an insect but twice mentioned in Scripture, viz., in ( 1 Samuel 24:14 ; 26:20 ) Fleas are abundant in the East, and afford the subject of many proverbial expressions.
[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 'Flea,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.