Easton's Bible Dictionary: M. G. Easton, M.A., D.D.
Pigeons are mentioned as among the offerings which, by divine appointment, Abram presented unto the Lord (Gen. 15:9
). They were afterwards enumerated among the sin-offerings (Lev. 1:14, 12:6
), and the law provided that those who could not offer a lamb might offer two young pigeons (5:7; comp. Lk. 2:24
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