the male stag. The word denotes some member of the deer tribe either the fallow deer or the Barbary deer. The hart is reckoned among the clean animals, ( 12:15 ; 14:5 ; 15:22 ) and seems from the passages quoted, as well as from ( 1 Kings 4:23 ) to have been commonly killed for food.
[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 InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Hart,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".