Blasting
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Blast.

2. (n.) A blast; destruction by a blast, or by some pernicious cause.

3. (n.) The act or process of one who, or that which, blasts; the business of one who blasts.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BLAST; BLASTING

blast'-ing (shiddaphon-root, shadhaph, literally "scorching"): This is the effect produced upon grain or other plants by the hot east winds which blow from the desert of Arabia. They usually continue to blow for two or three days at a time. If they occur in the spring near ripening time, the grain is often turned yellow and does not properly mature. The farmers dread this wind. In some localities, if they suspect that the east wind is coming, they set up a great shouting and beating of pans, hoping to drive it off. Sometimes this wind is a double pestilence, when it brings with it a cloud of locusts (2 Chronicles 6:28). The writer, while journeying in the northern part of the Arabian desert, the source of these winds, witnessed such a cloud of locusts on their way toward habitable regions. It did not call for a very vivid imagination on the part of the children of Israel to realize the meaning of the curses and all manner of evil which would befall those who would not hearken to the voice of Yahweh. Deuteronomy 28:22-24 could easily be considered a poetic description of the east winds (Arabic howa sharki'yeh) which visit Palestine and Syria at irregular intervals today. The heat is fiery: it dries up the vegetation and blasts the grain; the sky is hazy and there is a glare as if the sun were reflected from a huge brass tray. Woodwork cracks and warps; the covers of books curl up. Instead of rain, the wind brings dust and sand which penetrate into the innermost corners of the dwellings. This dust fills the eyes and inflames them. The skin becomes hot and dry. To one first experiencing this storm it seems as though some volcano must be belching forth heat and ashes. No other condition of the weather can cause such depression. Such a pestilence, only prolonged beyond endurance, was to be the fate of the disobedient. This word should not be confused with mildew. Since the words blasting and mildew occur together it may be inferred that mildew (literally "a paleness") must mean the sickly color which plants assu me for other causes than the blasting of the east wind, such, as for instance, fungus diseases or parasites (1 Kings 8:37 Amos 4:9 Haggai 2:17).

James A. Patch

Strong's Hebrew
7711b. shiddaphon -- blight (of crops)
... Word Origin from shadaph Definition blight (of crops) NASB Word Usage blasting wind
(1), blight (3), scorching (1). 7711a, 7711b. shiddaphon. 7712 . ...
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Smitten in Vain
... unto one city, to drink water; but they were not satisfied; yet have ye not returned
unto Me, saith the Lord.9. I have smitten you with blasting and mildew ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/smitten in vain.htm

The Oration of Moses at the Rehearsal of the Blessing and the ...
... The LORD shall smite thee with consumption, and with fever, and with inflammation,
and with fiery heat, and with the sword, and with blasting, and with mildew ...
/.../various/select masterpieces of biblical literature/i the oration of moses.htm

Psalm 1:1. Common Metre,
... night. 3 [He like a plant of generous kind, By living waters set, Safe from
the storms and blasting wind, Enjoys a peaceful state.]. ...
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Psalm 121:2. CM Preservation by Day and Night.
... 5 Nor scorching sun, nor sickly moon, Shall have his leave to smite; He shields
thy head from burning noon, From blasting damps at night. ...
/.../watts/the psalms of david/psalm 121 2 0 c m preservation.htm

God's Merciful Guardianship of his People. --Ps. Xci.
... In eternal safeguard there. From the sword at noon-day wasting,. From the noisome
pestilence,. In the depth of midnight blasting,. God shall be thy sure defence ...
/.../montgomery/sacred poems and hymns/hymn cxlv gods merciful guardianship.htm

Our Frail Bodies, and God Our Preserver.
... 2 Fresh as the grass our bodies stand, And flourish bright and gay, A blasting
wind sweeps o'er the land, And fades the grass away. ...
/.../watts/hymns and spiritual songs/hymn 2 19 our frail bodies.htm

Psalm 1 the Way and End of the Righteous and the Wicked
... [He, like a plant of gen'rous kind,. By living waters set,. Safe from the storms
and blasting wind,. Enjoys a peaceful state.]. Green as the leaf, and ever fair ...
/.../watts/the psalms and hymns of isaac watts/psalm 1 the way and.htm

Celsus Afterwards States what is Adduced by Jews and Christians ...
... And if we might speak boldly, we would say that if demons have any share at all
in these things, to them belong famine, blasting of the vine and fruit trees ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxxi celsus afterwards states.htm

Our Frail Bodies, and God Our Preserver.
... What feeble things we are. Fresh as the grass our bodies stand,. And flourish bright
and gay; A blasting wind sweeps o'er the land,. And fades the grass away. ...
/.../watts/the psalms and hymns of isaac watts/hymn 19 our frail bodies.htm

Psalm 121 Preservation by Day and Night.
... Shall have his leave to smite; He shields thy head from burning noon,. From blasting
damps at night. He guards thy soul, he keeps thy breath,. ...
/.../watts/the psalms and hymns of isaac watts/psalm 121 preservation by day.htm

Thesaurus
Blasting (4 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BLAST; BLASTING. blast ... James A. Patch.
Multi-Version Concordance Blasting (4 Occurrences). Deuteronomy ...
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Blast (28 Occurrences)
... with the ram's horn" (Joshua 6:5). MO Evans. BLAST; BLASTING. blast'-ing
(shiddaphon-root, shadhaph, literally "scorching"): This is ...
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Locusts (33 Occurrences)
... 1 Kings 8:37 If there be in the land famine, if there be pestilence, if there be
blasting or mildew, locust or caterpillar; if their enemy besiege them in the ...
/l/locusts.htm - 16k

Disaster (131 Occurrences)
... 1 Kings 8:37 Famine -- when it is in the land; pestilence -- when it is; blasting,
mildew, locust; caterpillar -- when it is; when its enemy hath distressed it ...
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Mildew (26 Occurrences)
... du (yeraqon; Septuagint usually ikteros, literally, "jaundice"): In the 5 passages
where it occurs it is associated with shiddaphon, "blasting" (Deuteronomy 28 ...
/m/mildew.htm - 16k

Distressed (70 Occurrences)
... 1 Kings 8:37 Famine -- when it is in the land; pestilence -- when it is; blasting,
mildew, locust; caterpillar -- when it is; when its enemy hath distressed it ...
/d/distressed.htm - 27k

Labours (19 Occurrences)
... Haggai 2:17 I smote you with blasting and with mildew and with hail in all the labours
of your hands; yet ye turned not to me, saith the LORD. (KJV). ...
/l/labours.htm - 12k

Tamper (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) One who tamps; specifically, one who prepares
for blasting, by filling the hole in which the charge is placed. ...
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Rend (35 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To separate into parts with force or sudden violence; to tear asunder; to
split; to burst; as, powder rends a rock in blasting; lightning rends an oak. ...
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Reed (41 Occurrences)
... See Batten. 11. (n.) A tube containing the train of powder for igniting the charge
in blasting. 12. (n.) Same as Reeding. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
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Concordance
Blasting (4 Occurrences)

Deuteronomy 28:22
The LORD shall smite thee with a consumption, and with a fever, and with an inflammation, and with an extreme burning, and with the sword, and with blasting, and with mildew; and they shall pursue thee until thou perish.
(KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT RSV)

1 Kings 8:37
If there be in the land famine, if there be pestilence, blasting, mildew, locust, or if there be caterpillar; if their enemy besiege them in the land of their cities; whatsoever plague, whatsoever sickness there be;
(KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT)

2 Chronicles 6:28
If there be dearth in the land, if there be pestilence, if there be blasting, or mildew, locusts, or caterpillars; if their enemies besiege them in the cities of their land; whatsoever sore or whatsoever sickness there be:
(KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT)

Haggai 2:17
I smote you with blasting and with mildew and with hail in all the labours of your hands; yet ye turned not to me, saith the LORD.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Subtopics

Blasting

Blasting: Blight

Blasting: Figurative

Blasting: Sent As a Judgment

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