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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2119 - זָחַל
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) to creep, to crawl. Part. זֹחֲלֵי־עָפָר “the creepers of the dust,” i.e. serpents; Deuteronomy 32:24; Micah 7:17. Hence
(2) to fear, to be afraid, properly to walk with faltering footsteps, see דְּחַל. Job 32:6, עַל־כֵּן זָחַלְתִּי וָאִירָא “therefore I was afraid and feared.”
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