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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6893 - קָאַת
1) a ceremonially unclean bird
1a) perhaps pelican or cormorant
1b) perhaps an extinct bird, exact meaning unknown
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
קָאַת with the art. הַקָּאָת Leviticus 11:18; Deuteronomy 14:17 const. st. קְאַת f. a bird found in marshes (Levit. and Deut. locc. citt.) and inhabiting deserts, Isaiah 34:11; Zephaniah 2:14; Psalms 102:7 according to several old translators, the pelican; Aram. and Arab. קָקָא, ܩܳܩܐܳ, قيق, قوق, prob. so called from its vomiting, as this very voracious bird is accustomed to vomit sea-shells and other things which it has swallowed. [So in Thesaur. from קוֹא.]
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28