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Humps
Hump
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Humps
Humps[Heb dabbešeṯ] (Isa. 30:6); AV BUNCHES. This is the only RSV reference to a camel’s hump. While its meaning is clear from the context, its etymology has long been disputed. Some (e.g., Gesenius, Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon, S. Tragelles, trans and ed [repr 1976], p. 189) suggest that it orginally
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Humps
HUMPS — the fleshy mounds on the backs of camels where reserve food is stored in the form of fat (Is. 30:6; bunches, KJV). These humps enable camels to make long trips with very little food or water.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HUMPS
HUMPS<humps>: Appears in Isa 30:6 in the American Standard Revised Version for “bunches” in the King James Version.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hump
HUMP Fleshy mound on the back of a camel where food is stored in the form of fat. Isaiah 30:6 refers to burdens carried on camels’ humps (KJV, bunches). See Camel.