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What is a Hornet?
        HOR'NET
        , a very large, strong, and bold insect of the wasp family, remarkable for its irritability and for the severity of its sting. Deut 7:20. Hornets were employed as the instruments of the divine judgments upon the enemies of Israel, Ex 23:28; Josh 24:12. The furious attack of these insects often drives horses or cattle to madness, and profane history tells of districts rendered almost uninhabitable by them. Capt. Warren says: "The hornets in Palestine are very numerous, and attack human beings in the most furious manner. I can readily conceive the rout of an army being occasioned by them."


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