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Hornets (Josh. xxiv. 12)

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“And I sent the hornet before you, which drave them out from before you, even the two kings of the Amorites.” The Egyptian standard was a hornet, and in this passage, “I sent the hornet before you,” the word hornet must be taken to mean the Egyptian army.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Horn of Plenty [Cornu-copia]
Horn of Power
Horn of the Son of Oil (The) (Isa. v. 1)
Horn with Horn or Horn under Horn
Horns of a Dilemma
Horns of Moses Face
Horns of the Altar (To the)
Horne
Horner
Hornets (Josh. xxiv. 12)
Hornet’s Nest
Hornie
Hornpipe
Horology
Horoscope
Horrors (The)
Hors de Combat (French)
¶ Horse
Horse
Horse (in Christian art)