the rendering in Isaiah 8:21 , where alone it occurs, of a Hebrew word meaning to oppress, or be in circumstances of hardship.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Bestead". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".