M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Bruit". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".
News; a rumor; a report.
Behold, the noise of the BRUIT is come, and a great commotion out of the north country, to make the cities of Judah desolate, and a den of dragons. ( Jeremiah 10:22 )
A word no longer in common use (marked "archaic" and "obsolete" by Murray), signifying a rumor or report. The word occurs in the King James Version Jeremiah 10:22 (the Revised Version (British and American) "rumour"; the American Standard Revised Version "tidings") and the King James Version Nahum 3:19 (the Revised Version (British and American) "bruit," appendix. "report"; the American Standard Revised Version "report").
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