... of the wind, unless they meet with food. (Pro v. 30. 2/; Nahum 3. 17-) They fly in countless hosts, (Judges 6. 5; Jerem. 46. ... The noise they make, when committing their ravages, is compared to the crackling noise of fire among the dry stubble, or a mighty host set in battle array, (v. 5.) ... but the vine likewise, the fig- tree, the pomegranate, the palm and the apple-tree, even all the trees of the field, (Joel 1.
|Title||:||The Bible cyclopædia: or, Illustrations of the civil and natural history of the sacred writings [ed. by W. Goodhugh, completed by W.C. Taylor].|
|Author||:||William Goodhugh, William Cooke Taylor|