(Hos. 10:7), the rendering of "ketseph", which properly means
twigs or splinters (as rendered in the LXX. and marg. R.V.). The
expression in Hosea may therefore be read, "as a chip on the
face of the water," denoting the helplessness of the piece of
wood as compared with the irresistable current.
Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'foam' Eastons Bible Dictionary". bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.