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Great owl (Animal)
Eagle owl • Great owl
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Great Owl
Great Owl. Name of one of the great horned or eagle owls (Dt 14:16).See Birds (Owl; Owl, Great).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Great Owl
GREAT OWL Name of one of the great horned or eagle owls (Dt 14:16). See Birds (Owl; Owl, Great).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
OWL, GREAT
OWL, GREAT[יַנְשׁוּת, yanshuph]; Septuagint [Ἴβις, ibis], or [ειβις, eibis]): A member of the Palestine species of the family Strigidae. The great owl mentioned in the Bible was no doubt their largest specimen of the family, a bird fully 2 ft. in length, full feathered, with unusually large head and
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
OWL, GREAT
OWL, GREAT [יַנְשׁוּףyanshuf]. It is generally agreed that yanshuf refers to an owl, an animal mentioned among the future inhabitants of devastated Edom (Isa 34:11) and regarded as unclean (Lev 11:17; Deut 14:16). The traditional translation is “great owl,” an attempt to distinguish it from another
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Owl
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