Blast as a noun (in the sense of current of air), is the rendering in the Auth. Vers. of נֵשָׁמָה, neshamah' (2Sa 22:16; Ps 18:15), "breath," as elsewhere, or of רוּחִ, ru'ach (Ex 15:6; Jos 6:5; 2Ki 19:7; Job 4:9; Isa 25:4; Isa 37:7), " wind" or "spirit," as elsewhere; as a verb, etc. (in the sense of blighting), it represents the Heb. roots שָׁדִŠ, shadaph', or שָׁדִם, shadam', always spoken of the blasting of crops (De 28:22; 1Ki 8:37; 2Ch 6:28; Am 4:9; Hag 2:17), especially of grain (Ge 41:6,23,27), often sudden (2Ki 19:26; Isa 37:27), apparently by a hot wind (Hackett, Illustra. of Script. p. 135).

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