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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Kite

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An unclean and keen-sighted bird of prey (Leviticus 11:14 ; Deuteronomy 14:13 ). The Hebrew word used, 'Ayet , Is rendered "vulture" in Job 28:7 in Authorized Version, "falcon" in Revised Version. It is probably the red kite (Milvus regalis), a bird of piercing sight and of soaring habits found all over Palestine.


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Kite'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/k/kite.html. 1897.

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