Hoof
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Easton's Bible Dictionary
A cleft hoof as of neat cattle (Exodus 10:26; Ezek. 32:13); hence also of the horse, though not cloven (Isaiah 5:28). The "parting of the hoof" is one of the distinctions between clean and unclean animals (Leviticus 11:3; Deuteronomy 14:7).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The horny substance or case that covers or terminates the feet of certain animals, as horses, oxen, etc.

2. (n.) A hoofed animal; a beast.

3. (n.) See Ungula.

4. (v. i.) To walk as cattle.

5. (v. i.) To be on a tramp; to foot.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HOOF

hoof.

See CHEW; CLOVEN.

Strong's Hebrew
6541. parsah -- a hoof
... 6540, 6541. parsah. 6542 . a hoof. Transliteration: parsah Phonetic Spelling:
(par-saw') Short Definition: hoof. Word Origin from ...
/hebrew/6541.htm - 6k

8157. shesa -- cleft
... cleft. Transliteration: shesa Phonetic Spelling: (sheh'-sah) Short Definition: hoof.
Word Origin from shasa Definition cleft NASB Word Usage hoof (1). ...
/hebrew/8157.htm - 6k

5483. cuwc -- a swallow, swift (type of bird)
... cuc {soos}; from an unused root meaning to skip (properly, for joy); a horse (as
leaping); also a swallow (from its rapid flight) -- crane, horse((-back, -hoof ...
/hebrew/5483.htm - 5k

7272. regel -- foot
... follow (2), followed (2), following (1), foot (60), footstep* (1), footsteps (1),
footstool* (6), four-footed* (1), haunt (1), heels (1), hoof* (1), journey (1 ...
/hebrew/7272.htm - 6k

6499. par -- young bull, steer
... Or par {pawr}; from parar; a bullock (apparently as breaking forth in wild strength,
or perhaps as dividing the hoof) -- (+ young) bull(-ock), calf, ox. ...
/hebrew/6499.htm - 6k

2953. tephar -- a nail, claw
... nail. (Aramaic) from a root corresponding to tsaphar, and meaning the same as tsipporen;
a finger-nail; also a hoof or claw -- nail. see HEBREW tsaphar. ...
/hebrew/2953.htm - 6k

6119. aqeb -- heel, footprint, hind part
... Or (feminine) hiqqbah {ik-keb-aw'}; from aqab; a heel (as protuberant); hence, a
track; figuratively, the rear (of an army) -- heel, (horse-)hoof, last, lier ...
/hebrew/6119.htm - 6k

3709. kaph -- hollow or flat of the hand, palm, sole (of the foot) ...
... 1), earnings* (1), footstep* (1), give pledges* (1), grasp (2), hand (46), handful*
(1), handles (1), hands (69), hands* (1), hollow (1), hoof* (1), palm (8 ...
/hebrew/3709.htm - 6k

Library

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit which we Receive Prepare us for ...
... figuratively predicted all these, delineating man by the [various] animals: [4502]
whatsoever of these, says [the Scripture], have a double hoof and ruminate ...
/.../irenaeus/against heresies/chapter viii the gifts of the.htm

The Distinction Between Clean and Unclean Animals in the Law ...
... For such of the sacrifices as part the hoof, and ruminate, the Scripture represents
as clean and acceptable to God; since the just obtain access to the Father ...
/.../the stromata or miscellanies/chapter xviiithe distinction between clean.htm

Argument. --And Thus Unclean Animals are not to be Reproached ...
... clean. The creatures that are clean, it says, both chew the cud and divide
the hoof; the unclean do neither, or only one of the two. ...
/.../novatian/on the jewish meats/chapter iii argument and thus unclean.htm

Whether There was any Reasonable Cause for the Ceremonial ...
... Hence they were forbidden to eat the flesh of flat-footed animals, ie animals having
an uncloven hoof, on account of their earthiness; and in like manner they ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether there was any reasonable.htm

Full Redemption
... REV. CH SPURGEON. At Exeter Hall, Strand. "There shall not a hoof be left
behind.""Exodus 10:26. ... "Not a hoof shall be left behind.". ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 6 1860/full redemption.htm

The Clean and the Unclean
... Whatsoever parteth the hoof, and is clovenfooted, and cheweth the cud,
among the beasts, that shall ye eat.""Leviticus 11:2, 3. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 9 1863/the clean and the unclean.htm

The Use of the Symbolic Style by Poets and Philosophers.
... Again, he commands to eat that which parts the hoof and ruminates; "intimating,"
says Barnabas, "that we ought to cleave to those who fear the Lord, and ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter viii the use of the.htm

A Compendious view of the Christian Life.
... With the righteous, He says again, speaking figuratively; for everything "which
parts the hoof and chews the cud is clean." For the parting of the hoof ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter xi a compendious view of.htm

The Origin and Growth of Law.
... Now these are the Laws of the Jungle, and many and mighty are they; But the head
and the hoof of the Law and the haunch and the bump is "Obey!" "Kipling. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/kent/the making of a nation/study ix the origin and.htm

Entire Sanctification in Type.
... other to be disused. Of land animals, only such as both chew the end and
divide the hoof, might then be eaten. And of aquatic, only ...
/.../clark/the theology of holiness/chapter iv entire sanctification in.htm

Thesaurus
Hoof (11 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary A cleft hoof as of neat cattle (Exodus 10:26; Ezek.
32:13); hence also of the horse, though not cloven (Isaiah 5:28). ...HOOF. hoof. ...
/h/hoof.htm - 11k

Cud (9 Occurrences)
... Many theories have been advanced as to the reasons for the distinctions
with regard to the chewing of the cud and the cloven hoof. ...
/c/cud.htm - 11k

Dividing (23 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 11:3 any dividing a hoof, and cleaving the cleft of the hoofs,
bringing up the cud, among the beasts, it ye do eat. (YLT). ...
/d/dividing.htm - 13k

Parteth (9 Occurrences)
... Parteth (9 Occurrences). Leviticus 11:3 Whatsoever parteth the hoof, and is
cloven-footed, and cheweth the cud, among the beasts, that shall ye eat. ...
/p/parteth.htm - 8k

Cheweth (8 Occurrences)
... Cheweth (8 Occurrences). Leviticus 11:3 Whatsoever parteth the hoof, and is
cloven-footed, and cheweth the cud, among the beasts, that shall ye eat. ...
/c/cheweth.htm - 8k

Cloven (12 Occurrences)
... klo'-v'-n: In the Old Testament, represented by a participle from shaca, "to split,"
and applied to beasts that divide the hoof (Leviticus 11:3 Deuteronomy 14:7 ...
/c/cloven.htm - 11k

Chew (5 Occurrences)
... Many theories have been advanced as to the reasons for the distinctions
with regard to the chewing of the cud and the cloven hoof. ...
/c/chew.htm - 9k

Chews (6 Occurrences)
... Chews (6 Occurrences). Leviticus 11:3 Whatever parts the hoof, and is cloven-footed,
and chews the cud among the animals, that you may eat. (WEB NAS RSV NIV). ...
/c/chews.htm - 8k

Divideth (20 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 11:4 Nevertheless these shall ye not eat of them that chew the cud, or
of them that divide the hoof: as the camel, because he cheweth the cud, but ...
/d/divideth.htm - 12k

Split (36 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 11:4 "'Nevertheless these you shall not eat of those that chew the cud,
or of those who part the hoof: the camel, because he chews the cud but doesn ...
/s/split.htm - 19k

Concordance
Hoof (11 Occurrences)

Exodus 10:26
Our livestock also shall go with us. There shall not a hoof be left behind, for of it we must take to serve Yahweh our God; and we don't know with what we must serve Yahweh, until we come there."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 11:3
Whatever parts the hoof, and is cloven-footed, and chews the cud among the animals, that you may eat.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 11:4
"'Nevertheless these you shall not eat of those that chew the cud, or of those who part the hoof: the camel, because he chews the cud but doesn't have a parted hoof, he is unclean to you.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 11:5
The coney, because he chews the cud but doesn't have a parted hoof, he is unclean to you.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 11:6
The hare, because she chews the cud but doesn't part the hoof, she is unclean to you.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 11:7
The pig, because he has a split hoof, and is cloven-footed, but doesn't chew the cud, he is unclean to you.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Leviticus 11:26
"'Every animal which parts the hoof, and is not cloven-footed, nor chews the cud, is unclean to you. Everyone who touches them shall be unclean.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 14:6
Every animal that parts the hoof, and has the hoof cloven in two, and chews the cud, among the animals, that may you eat.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 14:7
Nevertheless these you shall not eat of them that chew the cud, or of those who have the hoof cloven: the camel, and the hare, and the rabbit; because they chew the cud but don't part the hoof, they are unclean to you.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 14:8
The pig, because it has a split hoof but doesn't chew the cud, is unclean to you: of their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 1:7
Their feet were straight feet; and the sole of their feet was like the sole of a calf's foot; and they sparkled like burnished brass.
(See NAS)

Subtopics

Hoof

Hoof: Parting of, One of the Physical Marks Used for Distinguishing Ceremonially Clean and Unclean Animals

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Toucheth (45 Occurrences)

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