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Hebrew: מַזָּרָה —transliteration: mazzaroth —meaning is unknown, perhaps a constellation or the zodiac

Meaning: prognostications

This ancient word is found only Job 38:32, and may refer to a constellation of stars (Pleiades, Orion, etc.) or “the twelve signs” (of the zodiac), as in some Bible margin notes (compare 2 Kings 23:5).

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Article Version: July 19, 2021