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Names of Biblical animals

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Rabbi Ari Shvat

Cheshvan 21, 5781
Question
In Tehilim 91 13 there are a few names of animals? What exactly are these animals? What is their English transalation?
Answer
Shachal=lion, peten= cobra, kfir= young lion, tanin= crocodile. The parallel between the first 2 and the last 2 are clear.
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