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Hebrew: גֹּ֫פֶר —transliteration of the equivalent letters G P R: gopher

This is a word of uncertain meaning and derivation. Moses, the author of Genesis, surely knew its meaning, but it has been lost to time. It certainly has nothing to do with a small burrowing rodent or a tunnelling tortise.

SEE: What is “GOPHER” wood?


Article Version: September 3, 2017