7091. qippoz
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qippoz: perhaps arrow snake
Original Word: קִפּוֹז
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: qippoz
Phonetic Spelling: (kip-poze')
Short Definition: snake

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
perhaps arrow snake
NASB Translation
tree snake (1).

קִמּוֺז noun feminine arrow-snake (Arabic , so BoHieroz. Pars post. iii. Cap. 11 (citing Avicennaii. 139, 16, compare Thes LagBN 89), and most moderns; compare Dozyii. 383 PS1375ad. Fin.; = ἀκοντίας AelianHist. Anim. Vi. 18, viii. 13, called ׳ק as leaping from trees on passers-by; but against this see HoughtonAcad. Apr. 24, 1886, 292 f. (arrow-snake does not incubate) PostHast. DB iii. 637 who conjectures an owl (as AV)); — Isaiah 34:15, token of desolation.

great owl

From an unused root meaning to contract, i.e. Spring forward; an arrow-snake (as darting on its prey) -- great owl.

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