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