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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1670 - דְּאָבָה
1) faintness, dismay, failure of mental energy
1071) bd (דב DB) AC: Rest CO: ? AB: ?: The pictograph d is a picture of the a tent door. The b is a representation of a tent. Combined these mean "the door of the tent". The door of the tent was the place of relaxation for the father. Here he would watch his family, livestock and the road for approaching visitors (see Genesis 18:1) . This root is related to the root db(a reversal of the letters) .
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
דְּאָבָה f. fear, terror (wrongly explained by Simonis, even in the last edition [Winer’s] sollicitudo, moeror), so called from the idea of melting away (see מָסַס ). Job 41:14. Also
the Week of Proper 25 / Ordinary 30