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Vulture


Vulture. The rendering in the Authorized Version of the Hebrew dââh, dayyâh, and also in Job 28:7 of ayyâh. There seems no doubt that the Authorized Version translation is incorrect, and that the original words refer to some of the smaller species of raptorial birds, as kites or buzzards. [Kite.] But the Hebrew word nesher, invariably rendered “eagle” in the Authorized Version, is probably the vulture. [Eagle.]