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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Kite

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KITE. 1. ’ayyâh . In Leviticus 11:14 , Deuteronomy 14:13 AV [Note: Authorized Version.] renders this word by ‘kite’ in Job 28:7 by ‘vulture’; RV [Note: Revised Version.] has uniformly ‘ falcon .’ 2 . dâ’âh: Leviticus 11:14 (AV [Note: Authorized Version.] ‘vulture’; RV [Note: Revised Version.] ‘kite’). 3. dayyâh; Deuteronomy 14:13 (EV [Note: English Version.] ‘glede’ [Old Eng. kite, the black kite, and the Egyptian kite are all found in Palestine, but it is impossible to say which birds are denoted by the different words.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Kite'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/k/kite.html. 1909.

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