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Elm
Terebinth
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Elm
Elm. kjv mistranslation for terebinth, a large Palestinian tree, in Hosea 4:13.See Plants (Terebinth).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Elm
ELM* kjv mistranslation for terebinth, a large Palestinian tree, in Hosea 4:13. See Plants (Terebinth).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Elm
Elm. An incorrect translation at Hos. 4:13 (KJV); according to botanists, the elm (Ulmus campestris L.) is not a Palestinian tree. see Terebinth.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Elm
ElmHos. 4:13; rendered “terebinth” in the Revised Version. It is the Pistacia terebinthus of Linn., a tree common in Palestine, long-lived, and therefore often employed for landmarks and in designating places (Gen. 35:4; Judg. 6:11, 19. Rendered “oak” in both A.V. and R.V.). (See TEIL TREE.)
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ELM
ELM<elm>: Hosea 4:13 the King James Version, but in the Revised Version (British and American) TEREBINTH (which see).
Compton’s Encyclopedia
elm
elmThe trees of the elm family are valued for their strong wood, their attractive foliage, and the shade they provide. Elms are found mostly in the temperate parts of the Northern Hemisphere. There are about 18 species, all in the genus Ulmus of the scientific family Ulmaceae.Leaves and fruit of
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Elm
Elm. The original of this word (Hos. 4:13) is elsewhere and uniformly rendered Oak (which see).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Elm
elm. This English term (referring to the Ulmus campestris) is used by the KJV once to render Hebrew ʾēlâ H461 (Hos. 4:13). Modern versions more properly translate it “terebinth” (Pistacia terebinthus). See also oak; poplar; terebinth.W. E. Shewell-Cooper
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