Genesis 11:3 , RSV, margin, rendered in the A.V. "slime"), a mineral pitch. With this the ark was pitched ( 6:14 . See also Exodus 2:3 .) (SeeSLIME .)
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Bitumen". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .