East wind

"The wind coming from the east (Job 27:21; Isa. 27:8, etc.)." "Blight caused by this wind, "thin ears" (Gen. 41:6); the" "withered "gourd" (Jonah 4: 8). It was the cause and also the" emblem of evil (Ezek. 17:10; 19:12; Hos. 13:15). In Palestine "this wind blows from a burning desert, and hence is destitute of" moisture necessary for vegetation.

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