Caterpillar. [N] [E]
The representative in the Authorized Version of the Hebrew word chasil and yelek .
- Chasil occurs in ( 1 Kings 8:37 ; 2 Chronicles 6:28 ; Psalms 78:46 ; Isaiah 33:4 ; Joel 1:4 ) and seems to be applied to a locust, perhaps in its larva state.
- Yelek. [LOCUST].
[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 InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Caterpillar'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.