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Greek - black
Greek - blackness, black
Hebrew - black
Hebrew - black, black ones
Hebrew - black, blackish, grew black
Hebrew - black
Hebrew - black, turns black
Hebrew - black
Hebrew - black
Hebrew - black
Hebrew - black gloom
BLACK

Often used to denote the color of physical objects: hair (Leviticus 13:31,Leviticus 13:37; Song of Solomon 5:11), skin (Job 30:30; Song of Solomon 1:5-6; Lamentations 4:8), the sky as a sign of rain (1 Kings 18:45), and animals (Genesis 30:32-43; Zechariah 6:2,Zechariah 6:6; Revelation 6:5). “Black” is also used figuratively to describe mourning (Job 30:28; Jeremiah 4:28; Jeremiah 8:21; Jeremiah 14:2), a visionless day (Micah 3:6), the abode of the dead (Job 3:5; Jude 1:13), and the treachery of Job's friends (Job 6:16). See Colors.


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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 'BLACK'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/hbd/view.cgi?number=T968>. 1991.

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