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Fin
Fins
Dictionaries
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Fins
FINS. Among the water creatures that were clean and could be eaten by the Israelites (Lev 11:9–12) were those that had fins and scales. The word “fin” is only used in denoting what may be eaten in the sea. The Heb. word is of uncertain origin. Fins are the membraneous structures on the body of the fish
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Fins
FINS. A distinctive mark of such fish as might be eaten under the Mosaic law (Lev. 11:9–10, 12; Deut. 14:9–10). See Food.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Fins
FINS - a hard, scaly object on fish, used as a distinguishing mark to separate fish into Clean and Unclean foods under the law of Moses. Fish with fins could be eaten, while those without scales or fins were prohibited as foods (Lev. 11:9; Deut. 14:9, 10).