Hart

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Hart : (Heb. 'ayal), a stag or male deer. It is ranked among the clean animals (Deuteronomy 12:15; 14:5; 15:22), and was commonly killed for food (1 Kings 4:23). The hart is frequently alluded to in the poetical and prophetical books (Isaiah 35:6; Song of Solomon 2:8,9; Lamentations 1:6; Psalm 42:1).

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