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seirim. Leviticus 17:7, "they shall no more offer ... sacrifices unto devils" (seirim) i.e. to the evil spirits of the desert, literally, "shaggy goats," hence applied to an object of pagan worship or a demon dwelling in the desert (2 Chronicles 11:15; Isaiah 13:21; Isaiah 34:14). At Mendes in Lower Egypt the goat was worshipped with foul rites. Israel possibly once shared in them. Compare Joshua 24:14-15; Ezekiel 23:8-9; Ezekiel 23:21.

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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'satyrs' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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