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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Hind

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Hind. The female of the common stag or Cervus elaphus. It is frequently noticed in the poetical parts of Scripture as emblematic of...

activity, Genesis 49:21; Psalms 18:33,

gentleness, Proverbs 5:19,

feminine modesty, Song of Solomon 2:7; Song of Solomon 3:5,

earnest longing, Psalms 42:1, and

maternal affection. Jeremiah 14:5.

Its shyness and remoteness from the haunts of men are also alluded to, Job 39:1, and

its timidity, causing it to cast its young at the sound of thunder. Psalms 29:9.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Hind'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/h/hind.html. 1901.

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