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Cankerworm

People's Dictionary of the Bible

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Cankerworm. Joel 1:4; Joel 2:25; Nahum 3:15-16. The same original word is rendered "caterpillar" in Psalms 105:34; Jeremiah 51:14; Jeremiah 51:27. But the Revised Version reads cankerworm in all these passages. It may perhaps designate the locust when it is in its larva state. See Locust.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Cankerworm'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​rpd/​c/cankerworm.html. 1893.
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