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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2091 - זָהָב
1140) bz (זב ZB) AC: Issue CO: Yellow AB: ?: The pictograph z is an agricultural implement representing the idea of harvest or food. The b is a representation of the house. Combined these pictures mean "the food of the house". The main staple of the Hebrews was grain and is yellow in color. This grain was usually ground into a meal for making breads.
- A2116 Dbz (Endow, Dowry)
- A2118 Lbz (Dwell, Dwelling)
- A2119 Nbz (Purchase)
- A2532 Bzo (Leave)
- A3007 Rbzc (Treasurer)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
זָהָב constr. זְהַב (once זֲהַב Genesis 2:12), m.
(1) gold (Arab. ذَهَبُ, Syr., Chald. ܕܰܗܒܳܐ, דְּהַב id.), Genesis 24:22, 53 Genesis 24:53; Exodus 3:22, 36:38, etc. When preceded by numerals, the weight שֶׁקֵל is understood, e.g. Genesis 24:22, עֲשָׁרָה זָהָב “ten (shekels) of gold.”
(2) metaph. of the golden splendour of the heavens, perhaps of the sun itself, Job 37:22 of the purest oil, brilliant like gold (hell wie Gold), Zechariah 4:12.
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