," "spear" ( Deuteronomy 32:41 ; Job 20:25 ; Ezekiel 21:10 , Ezekiel 21:28 ; Nahum 3:3 ; Habakkuk 3:11 ). In Ezekiel 21:10 the Revised Version (British and American) changes "glitter" to "as lightning," and in Deuteronomy 32:41 the Revised Version, margin gives, "the lightning of my sword." In Job 39:23 , where the word is different (lahabh ), the Revised Version (British and American) has "flashing.»

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Glitter; Glittering'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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