Hind

Hind [N] [S]

Heb. 'ayalah ( 2 Samuel 22:34 ; Psalms 18:33 , etc.) and 'ayeleth ( Psalms 22 , title), the female of the hart or stag. It is referred to as an emblem of activity ( Genesis 49:21 ), gentleness ( Proverbs 5:19 ), feminine modesty (Cant 2:7 ; 3:5 ), earnest longing ( Psalms 42:1 ), timidity ( Psalms 29:9 ). In the title of Psalms 22 , the word probably refers to some tune bearing that name.

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.

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

Bibliography Information

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

Hind, [N] [E]

the female of the common stag or Cervus elaphus . It is frequently noticed in the poetical parts of Scripture as emblematic of activity, ( Genesis 49:21 ; Psalms 18:33 ) gentleness, ( Proverbs 5:19 ) feminine modesty, ( Solomon 2:7 ; 3:5 ) earnest longing, ( Psalms 42:1 ) and maternal affection. ( Jeremiah 14:5 ) Its shyness and remoteness from the haunts of men are also alluded to, ( Job 39:1 ) and its timidity, causing it to cast its young at the sound of thunder. ( Psalms 29:9 )


[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 'Hind,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

HIND

hind.

See DEER.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HIND'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.