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ziz in the Bible

projecting; a flower, a cleft or pass, probably that near En-gedi, which leads up from the Dead Sea (2 Chr. 20:16) in the direction of Tekoa; now Tell Hasasah.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • The ziz however, was evidently determined not to be balked of its prey.

  • Go slow, ziz, cautioned the detective, looking at her thoughtfully.

    The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells
  • Toward morning the ziz rose slowly into the air, and the lovers clutched each other tightly as the basket spun round and round.

  • Well, ziz, I dont say it wasnt, but we must puzzle out how he got up there and why he went.

    The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells
  • Higher and higher the ziz rose into the air, spreading its vast wings majestically, and flying silently and swiftly over the land.

  • Then a huge bird, a ziz, bigger than several houses, appeared in the sky and swooped down on the cows and sheep.

  • "Not in plain sight, ziz," said Wise, and he started moving out a bookcase to look behind it.

    In the Onyx Lobby Carolyn Wells
  • Curling his leg round the slender trunk of a tree, the young man began a struggle with the ziz.

  • Above them stood the ziz, its eyes glowing like twin fires, its beak thrust down to strike.

  • Take your time, ziz, but have a little pity on a mere man, consumed with curiosity.

    The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells

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