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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Hind

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The female of the hart or stag, a species of deer, distinguished for the lightness and elegance of its form. The hind is destitute of horns, like all the females of this class, except the reindeer. In Genesis 49:21 , Naphtali is compared to a hind roaming at liberty, or quickly growing up into elegance; while the "goodly words" of Naphtali refer to the future orators, prophets, and poets of the tribe. A faithful and affectionate wife is compared to the hind, Proverbs 5:19 , as also are swift and sure-footed heroes, 2 Samuel 22:34 Habakkuk 3:19 .

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Hind'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/h/hind.html. 1859.

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