Gopher [E]

(pitch ) wood. Only once mentioned -- ( Genesis 6:14 ) Two principal conjectures have been proposed --

  1. That the "trees of gopher" are any trees of the resinous kind, such as pine, fir, etc.
  2. That Gopher is cypress.
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Gopher'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.