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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1676 - דָּאָה
1) fast-flying bird of prey (kite?), bird of prey
1074) ed (דה DH) AC: Attack CO: Bird of prey AB: ?: The pictograph d is a picture of the a tent door with the extended meaning of moving back and forth. The e represents one who is looking and pointing at a great sight. Combined these mean "a back and forth looking". Birds of prey fly around in a circle in search of their prey and dive down on it when seen.
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
דָּאָה fut. יִדְאֶה apoc. יֵדֶא Psal. 18:11, to fly; used of the rapid flight of birds of prey, Deuteronomy 28:49; Jeremiah 48:40, 49:22 of God, Psalms 18:11, וַיֵדֶא עַל־כַּנְפֵי דוּחַ “and he flew upon the wings of the wind.” (For 2 Kings 17:21 see נָדָא.) Hence דַּיָּה and
דָּאָה f. only found in Levit. 11:14 (as in the parallel place, Deuteronomy 14:13 there is דָאָה, by mistake of transcribers); some bird of prey which flies rapidly. LXX. γύψ. Vulg. milvus. Comp. Bochart, Hieroz. t. ii. p. 191.
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28