Boil (שׁחַין, shechin', rendered "botch" in De 28:27,35), a burning sore or inflamed ulcer of an aggravated description, either local (as in the case of Hezekiah, 2Ki 20:7; Isa 38:21), or covering an extensive surface (as in the case of the Egyptians, Ex 9:9-11; De 28:27,35). SEE BLAINS. It is also applied to the ulcerated spots indicative of leprosy (Le 13:18-20,23), and is the term used to designate the disease of Job (Job 2:7), probably the elephantiasis, or black leprosy. SEE LEPROSY.

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