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Hoopoe
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hoopoe
Hoopoe (דּוּכִיפַת‎, dukhiphath). An unclean bird that is unsuitable for eating according to the Mosaic law (Lev 11:19; Deut 14:18).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hoopoe
Hoopoe. Any of a number of Old World singing birds; considered unclean (Lv 11:19; Dt 14:18).See Birds.
Lapwing
Lapwing. kjv translation for hoopoe, an unclean bird according to the Law, in Leviticus 11:19 and Deuteronomy 14:18.See Birds (Hoopoe).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hoopoe
Hoopoe hoo̅ʹpō, -poo̅ [Heb. dûḵîp̱aṯ; Gk. épops; Lat Upupa epops] (Lev. 11:19; Dt. 14:18); AV LAPWING. One of the peculiar and famous birds of Palestine, having a curved bill and beautiful plumage. It is about the size of a thrush. Its back is a rich cinnamon color, its head golden buff with a
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hoopoe
HOOPOE Any of a number of Old World singing birds; considered unclean (Lv 11:19; Dt 14:18). See Birds.
Lapwing
LAPWING* kjv translation for hoopoe, an unclean bird according to the Law, in Leviticus 11:19 and Deuteronomy 14:18. See Birds (Hoopoe).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hoopoe
HoopoeA cinnamon- or buff-colored bird (Heb. dûḵɩ̂p̱aṯ), the sole species of the family Upupidae. Some 30 cm. (12 in.) long, the hoopoe is recognized by its high gold crest, tipped with black and white bands. For protection, it exudes an offensive smell. It eats various types of insects and worms,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hoopoe
Hoopoe [hōōˊpō] (Heb. dûḵîp̱aṯ). A beautiful yet peculiar bird (Upupa epops), the only species of the family Upupidae. The hoopoe is characterized by a cinnamon or buff-colored body and a high, gold crest, tipped with black; its back and wings are marked with black and white bands. Some 30
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Lapwing
Lapwing (Heb. ducı̂phath) occurs only in Lev. 11:19 and in the parallel passage of Deut. 14:18, amongst the list of those birds which were forbidden by the law of Moses to be eaten by the Israelites. Commentators generally agree that the hoopoe is the bird intended. The hoopoe is an occasional visitor
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Lapwing
Lapwingthe name of an unclean bird, mentioned only in Lev. 11:19 and Deut. 14:18. The Hebrew name of this bird, dukiphath, has been generally regarded as denoting the hoope (Upupa epops), an onomatopoetic word derived from the cry of the bird, which resembles the word “hoop;” a bird not uncommon in
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HOOPOE
HOOPOE<hoo’-po>; <-poo> ([דּוּכִיפַת‎, dukhiphath]; [ἔποψ, epops]; Latin Upupa epops): One of the peculiar and famous birds of Palestine, having a curved bill and beautiful plumage. It is about the size of a thrush. Its back is a rich cinnamon color, its head golden buff with a crest of feathers of
LAPWING
LAPWING<lap’-wing> (דּוּכִיפַת‎ [dukhiphath]; [ἔποψ, epops]): A translation used in early VSS, now universally admitted to be incorrect. The lapwing had a crest, and resembled in size and color the hoopoe (Upupa epops). It appears in the lists of abominations only (Leviticus 11:19 the King James
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Hoopoe
Hoopoe (Upupa Epops). A small crested bird revered by all the ancient Egyptians, and placed on the sceptre of Horus, to symbolise joy and filial affection. (Latin upupa, the hoopoe.)
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Lapwing
Lapʹwing, a word which, occurring as the name of an unclean bird only in Lev. 11:19 and Deut. 14:18, affords no internal or collateral evidence in the Scriptures to establish the propriety of the translation. It is generally believed, and with good reason, that the hoopoe is intended.Ruins of Laodieca
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hoopoe
HOOPOE Any of the Old World birds of the family Upupidae, having a plumed head crest and a long, slender, curved bill. The identity of the unclean bird of Lev. 11:19 (Deut. 14:18) is disputed: lapwing (KJV); hoopoe (modern English translations); waterhen (earliest Greek); woodcock (Targum).
Lapwing
LAPWING (Vanellus vanellus) Shorebird with a short bill and a crest of feathers on its head. The lapwing is known for its irregular flapping flight and shrill cry. KJV included the lapwing among the unclean birds (Lev. 11:19; Deut. 14:18). Modern translations generally identify the Hebrew term with the
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