1 Kings 4:23

Overview - 1 Kings 4
Solomon's princes.
His twelve officers for provision.
20 The peace and largeness of his kingdom.
22 His daily provision.
26 His stables.
29 His wisdom.
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1 Kings 4:23  (King James Version)
Ten fat oxen, and twenty oxen out of the pastures, and an hundred sheep, beside harts, and roebucks, and fallowdeer, and fatted fowl.

Ten fat
Nehemiah 5:17 Nehemiah 5:18

Dr. Shaw understands {ayil} as the name of the genus, including all the species of the deer kind, whether they are distinguished by round horns, as the stag, or by flat ones, as the fallow deer, or by the smallness of the branches, as the roe.

See note on Deuteronomy 15:22 .

{Yachmur,} rendered {bubalus} by the Vulgate, probably the buffalo; and though "the flesh of a buffalo does not seem so well tasted as beef, being harder and more coarse," yet in our times, "persons of distinction, as well as the common people, and even the European merchants, eat a good deal of it, in the countries where that animal abounds
" Niebuhr, Descrip. de l'Arab p