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Boar

Boar [S]

occurs only in Psalms 80:13 . The same Hebrew word is elsewhere rendered "swine" ( Leviticus 11:7 ; Deuteronomy 14:8 ; Proverbs 11:22 ; Isaiah 65:4 ; Isaiah 66:3 Isaiah 66:17 ). The Hebrews abhorred swine's flesh, and accordingly none of these animals were reared, except in the district beyond the Sea of Galilee. In the psalm quoted above the powers that destroyed the Jewish nation are compared to wild boars and wild beasts of the field.

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Boar". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .