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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5697 - עֶגְלָה
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) a calf, prop. one of the first year, Levit. 9:3 Micah 6:6 (comp. Maimonid. de Sacrif. i. § 14); but it is also very often
(2) a bullock, steer, heifer; used of a heifer broken in to work, Hosea 10:11 giving milk, Isaiah 7:21 yoked to the plough, Judges 14:18 of three years’ old, Genesis 15:9. And such a heifer (prop. one of the third year) not broken in, unaccustomed to the yoke (comp. Hosea 10:11; Jeremiah 31:18 Plin. viii. 4, 5), was rightly understood by the LXX., Vulg., Targ., in the words עֶגְלַת שְׁלִשִׁיָּה Isaiah 15:5; Jeremiah 48:34. Metaph. עֶגְלֵי עַמִּים bullocks of the peoples, used for leaders of the peoples, Psalms 68:31 compare עַתּוּד. (Arab. عِجْلُ Syr. ܥܶܓܠܳ, ܥܓܶܠܬܐܳ id. Eth. እደል፡ a calf, a whelp, and even an infant; see Bochart, Hieroz. i. page 273, seqq.
(3) עֶגְלָה [Eglah], pr. name of one of the wives of David, 2 Samuel 3:5; 1 Chronicles 3:3.
the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26