|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
(the rendering of a Hebrew word meaning "to be yellow, " yellowness), the result of cutting east winds blighting and thus rendering the grain unproductive (Deuteronomy 28:22; 1 Kings 8:37; 2 Chronicles 6:28).
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1. (n.) A growth of minute powdery or webby fungi, whitish or of different colors, found on various diseased or decaying substances.
2. (v. t.) To taint with mildew.
3. (v. i.) To become tainted with mildew.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
mil'-du (yeraqon; Septuagint usually ikteros, literally, "jaundice"): In the 5 passages where it occurs it is associated with shiddaphon, "blasting" (Deuteronomy 28:22 1 Kings 8:37 2 Chronicles 6:28 Amos 4:9 Haggai 2:17). In Jeremiah 30:6, the same word is translated "paleness," the yellow color of one with abdominal disease. The root-meaning is "greenish yellow"; compare the Arabic yarqan, meaning both "jaundice" and "blight." Mildrew or "rust" in grain is due to a special fungus, Puccinia graminis, whose life is divided between the barberry and cereals. Many other varieties of fungi which flourish upon other plants are also designated "mildew."
E. W. G. Masterman
Mildew (26 Occurrences)
Leviticus 13:47 "The garment also that the plague of leprosy is in, whether it is a woolen garment, or a linen garment; (See NIV)
Leviticus 13:49 if the plague is greenish or reddish in the garment, or in the skin, or in the warp, or in the woof, or in anything made of skin; it is the plague of leprosy, and shall be shown to the priest. (See NIV)
Leviticus 13:50 The priest shall examine the plague, and isolate the plague seven days. (See NIV)
Leviticus 13:51 He shall examine the plague on the seventh day. If the plague has spread in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in the skin, whatever use the skin is used for, the plague is a destructive mildew. It is unclean. (WEB NIV)
Leviticus 13:52 He shall burn the garment, whether the warp or the woof, in wool or in linen, or anything of skin, in which the plague is: for it is a destructive mildew. It shall be burned in the fire. (WEB NIV)
Leviticus 13:53 "If the priest examines it, and behold, the plague hasn't spread in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in anything of skin; (See NIV)
Leviticus 13:55 Then the priest shall examine it, after the plague is washed; and behold, if the plague hasn't changed its color, and the plague hasn't spread, it is unclean; you shall burn it in the fire. It is a mildewed spot, whether the bareness is inside or outside. (Root in WEB NIV)
Leviticus 13:56 If the priest looks, and behold, the plague has faded after it is washed, then he shall tear it out of the garment, or out of the skin, or out of the warp, or out of the woof: (See NIV)
Leviticus 13:57 and if it appears again in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in anything of skin, it is spreading. You shall burn with fire that in which the plague is. (See NIV)
Leviticus 13:58 The garment, either the warp, or the woof, or whatever thing of skin it is, which you shall wash, if the plague has departed from them, then it shall be washed the second time, and it will be clean." (See NIV)
Leviticus 13:59 This is the law of the plague of mildew in a garment of wool or linen, either in the warp, or the woof, or in anything of skin, to pronounce it clean, or to pronounce it unclean. (WEB NIV)
Leviticus 14:34 "When you have come into the land of Canaan, which I give to you for a possession, and I put a spreading mildew in a house in the land of your possession, (WEB NIV)
Leviticus 14:35 then he who owns the house shall come and tell the priest, saying,'There seems to me to be some sort of plague in the house.' (See NIV)
Leviticus 14:36 The priest shall command that they empty the house, before the priest goes in to examine the plague, that all that is in the house not be made unclean: and afterward the priest shall go in to inspect the house. (See NIV)
Leviticus 14:37 He shall examine the plague; and behold, if the plague is in the walls of the house with hollow streaks, greenish or reddish, and it appears to be deeper than the wall; (See NIV)
Leviticus 14:39 The priest shall come again on the seventh day, and look. If the plague has spread in the walls of the house, (See NIV)
Leviticus 14:43 "If the plague comes again, and breaks out in the house, after he has taken out the stones, and after he has scraped the house, and after it was plastered; (See NIV)
Leviticus 14:44 then the priest shall come in and look; and behold, if the plague has spread in the house, it is a destructive mildew in the house. It is unclean. (WEB NIV)
Leviticus 14:48 "If the priest shall come in, and examine it, and behold, the plague hasn't spread in the house, after the house was plastered, then the priest shall pronounce the house clean, because the plague is healed. (See NIV)
Leviticus 14:55 and for the destructive mildew of a garment, and for a house, (WEB NIV)
Leviticus 14:57 to teach when it is unclean, and when it is clean. This is the law of leprosy. (See NIV)
Deuteronomy 28:22 Yahweh will strike you with consumption, and with fever, and with inflammation, and with fiery heat, and with the sword, and with blight, and with mildew; and they shall pursue you until you perish. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Kings 8:37 "If there is famine in the land, if there is pestilence, if there is blight, mildew, locust or caterpillar; if their enemy besieges them in the land of their cities; whatever plague, whatever sickness there is; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Chronicles 6:28 If there be in the land famine, if there be pestilence, if there is blight or mildew, locust or caterpillar; if their enemies besiege them in the land of their cities; whatever plague or whatever sickness there be; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Amos 4:9 "I struck you with blight and mildew many times in your gardens and your vineyards; and your fig trees and your olive trees have the swarming locust devoured: yet you haven't returned to me," says Yahweh. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Haggai 2:17 I struck you with blight, mildew, and hail in all the work of your hands; yet you didn't turn to me,' says Yahweh. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)