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Holman Bible Dictionary

Kite

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Bird of prey, best described as a scavenger of the accipitridae family (hawk), the subfamily of milvinae of the genus milvus. Medium sized with red coloring. Found in the Bible at Leviticus 11:14; Deuteronomy 14:13; Isaiah 34:15 . This bird was considered unclean and not for human consumption (Leviticus 11:14 ). See Birds .

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Kite'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/k/kite.html. 1991.

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