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Bdellium
occurs only in Gen. 2:12, where it designates a product of the land of Havilah; and in Num. 11:7, where the manna is likened to it in colour. It was probably an aromatic gum like balsam which exuded from a particular tree (Borassus flabelliformis) still found in Arabia, Media, and India. It bears a resemblance in colour to myrrh. Others think the word denotes "pearls," or some precious stone. Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'BDELLIUM' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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