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Also translated “wild goat” or “mountain goat.” The Israelites were permitted to eat this animal (Deut 14:5). Though English translations sometimes obscure it (e.g., NIV, “graceful deer”), this term also appears in Proverbs as a metaphor for the youthful and attractive wife (Prov 5:19).
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Pygarg—Heb. dishon, “springing”, (Deut. 14:5), one of the animals permitted for food. It is supposed to be the Antelope addax. It is described as “a large animal, over 3 1/2 feet high at the shoulder, and, with its gently-twisted horns, 2 1/2 feet long. Its colour is pure white, with the exception of
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PYGARG<pi’-garg> ([דִּישׁן, dishon]; Septuagint [πύγαργος, pugargos]; compare proper nouns, “Dishon” and “Dishan” (Genesis 36:21–30; 1 Chronicles 1:38–42); according to BDB, Hommel, Saugethiere, derives [דישׁן] from [דּוּשׁ, dush], Arabic das, “to tread,” and compare Assyrian dashshu, “mountain-goat”):
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IBEX Species of wild goat with large curved horns, native to high mountain areas. The ibex has been identified as the wild goat of the Bible (1 Sam. 24:2; Ps. 104:18). The Nubian ibex is found today in the area of En-gedi, an oasis near the Dead Sea. The ibex is included among clean game (Deut. 14:5).
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