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Adder – a venomous snake that is extremely widespread and can be found throughout most of Western Europe and as far as East Asia.
Ass / Colt / Donkey / Foal – a domesticated member of the horse family, Equidae. The wild ancestor of the donkey is the African wild ass, E. africanus. The donkey has been used as a working animal for at least 5000 years.
Covenant – an agreement, especially by lease, deed, or other legal contract.
Emerods – an archaic term for hemorrhoids. Derived from the Old French word emoroyde, it was used as the common English term until the nineteenth century, after which it was replaced in medicine by a direct transliteration of the original Greek term haimorrhoides.
Eunuch – a man who has been castrated, especially (in the past) one employed to guard the women’s living areas at an oriental court.
Firmament – the heavens or the sky, especially when regarded as a tangible thing.
Idol – an image or representation of a god used as an object of worship.
Lion – is a species in the family Felidae and a member of the genus Panthera. It has been listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List since 1996, as populations in African range countries declined by about 43% since the early 1990s.
Olive – known by the botanical name Olea europaea, meaning “European olive”, is a species of small tree in the family Oleaceae, found in the Mediterranean Basin from Portugal to the Levant, the Arabian Peninsula, and southern Asia as far east as China, as well as the Canary Islands and Réunion.
Redeem / Redeemed – pay the necessary money to clear (a debt); gain or regain possession of (something) in exchange for payment; save (someone) from sin, error, or evil; do something that compensates for poor past performance or behavior.