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Smith's Bible Dictionary
Caterpillar. The representative, in the Authorized Version, of the Hebrew words, chasil and yelek.
1. Chasil occurs in 1 Kings 8:37; 2 Chronicles 6:28; Psalms 78:46; Isaiah 33:4; Joel 1:4 and seems to be applied to a locust, perhaps in its larva state.
2. Yelek. See Locust. .
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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Caterpillar'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/c/caterpillar.html. 1901.