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Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary

Bramble

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אחד , a prickly shrub, Judges 9:14-15; Psalms 58:9 . In the latter place it is translated "thorn." Hiller supposes atad to be the cynobastus, or sweetbrier. The author of "Scripture Illustrated" says, that the bramble seems to be well chosen as the representative of the original; which should be a plant bearing fruit of some kind, being associated, Judges 9:14 , though by opposition, with the vine. The apologue or fable of Jotham has always been admired for its spirit and application. It has also been considered as the oldest fable extant.

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Bramble'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/wtd/b/bramble.html. 1831-2.

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