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Deuteronomy 14:5

Overview - Deuteronomy 14
God's children are not to disfigure themselves in mourning.
What may, and what may not be eaten;
of beasts;
of fishes;
11 of fowls.
21 That which dieth of itself may not be eaten.
22 Tithes of divine service.
23 Tithes and firstlings to be eaten before the Lord.
28 The third year's tithe of alms and charity.
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Deuteronomy 14:5  (King James Version)
The hart, and the roebuck, and the fallow deer, and the wild goat, and the pygarg, and the wild ox, and the chamois.
 


the wild goat
The word {akko,} according to the LXX. and Vulgate, signifies the {tragelephus,} or goat-deer; so called from its resemblance to both species
Dr. Shaw states that an animal of this kind is found in the East, where it is called {fishtll,} and {lerwee.}
pygarg
or, bison. Hebrew dishon. The {pygarg,} [pygargos,] or white-buttocks, according to the LXX
; and Dr. Shaw states that the {limee,} as the Africans call it, is exactly such an animal; being of the same shape and colour as the antelope, and of the size of a roebuck.

the wild ox
{Theo,} probably the {oryx} of the Greeks, a species of large stag; and the {Bekkar el wash} of Dr
Shaw.
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