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ague

This archaic Old English word means “fever.” It is used in the King James Version only once (Lev. 26:16). Modern English translations use the word “fever.” The Hebrew word is kaddah'ath, meaning “kindling”, i.e., an inflammatory or burning fever. In the King James translation of Deut. 28:22 the word is translated “fever.”

Author: Paul S. Taylor and Matthew G. Easton.