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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

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tsemer ("wool"), and gez ("fleece") meaning "shearing". Mesha's tribute to Israel (2 Kings 3:4). A firstfruit to the priests (Deuteronomy 18:4). Symbolizing purity and whiteness (Isaiah 1:18, "shall be as wool" restored to its original undyed whiteness; Daniel 7:9; Revelation 1:14). Snow is compared to it (Psalms 147:16).


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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Wool'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/fbd/w/wool.html. 1949.

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