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Itch
Scall
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Scall
Scall. kjv rendering for an eruption, a skin rash, in Leviticus 13:30–37 and 14:54.See Sore.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Itch
Itch[Heb neṯeq (Lev. 13:30–37); Gk. thraúsma; Heb. gārāḇ, Gk. lichḗn (Lev. 22:22; AV “scurvy”; NEB “scab”); Heb. ḥāres, Gk. pró̄sa (Dt. 28:27)]. In Lev. 13:30–37, neṯeq was part of a diseased condition affecting the scalp (AV “dry scall”; NEB “scurf”). Its presence indicated that the skin
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Scall
SCALL* kjv rendering for an eruption, a skin rash, in Leviticus 13:30–37 and 14:54. See Sore.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Scall
Scallscall, a term in the kjv where the rsv has ‘itch,’ in Lev. 13:30 and numerous verses that follow.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ITCH
ITCH([חָרֶס‎, charec]; [ψώρα, psora]): Only in Dt 28:27, where it probably refers to the parasitic skin disease of that name which is very common in Palestine. It is due to a small mite, Sarcoptes scabiei, which makes burrows in the skin and sometimes causes extensive crusts or scabs, attended with
SCALL
SCALL<skol> ([נֶתֶק‎, netheq]; [θραύσμα, thrausma]): This only occurs in Leviticus 13 and 14 where it is used 14 times to describe bald or scaly patches of eruption on the skin. Such patches are generally the result of the action of parasitic organisms. The common form known now as scalled head
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Itch
ITCH Skin disorder characterized by an irritating sensation in the upper surface of the skin. The itch included among the curses on those unfaithful to the covenant (Deut. 28:27) was possibly eczema or prurigo. NIV, NRSV use “itch” to distinguish a minor skin disorder from leprosy (Lev. 13:30–37). The
Scall
SCALL KJV term for a skin disease (Lev. 13:30–37; 14:54). The basic Hebrew term means “to tear away, pull loose.” The disease produced head sores, itching, hair thinning, and hair turning yellow. Modern translations refer to a scale or itch. Some scholars think favus is the disease described; others
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5, Q–Z
Scall
scall. This archaic term, meaning “scurf” or the like, is used by the KJV to render Hebrew neteq H5999, which refers to a disease of the skin (Lev. 13:30–37; 14:54). Modern versions usually translate it as “itch.”
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Itch
ITCH (חָרָס‎, ḥāreṣ; ψώρα, psō̇ra): Only in Dt 28:27, where it probably refers to the parasitic skin disease of that name which is very common in Pal. It is due to a small mite, Sarcoptes scabiei, which makes burrows in the skin and sometimes causes extensive crusts or scabs, attended with a severe
Scall
SCALL, skôl (נֶתֶק‎, netheḳ; θραύσμα, thraúsma): This only occurs in Lev 13 and 14 where it is used 14 t to describe bald or scaly patches of eruption on the skin. Such patches are generally the result of the action of parasitic organisms. The common form known now as scalled head is produced by a microscopic
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ITCH
ITCH [נֶתֶקnetheq; κνήθομαι knēthomai]. An itch is a symptom of irritated skin and a metaphor for impatience or restlessness. In Lev 13:30–37, itching was part of the diagnosis for LEPROSY. An unspecified condition called the itch (along with ulcers, boils, and scurvy) is among the punishments threatened
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