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Scorpions

Scorpions are mentioned along with serpents in Deut. 8:15.

“Scorpions” are also used figuratively to denote wicked persons (Ezek. 2:6; Luke 10:19); also a particular kind of scourge or whip (1 Kings 12:11).

They abounded in the Jordan valley.