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Glitter; Glittering

GLITTER; GLITTERING

glit'-er, glit'-er-ing (baraq, "lightning"):

The word is used in sense of "glittering" in the Old Testament with "sword," "spear" (Deuteronomy 32:41; Job 20:25; Ezekiel 21:10,28; Nahum 3:3; Habakkuk 3:11). In Ezekiel 21:10 the Revised Version (British and American) changes "glitter" to "as lightning," and in Deuteronomy 32:41 the Revised Version, margin gives, "the lightning of my sword." In Job 39:23, where the word is different (lahabh), the Revised Version (British and American) has "flashing."


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