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doleful creatures

doleful creatures in the Bible

(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
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