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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2111 - זוּעַ
1154) oz (זאה ZAh) AC: Tremble CO: Sweat AB: ?: The pictograph z is a picture of an agricultural cutting implement such as the mattock or hoe and associated with weapons. The o is a picture of the eye and meaning experience or knowledge. Combined these mean "weapon seen". Fear or an enemy.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
זוּעַ (frequently used in Syr., Chald. and Zabian), i.q. Gr. σείω, σεύω (compare נוּעַ νεύω), to shake, to agitate (see Pilpel, and זְוָעָה), in Kal intransitive to be shaken, hence
(1) to move oneself, Esther 5:9.
(2) to tremble, to shake, Ecclesiastes 12:3.
Pilpel part. מְזַעְזַע to agitate, to trouble, Habakkuk 2:7. (Aram. and Arabic id.)
The derivatives follow, except זֵעָה sweat [which in Thes. is referred to יָזַע; also זִיעַ].
זוּעַ Chald. to tremble, to fear, followed by מִן. Part. זָאעִין or according to זָיְֽעִין קרי Daniel 5:19, 6:27.
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