American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Red heifers were to be offered in sacrifice for the national sins, in the impressive manner described in Numbers 19:1-10 , illustrating the true sacrifice for sin in the person of Christ, Hebrews 9:13,14 . The well-fed heifer was a symbol of wanton wildness, Jeremiah 46:20 50:11 Hosea 4:16 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Heifer'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/h/heifer.html. 1859.