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Asp

Asp [N] [E]

(Heb. pethen ), translated (adder in) ( Psalms 58:4 ; 91:13 ) Probably the Egyptian cobra, a small and very poisonous serpent, a dweller in the holes of walls, ( Isaiah 11:8 ) and a snake upon which the serpent-charmers practiced their art.


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

Bibliography Information

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