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Murrain

Murrain

Heb. deber, "destruction," a "great mortality", the fifth plague that fell upon the Egyptians ( Exodus 9:3 ). It was some distemper that resulted in the sudden and widespread death of the cattle. It was confined to the cattle of the Egyptians that were in the field ( 9:6 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Murrain". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .