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VULTURE . 1 . dâ’âh , Leviticus 11:14 , dayyâh or dayyôth , Deuteronomy 14:13 AV [Note: Authorized Version.] ; in both passages RV [Note: Revised Version.] has ‘kite.’ 2 . ’ayyâh , Job 28:7 AV [Note: Authorized Version.] ; RV [Note: Revised Version.] ‘falcon.’ These words certainly refer to some of the smaller birds of prey: the larger vultures are included in nesher , for which see Eagle.

E. W. G. Masterman.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Vulture'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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