Hebrews `ayalah (2 Samuel 22:34; Psalm 18:33, etc.) and `ayeleth (Psalm 22, title), the female of the hart or stag. It is referred to as an emblem of activity (Genesis 49:21), gentleness (Proverbs 5:19), feminine modesty (Cant. 2:7; 3:5), earnest longing (Psalm 42:1), timidity (Psalm 29:9). In the title of Psalm 22, the word probably refers to some tune bearing that name.