Heb. 'eglah, ( Deuteronomy 21:4 Deuteronomy 21:6 ; Jeremiah 46:20 ). Untrained to the yoke ( Hosea 10:11 ); giving milk ( Isaiah 7:21 ); ploughing ( Judges 14:18 ); treading out grain ( Jeremiah 50:11 ); unsubdued to the yoke an emblem of Judah ( Isaiah 15:5 ; Jeremiah 48:34 ).
Heb. parah ( Genesis 41:2 ; Numbers 19:2 ). Bearing the yoke ( Hosea 4:16 ); "heifers of Bashan" ( Amos 4:1 ), metaphorical for the voluptuous females of Samaria. The ordinance of sacrifice of the "red heifer" described in Numbers 19:1-10 ; Compare Hebrews 9:13 .
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Heifer". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".