|Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia|
kres'-ents (saharonim): Moon-shaped necklaces (Judges 8:21, 26 Isaiah 3:18).f Paul, mentioned in 2 Timothy 4:10 as having gone to Galatia. That he was one of the Seventy, and that he founded the church in Vienna in Gaul, are traditions without any trustworthy basis.
Crescents (3 Occurrences)
Judges 8:21 Then Zebah and Zalmunna said, "Rise and fall on us; for as the man is, so is his strength." Gideon arose, and killed Zebah and Zalmunna, and took the crescents that were on their camels' necks. (WEB JPS ASV DBY RSV)
Judges 8:26 The weight of the golden earrings that he requested was one thousand and seven hundred shekels of gold, besides the crescents, and the pendants, and the purple clothing that was on the kings of Midian, and besides the chains that were about their camels' necks. (WEB JPS ASV DBY RSV)
Isaiah 3:18 In that day the Lord will take away the beauty of their anklets, and the cauls, and the crescents; (ASV DBY JPS RSV)