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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #080 - אָבָק
1a) on ground
1b) clouds (figuratively)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
אָבָק m., dust, specially small and fine (see my conjecture as to the etymology [under the verb]), such as is easily scattered by the breeze, Isaiah 5:24, and such as a horse raises in galloping, Ezekiel 26:10. It thus differs from עָפָר thicker and heavier dust, Deuteronomy 28:24. “The dust of God’s feet,” used poet. of the clouds on which God treads, Nahum 1:3, comp. שַׁחַק.
the Week of Proper 22 / Ordinary 27