A small, long-tailed primate. TEV, REB include monkeys among the exotic animals brought as gifts to King Solomon (1 Kings 10:22;
2 Chronicles 9:21). NIV, NRSV note read, “baboons.” KJV, NAS, NRSV render the Hebrew term peacocks.
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