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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Mare

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mâr ((1) סוּסה , ṣūṣāh , "steed," the King James Version "company of horses"; Septuagint ἡ ἴππος , hē hı́ppos , "mare" ( Song of Solomon 1:9 ); (2) הרמּכים בּני , benē hā -rammākhı̄m , "bred of the stud," the King James Version and the Revised Version margin "young dromedaries" (Esther 8:10 ); compare Arabic ramakat , "mare"): The word "mare" does not occur in English Versions of the Bible, but in Song of Solomon 1:9 we find ṣūṣāh , the feminine of ṣūṣ , "horse," and in Esther 8:10 , benē hā -rammākhı̄m is by some translated "sons of mares." See CAMEL; HORSE .

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Mare'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/m/mare.html. 1915.

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