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Arcturus

Arcturus [N] [E] [H]

(bear-keeper ). The Hebrew words Ash and Aish , rendered "Arcturus" in the Authorized Version of ( Job 9:9 ; 38:32 ) in conformity with the Vulgate of the former passages are now generally believed to be identical, and to represent the constellation Ursa Major, known commonly as the Great Bear or Charles Wain.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Arcturus'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.