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A land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, thou shalt not lack any thing in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest dig brass.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

8:9 mayest dig brass. Brass is mostly copper, and the Hebrew word is the same as for “copper.” At one time critics said that Canaan had no copper deposits, but it was later found that ancient copper and iron mines were extensively developed in southern Palestine during the time of Solomon.

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