Everything was withered up, and our cattle carried off by the murrain.
May the murrain strike me if I can call to mind aught about her.
He talked about them much as a farmer would about the loss of so many sheep by the murrain.
Disease had attacked the inhabitants of the hamlet, a murrain their cattle.
“You have put something worse than a murrain on him, or I am no judge,” laughed Dick, a trifle hysterically.
Such a murrain of kine, that dogs and ravens that fed on them were poisoned.
You would be deriving me from William the Conqueror, with a murrain to you.
Is there any blight on your fields, any murrain in your herds?
In this emasculated form the sacrifice, we may say with confidence, is absolutely useless for the purpose of stopping a murrain.
What beasts could the boils break out on, when all were killed by murrain in verse 6?
Heb. deber, "destruction," a "great mortality", the fifth plague that fell upon the Egyptians (Ex. 9:3). It was some distemper that resulted in the sudden and widespread death of the cattle. It was confined to the cattle of the Egyptians that were in the field (9:6).