Lizard in Wikipedia

Lizard. - Immense is the number of these reptiles in Israel; no less than 44 species are found there, Among those mentioned in the Bible we may cite: (1) The Letã'ah, general name of the lizard, applied especially to the common lizard, the green lizard, the blind worm, etc.; (2) the chõmét, or sand lizard; (3) the çãb, or dább of the Arabs (uromastix spinipes); (4) the kõâh, the divers kinds of monitor (psammosaurus scincus, hydrosaurus niloticus, etc.); (5) the 'anãqah or gecko; (6) the semãmîth or stellio.

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