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a -dō´nis : A name for the Babylonian god TAMMUZ . The word occurs only in the English Revised Version, margin of Isaiah 17:10 , where for "pleasant plants" is read "plantings of Adonis." The American Standard Revised Version rightly omits this marginal suggestion.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Adonis'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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