A Natural History of Biblical Lands

The Coney

The Hebrew word for coney is shaphan, which means “to conceal”. In Scripture, conies are described as “a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks” (Prov 30:26; Psa 104:18). They are gregarious, and “exceeding wise” (Prov 30:24). They are described in Levi…

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