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Gourd

Gourd [E] [S]

  • Jonahs, believed to be a vine resembling the American squash, used in Assyria to cover huts
    Jonah 4:6-10

  • The wild gourd in this case is supposed to be a plant like the cucumber (in appearance)
    2 Kings 4:39

[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Nave, Orville J. "Entry for 'Gourd'". "Nave's Topical Bible". . 1896.