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SCORPION

(sscawr' pi ahn) Small invertebrate animal (buthus) known for the venom and sting in its narrow segmented tail. In the wilderness God protected Israel from scorpions (Deuteronomy 8:15) and could protect His prophet from them (Ezekiel 2:6). Scorpions gave their names to an insidious instrument of punishment with lashes and spikes. Rehoboam chose to use these to enforce his harsh policies (1 Kings 12:11,1 Kings 12:14).


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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'SCORPION'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/hbd/view.cgi?number=T5517>. 1991.

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