Asp: (Heb. pethen),
(Deuteronomy 32:33; Job 20:14,16; Isaiah 11:8) It was probably the
Egyptian cobra (Naja haje), which was very poisonous
(Romans 3:13) (Gr.
aspis). The Egyptians worshipped it as the uraeus, and it was found
in the desert and in the fields. The peace and security of Messiah's
reign is represented by the figure of a child playing on the hole of