chief of the princes, the name given to the chief cup-bearer or the vizier of the Assyrian court; one of Sennacherib’s messengers to Hezekiah. See the speech he delivered, in the Hebrew language, in the hearing of all the people, as he stood near the wall on the north side of the city (2 Kings 18:17-37). He and the other envoys returned to their master and reported that Hezekiah and his people were obdurate, and would not submit.
abbreviation 1. Royal Automobile Club 2. Royal Armoured Corps
vain, empty, worthless, only found in Matt. 5:22. The Jews used it as a word of contempt. It is derived from a root meaning “to spit.”
[ra-koon] /ræˈkun/ noun, plural raccoons (especially collectively) raccoon. 1. a nocturnal carnivore, Procyon lotor, having a masklike black stripe across the eyes, a sharp snout, and a bushy, ringed tail, native to North and Central America and introduced elsewhere for its valuable fur. 2. the thick, brownish-gray fur of this animal, with gray, black-tipped guard […]
noun 1. a small wild dog of the genus Nyctereutes, common in Asia, resembling a raccoon in coat and coloration. noun 1. a canine mammal, Nyctereutes procyonoides, inhabiting woods and forests near rivers in E Asia. It has long yellowish-brown black-tipped hair and facial markings resembling those of a raccoon 2. Also called coonhound. an […]