Bramble [N] [S]

  • Hebrew atad , Judges 9:14 ; rendered "thorn," Psalms 58:9 . The LXX. and Vulgate render by rhamnus, a thorny shrub common in Palestine, resembling the hawthorn.

  • Hebrew hoah , Isaiah 34:13 (RSV "thistles"); "thickets" in 1 Samuel 13:6 ; "thistles" in 2Kings 2 Kings 25:18 , Job 31:40 ; "thorns" in 2 Chronicles 33:11 , Cant 2:2 , Hosea 9:6 . The word may be regarded as denoting the common thistle, of which there are many species which encumber the corn-fields of Palestine. (See THORNS .)

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Bramble". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .