(an old name for the lime-tree, the tilia), Isa. 6:13, the terebinth, or turpentine-tree, the Pistacia terebinthus of botanists. The Hebrew word here used (elah) is rendered oak (q.v.) in Gen. 35:4; Judg. 6:11, 19; Isa. 1:29, etc. In Isa. 61:3 it is rendered in the plural “trees;” Hos. 4:13, “elm” (R.V., “terebinth”). Hos. 4:13, “elm” (R.V., “terebinth”). In 1 Sam. 17:2, 19 it is taken as a proper name, “Elah” (R.V. marg., “terebinth”). “The terebinth of Mamre, or its lineal successor, remained from the days of Abraham till the fourth century of the Christian era, and on its site Constantine erected a Christian church, the ruins of which still remain.” This tree “is seldom seen in clumps or groves, never in forests, but stands isolated and weird-like in some bare ravine or on a hill-side where nothing else towers above the low brushwood” (Tristram).
noun, verb 1. a Scot and northern English word for tithe
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Teisserenc de Bort (těs-rä’ də bôr’) French physicist and meteorologist who pioneered the use of unmanned balloons outfitted with weather instruments for meteorological studies. Using these balloons he discovered and named the stratosphere in 1899.
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