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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #328 - אַט
1009) ua (אתה ATh) AC: ? CO: Corral AB: Gentle: The pictograph a is an ox head. The u is a basket as used to contain something. Combined these mean "ox contained" in the sense of being tamed or gentle. The idea that one that can be rough and harsh but acts in a gentle manner.
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
אַט (from the root אָטַט) subst. m.
(1) a gentle sound, murmur, sigh, and pl. concr. אִמִּים whisperers, i.e. νεκρομάντεις, ventriloquists, by the murmur of an artificial voice imitating the voice of the spirits of the dead (see under אוֹב ), Isaiah 19:3.
(2) a gentle going, a gentle flow, a gentle mode of acting, whence אַט, לְאַט, לָאַט, commonly adv. gently, slowly, used of the gentle and slow pace of one mourning, 1 Kings 21:27 used of water flowing gently, Isaiah 8:6.-לְאִטִּי prop. “at my slow pace,” nach meiner Gemächlichkeit, allgemach, Genesis 33:14.-Used of acting and speaking, 2 Samuel 18:5, לְאַט לִי לַנַּעַר “deal gently for me with the youth;” Job 15:11, וְרָבָר לָאַט עִמָּךְ “and a word gently spoken to thee.”
the Week of Proper 13 / Ordinary 18