corner graphic

Bible Dictionaries

Morrish Bible Dictionary

Juniper,

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

rothem. This is supposed to refer, not to the juniper (see HEATH), but to the Arabic ratam, the Retama raetam, a 'broom' that grows twelve feet high, under which a person could sit for shelter. 1 Kings 19:4,5 . In Job 30:4 reference is made to its roots being used for food by the poor. Its roots were also burnt for charcoal, and Psalm 120:4 says that sharp arrows of the mighty with coals of juniper were to be applied to a false tongue.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Morrish, George. Entry for 'Juniper, '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/j/juniper.html. 1897.

Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Junia
Next Entry
Jupiter,
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology