I’m trying to spell these consistently. If you see where I use another spelling, please show me.

Beitshan – the city on the eastern end of the Jezreel Valley.

Gray” is the preferred spelling in America, but “grey” is more common in British English.

Pine cone – Dictionaries and online users seem to alternate between pinecone and pine cone. Ahab held up a pine cone.

Right-hand man. The cleaning crew called Obadiah the king’s “right-hand man.”

Chaperons – On the strength of this one website — The singular is chaperon, and the plural, chaperons. The word is from the French.

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