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Tooth

one of the particulars regarding which retaliatory punishment was to be inflicted (Exodus 21:24; Leviticus 24:20; Deuteronomy 19:21). “gnashing of teeth” =rage, despair (Matthew 8:12; Acts 7:54); “cleanness of teeth” =famine (Amos 4:6); “children's teeth set on edge” =children suffering for the sins of their fathers (Ezek. 18:2).