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Wen

Wen

A running sore.

Blind, or broken, or maimed, or having a WEN, or scurvy, or scabbed, ye shall not offer these unto the LORD, nor make an offering by fire of them upon the altar unto the LORD. ( Leviticus 22:22 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Wen'". A King James Dictionary.

WEN

Only in Leviticus 22:22, "maimed" or "having a wen (margin "sores"), or scurvy," for (yabbal), "running," hence, "a suppurating sore" (compare the Revised Version margin). A "wen" is a non-inflamed indolent tumor, and so "wen" is about as far as possible from the meaning of the Hebrew.


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