King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • 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:


Naves Topical Index

Called also Fallow Deer, Hart, Hind, Roebuck.

Designated among the clean animals, to be eaten
Deuteronomy 12:15; Deuteronomy 14:5

Provided for Solomon's household
1 Kings 4:23

Fleetness of
2 Samuel 2:18; 1 Chronicles 12:8; Proverbs 6:5; Song of Solomon 8:14; Isaiah 35:6

Surefootedness of
2 Samuel 22:34

Gentleness of
Proverbs 5:19

Coloring of
Jeremiah 14:5

Smith's Bible Dictionary


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DEER, noun Sing. And plural [Gr. A wild beast. The primary sense is simply roving, wild, untamed; hence, a wild beast.] A quadruped of the genus Cervus, of several species, as the stag, the fallow deer the roe-buck, the rane or rane-deer, etc. These animals are wild and hunted in the forest, or kept in parks. Their flesh called venison, is deemed excellent food.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DEER-STEALER, noun One who steals deer.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DEER-STEALING, noun The act or crime of stealing deer.