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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #3601 - כִּישׁוֹר

Word Origin:
from (03787)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) spindle-whorl, distaff

Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1)NAS (1)HCS (1)
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2294) rsk (כסהר KShR) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Prosperity: [from: rs- being straight]

V) rsk (כסהר KShR) - Prosper: KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) right, prosper, direct - Strongs: H3787 (כָּשֵׁר)

gf1) ersfk (כוסהרה KWShRH) - Prosperity: KJV (1): chains - Strongs: H3574 (כּוֹשָׁרָה)

ecm) rfsik (כיסהור KYShWR) - Spindle: For keeping the twine straight. KJV (1): spindle - Strongs: H3601 (כִּישׁוֹר)

ejm) nfrsik (כיסהרונ KYShRWN) - Success: KJV (3): good, right, equity - Strongs: H3788 (כִּשְׁרוֹן)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
[ כִּישׁוֺר noun [masculine] distaff (etymology dubious; perhaps, if meaning correct, from כשׁר (compare Sta§ 216 Lag BN 182) = be straight, because it stands erect, De Str; ᵑ6 industry; whence ᵑ7כּוּשְׁרָא, and likewise ᵑ7כּוּנְשְׁרָא, also Proverbs 3:8, (for Hebrew שׁר), where Levy wirbelsäule, Str on the passage Jastr navel; but Str doubts etymological connection with כישׁור); — only in יָדֶיהָ שִׁלְּחָה בַכִּישׁוֺ֑ר Proverbs 31:19 ("" מָּֽלָךְ ׃ whirl of spindle). — As above De Now Str RV SS and others; > Ki AW Thes Rob-Ges whirl of spindle (AV spindle); see מֶּלֶךְ.


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Gesenius Definition

כִּישׁוֹר ἅπαξ λεγόμ. Proverbs 31:19, according to the Hebrew writers, a distaff, from the root כָּשַׁר to be straight [see Thes.].

List of Word Forms
בַכִּישׁ֑וֹר בכישור ḇak·kî·šō·wr ḇakkîšōwr vakkiShor

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