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Easton's Bible Dictionary
(Heb. 'ayal), a stag or male deer. It is ranked among the clean animals (Deuteronomy 12:15
), 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
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Hart'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/h/hart.html. 1897.