Beeves [S]

(an old English plural of the word beef), a name applicable to all ruminating animals except camels, and especially to the Bovidce, or horned cattle ( Leviticus 22:19 Leviticus 22:21 ; Numbers 31:28 Numbers 31:30 Numbers 31:33 Numbers 31:38 Numbers 31:44 ).

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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

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


Horned cattle fit to plough.

Ye shall offer at your own will a male without blemish, of the BEEVES, of the sheep, or of the goats. ( Leviticus 22:19 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Beeves'". A King James Dictionary.

Beeves. [E]

Same as cattle. ( Leviticus 22:19 ) [See BULL] [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

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