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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #02077 - זֶבַח
1a) sacrifices of righteousness
1b) sacrifices of strife
1c) sacrifices to dead things
1d) the covenant sacrifice
1e) the passover
1f) annual sacrifice
1g) thank offering
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
זֶבַח m. with suff. זִבְחִי, pl. זְבָחִים, const. זבְחֵי once זְבָחוֹת Hosea 4:19.
(1) pr. a slaying; hence the flesh of slain animals, feasts, Genesis 31:54; Ezekiel 39:17; Proverbs 17:1, זִבְחֵי־רִיב contentious feasts.
(2) a sacrifice [“whether the act of sacrificing or”], an offering, a victim. Opposed both to מִנְחָה a bloodless offering [when so contrasted], 1 Samuel 2:29 Psal. 40:7, and to עוֹלָה a burnt offering, holocaust; so that זֶבַח denotes sacrifices of which but a part were consumed, such as expiatory or eucharistic offerings, etc., Exodus 10:25; Leviticus 17:8; Numbers 15:5, זֶבַח שְׁלָמִים a eucharistic offering, Leviticus 3:1, 4:10, etc. It is also used in speaking generally of great and solemn sacrifices, and sacrificial feasts. זֶבַח הַיָּמִים an annual sacrifice, 1 Samuel 1:21, 20:6. זֶבַח מִשְׁפָּחָה a family sacrifice, 20:29 compare 9:12, 13 1 Samuel 9:13, 16:3.
(3) [Zebah], pr.n. of a Midianite king, Judges 8:5; Psalms 83:12.
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