What are Hebrew words for hen and egg?

Lisbeth S. Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Thu Dec 6 14:03:27 EST 2001


Don't they just say fowl -- ouf-- not specify a species?
Probably that does prove it, that the egg came first.
Liz

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Stabnow [mailto:dstabno at lifeway.com]
> Sent: Thu, December 06, 2001 1:55 PM
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> For eggs see Deut 22:6; Job 39:14 and Isaiah 10:14.  I didn't find any
> chickens -- so I guess THAT answers which came first.
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> Dave Stabnow
> david.stabnow at lifeway.com
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> But am I not right in saying that neither of these is biblical?
> 
> Peter Kirk
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Shoshanna Walker [mailto:rosewalk at concentric.net]
> > Sent: 06 December 2001 18:19
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> > Subject: Re: What are Hebrew words for hen and egg?
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> > hen - Tarn'golet
> > egg - Baitzah
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