He immediately threw himself into an investigation of the nature of waterspouts.
Over the next few years, several philosophers became intrigued about the nature of waterspouts.
Nor did they accept that waterspouts rose up rather than descended.
(Ps. 42:7; marg. R.V., "cataracts"). If we regard this psalm as descriptive of David's feelings when banished from Jerusalem by the revolt of Absalom, this word may denote "waterfalls," inasmuch as Mahanaim, where he abode, was near the Jabbok, and the region abounded with rapids and falls.