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Serpent, Crooked

SERPENT, CROOKED

krook'-ed:

With reference to the constellation round the North Pole, in Job 26:13, the Revised Version (British and American) "the swift serpent," margin "fleeing"; and Isaiah 27:1, the Revised Version margin "winding." In the first part of the latter passage, the King James Version "piercing serpent" is changed in the Revised Version (British and American) to "swift serpent," margin "gliding" or "fleeing."

See ASTRONOMY, sec. II, 1.


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