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Adonis

ADONIS

a-do'-nis:

A name for the Babylonian god TAMMUZ, which see. The word occurs only in the English Revised Version, margin of Isaiah 17:10, where for "pleasant plants" is read "plantings of Adonis." The the American Standard Revised Version rightly omits this marginal suggestion.


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