Browsing Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center for the Study of Religion and Society by Subject "Hebrew language--Terms--Keleb"
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Devotee or deviate: the "dog" (keleb) in ancient Israel as a symbol of male passivity and perversion ( Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 2, 2000. )The Hebrew word,<em>keleb,</em>"dog," in Deuteronomy 23:19 (Eng: 18) has been commonly interpreted as a homosexual male prostitute, intuitively rather than empirically. Mesopotamian sources show the existence of ...