Speckled is the rendering in the A.V. of three Heb. words, which have very different significations:

1. נָקֹד, nakod, spotted, as black goats or sheep with white spots, or vice versa (Ge 30:32-33,35,39; Ge 31:8,10,12);

2. שָׂרֹק, sarok, bay, as reddish horses (Zec 1:8);

Definition of speckled

3. צָבוּעִ, tsabua, striped, as the hyena (Jer 12:9). SEE COLOR; SEE HYENA.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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