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Holman Bible Dictionary

MAW

KJV term for the fourth stomach of a cud-chewing animal. The maw was among the choice cuts of meat reserved for the priests' portion (Deuteronomy 18:3). Modern translations use stomach (NAS, REB, NRSV) or innerparts (NIV).


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Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'MAW'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/hbd/view.cgi?number=T4155>. 1991.