Caterpillar

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Caterpillar ” means

Caterpillar : The representative in the Authorized Version of the Hebrew word chasil and yelek .

  1. Chasil occurs in (1 Kings 8:37; 2 Chronicles 6:28; Psalms 78:46; Isaiah 33:4; Joel 1:4) and seems to be applied to a locust, perhaps in its larva state.
  2. Yelek. [LOCUST].
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