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Chamois

Chamois [N] [E]

(pronounced often shame), the translation of the Hebrew zemer in ( 14:5 ) But the translation is incorrect; for there is no evidence that the chamois have ever been seen in Palestine or the Lebanon. It is probable that some mountain sheep is intended.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Chamois'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.