the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #3697 - כָּסַם
1) (Qal) to cut, clip, trim, shear
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Qal Imperfect and Infinitive absolute כָּסוֺם יִכְסְמוּ אֶתרָֿאשֵׁיהֶם Ezekiel 44:20 they shall by all means clip their heads (opposed to יְגַלֵּ֔חוּ shave and יְשַׁלֵּ֑חוּ, i.e. let grow freely).
כָּסַם to shave, to shear (the head); found once, Ezekiel 44:20. Kindred roots are גָּזַם and others beginning with גז, see גָּזַז. Hence
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