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The Phillip Medhurst Picture Torah 569. The Israelites bitten by fiery serpents. Numbers cap 21 vv 6-9. Hoet
The Israelites bitten by fiery serpents (Book of Numbers chapter 21). A print from the Phillip Medhurst Collection of Bible illustrations

The fiery flying serpent is a snake creature mentioned in the Hebrew Bible (Book of Isaiah, the Book of Numbers, etc.). In biology it is the Echis coloratus (saw-scale viper).


"Fiery flying serpent" is an English translation of the Hebrew words שרף מעופף, shārāp (a "fiery serpent") me‘ōpêp ("flying").

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