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Journal Article

The Serpent in the Old Testament

Ross G. Murison
The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures
Vol. 21, No. 2 (Jan., 1905), pp. 115-130
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/527699
Page Count: 16

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Notes and References

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[Footnotes]
  • 1
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Prov. 30:19
    • Jungle Book
  • 4
    W. R. Smith, Religion of the Semites, Note D, on Isa. 57:8
  • 5
    Journal of Hellenistic Studies, Vol. V, p. 113
  • 6
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Emerson, Indian Myths, p. 43
    • Ratzel, History of Mankind, Vol. II, p. 356
  • 7
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • Ratzel, op. cit., Vol. II p. 356
    • Abeghian, Der armenische Volksglaube, pp. 74 sq.
    • Crooke, Folklore of India, Vol. II, p. 144
  • 8
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • Journal of Hellenistic Studies, Vol. XIX, pp. 205 sqq.
    • ibid., p. 216
    • Kinship, p. 154
  • 10
    Tobit, 3:8
  • 11
    Liddell and Scott, Lexicon
  • 12
    cobra or uraeus
  • 14
    Ps. 91 :13
  • 16
    Prov. 23:32
  • 17
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • Katzenschlange
    • Rhiem, Ailurophis vivax
    • Tristram, Tachymenis vivax
  • 19
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • basiliscos
    • Lat. regulus
    • Med. Lat. calcatrix
  • 20
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Gen. 19: 30
    • Jer. 21:13
  • 21
    Imperial Dictionary of the Bible
  • 22
    Jer. 46: 22
  • 24
    Exod., chap. 4
  • 25
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Agnus Dei
    • "Come Holy Spirit, Heavenly Dove."
  • 26
    Strabo, 15: 2: 7.
  • 27
    New Sydenham Society Transactions, 1885.
  • 29
    Symposion, 8, 9:3
  • 31
    2 Kings 23:6
  • 32
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Quran, 27:10; 28:31
    • Shaitan
  • 33
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Chron. 21:1
    • 2 Sam. 24:1
  • 34
    This reference contains 4 citations:
    • "old serpent"
    • Apoc. 20: 21
    • Luke 4: 6
    • Weber, Altsynagogale palÄstinische Theologie, pp. 210 sqq.
  • 38
    Gen. 4: 7
  • 40
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • Mic. 4:9
    • Isa. 13: 8
    • 21:3
  • 41
    uraga
  • 42
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • Isa. 49:23
    • Pss. 72:9
    • 102:10
  • 43
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Emerson, Indian Myths, p. 380
    • Rig Veda Americanus, p. 17
  • 44
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Wellhausen, Prolegomena, 4th ed., p. 313, note
    • Reste, 2d ed., p. 154
  • 45
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Robertson Smith (Kinship, 177
    • 1 Sam. 18:18