Fallow Deer

FALLOW DEER (יַחְמ֑וּר, fallow deer [Deut 14:5; 1 Kings 4:23] KJV; ROEBUCK ASV, RSV). A traditional identification of Bubal Hartebeest, q.v., for reasons for considering this unlikely. Fallow deer have long been kept successfully as park animals and this is therefore a possible tr. See Deer for discussion of deer that once lived in Pal.

See also

  • Animals