Turtle means in the bible: As in Song of Solomon, the turtledove: “The voice of the turtle can be heard in our land” being a sign of springtime 2/1-13. See also Jer. 8:7. As in Gen. 1:14; 5:7, 11; 12:6-8; 14:22, 30; 15:29; Num. 6:10, Luke 2:24 (in Bible Dictionary)