doleful creatures

Bible Dictionary

Doleful creatures definition

(occurring only Isa. 13:21. Heb. ochim, i.e., "shrieks;" hence "howling animals"), a general name for screech owls (howlets), which occupy the desolate palaces of Babylon. Some render the word "hyaenas."

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: doleful
Next Definition: dolent
Words Near: doleful creatures
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for doleful creatures
More from
Search for articles containing doleful creatures Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature