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Cow

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Cow

A cow and her calf were not to be killed on the same day (Leviticus 22:28; Exodus 23:19; Deuteronomy 22:6, 7). The reason for this enactment is not given. A state of great poverty is described in the words of Isaiah 7:21-25, where, instead of possessing great resources, a man shall depend for the subsistence of himself and his family on what a single cow and two sheep could yield.


Naves Topical Index
Cow

Used for draught
1 Samuel 6:7-12; Hosea 10:11

Milk of, used for food
Milk; Cattle; Kine

Figurative
Amos 4:1


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Cow

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Cow

COW, noun plural cows; old plural kine. The female of the bovine genus of animals; a quadruped with cloven hoofs, whose milk furnishes an abundance of food and profit to the farmer.

Sea-cow, the Manatus, a species of the Trichechus. [See Sea-cow.]

COW, verb transitive To depress with fear; to sink the spirits or courage; to oppress with habitual timidity.