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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #601 - אֲנָפָה
1) an unclean bird
1a) perhaps an heron
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
אֲנָפָה f. the name of an unclean bird of which there were several species (לְמִינָהּ). Leviticus 11:19; Deuteronomy 14:18. LXX. χαραδριός, i.e. a bird living on the hollows and banks of rivers [“perhaps, sand-piper”]. Bochart (Hieroz. ii. 335, sqq.) renders it, angry bird, with the Hebrews themselves, and he understands, the bird زُمَّجُ i.e. a kind of eagle, so called from its angry disposition. Among irascible birds, is also the parrot, which is here understood by both the Arabic versions.
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