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Heath
        

Hebrew aroer, arar; Arabic dnax; the Juniper sabina or Juniper savin with small scale-like leaves, close to the stem, a gloomy looking bush on a sterile soil, symbolizing "the man that trusteth in man and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord" (Jeremiah 17:6); the Hebrew means "naked"; such is he whose defense is other than Jehovah, a shrub in a barren soil, contrasted with the "tree spreading out her roots by the river," i.e. the man that trusteth in Jehovah (Jeremiah 17:7-8; compare Jeremiah 48:6, margin).


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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'HEATH' Fausset's Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Fausset's; 1878.

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