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Dappled
Grisled
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dappled
Dappled [Heb. bārōḏ] (Zec. 6:3, 6); AV GRISLED. The horses pulling the fourth chariot in Zechariah’s vision were apparently dappled or spotted in their coloring; cf. Gen. 31:10, 12, where the RSV renders “mottled.”
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Grisled
Grisledgrisled (‘grizzled’), a term meaning ‘gray-streaked’ or ‘roan,’ the archaic kjv translation for ‘mottled’ (Gen. 31:10,12) or ‘dappled’ (Zech. 6:3, 6).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Dappled
DAPPLED Variegated gray color of the horses in the vision in Zech. 6:3, 6. KJV translates the rare Hebrew term as “bay.” Modern translators follow the earliest Greek translation in reading “dappled.” The Hebrew term also appears in Gen. 31:10, 12 and in a few manuscripts of Neh. 5:18. KJV reads “grisled,”
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Dappled
dappled. This English term is used by the NIV and other versions to render Hebrew bārōd H1353 in the description of some horses in Zechariah’s vision (Zech. 6:3, 6). In the description of Jacob’s flock, the same Hebrew word is rendered “spotted” by the NIV (Gen. 31:10, 12).J. B. Scott
Grisled
grisled. An archaic term used by the KJV to render Hebrew bārōd H1353, meaning “spotted, mottled, dappled,” and occurring in two passages that describe the appearance of goats and horses respectively (Gen. 31:10–11; Zech. 6:3, 6).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
DAPPLED
DAPPLED [בָּרֹדbarodh]. One of the four chariots in Zechariah’s vision (6:3, 6) is drawn by dappled horses. The Hebrew root is brd ברד‎ (דרב), “to hail,” so the meaning may derive from appearing hail-like or hail marked. See COLORS; HAIL, HAILSTONE.