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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #05178 - נְחשֶׁת
V) shn (נההסה NHhSh) - Divine: To learn something through divination. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (11): (vf: Piel) enchantment, divine, enchanter, indeed, certainly, learn, experience, diligently, observe - Strongs: H5172 (נָחַשׁ)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
נְחשֶׁת comm. (m. Ezekiel 1:7; Daniel 10:6 f. 1 Chronicles 18:8); with suff. נְחֻשְׁתֵּךְ.
(1) brass, χαλκός, i.e. copper, especially as hardened and tempered, and, like steel, used for weapons and other cutting instruments, Genesis 4:22; Exodus 26:11, 37 Exodus 26:37, and frequently. Metaph. Jeremiah 6:28, “they are all brass and iron,” i.e. ignoble, impure, like base metal.
(2) any thing made of brass.
(a) money, Ezekiel 16:36, יַעַן הִשָּׁפֵךְ נְחֻשְׁתֵּךְ Vulg. quia effusum est œs tuum.
(b) a fetter, or bond of brass, Lamentations 3:7 especially dual נְחֻשְׁתַּיִם Judges 16:21; 2 Samuel 3:34, double bonds.
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