swallow

swallow

A small bird of the family Hirundinidae. It is not certain that either of the two Hebrew words (deror, sis) translated “swallow” (NRSV) represents the bird we know by that name. Each term appears twice: deror in (Ps 84:3); (Prov 26:2), and sis in (Isa 38:14); (Jer 8:7).

Ps 84:3

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Prov 26:2

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Isa 38:14

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Jer 8:7

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