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Chafe

CHAFE

chaf (mar, "bitter"; hence, bitter of soul, deadly, destructive, ferocious, "as a bear robbed of her whelps"):

Occurs only in 2 Samuel 17:8; used by Hushai to characterize David's supposedly fierce mood at the time of Absalom's armed rebellion.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'CHAFE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.