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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2149 - זֻלּוּת
1) vileness, worthlessness
1150) lz (זל ZL) AC: Shake CO: Branch AB: ?: The pictograph z is a picture of n agricultural cutting implement. The l represents a staff. Combined these mean "cut the staff". A staff is made by cutting a branch from the tree, this green branch shakes and bends easily until it has hardened. (see isa185)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
זֻלּוּת terror, trembling, Psal. 12:9. Root זָלַל. [“ἅπαξ λεγόμ. prop. a shaking, trembling, earthquake, see the root in Niphal. Hence a storm, a tempest. Ps. 12:9, “the wicked walk on every side, כְּרוּם זֻלּוּת לִבְנֵי אָדָם like the rising of a tempest upon the sons of men.” Ges. add.]
זַלְזַל only in pl. זַלְזִלִּים m. shoots, twigs, sprigs, from their trembling and quivering motion, Isaiah 18:5. Root זָלַל, see especially Niphal. Comp. also סַלְסִלּוֹח, סַנְסִנִּים, תַּלְתַּלִּים.
the Week of Proper 7 / Ordinary 12