Word of the Week: Hirsute

As in: “Thus Israelites would have doubts about a bald man like Elisha, who presents himself as a holy man and successor to hirsute Elijah, an acknowledged holy man.”

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Pilch, J. J. (2012). A cultural handbook to the Bible. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, p. 279.

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