the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4276 - מַחֲצִית
1) half, middle
1b) middle, midday, noon
1179) yh (ההתס HhTs) AC: Divide CO: Tent Wall AB: ?: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall. The y is a picture of a man laying on his side. Combined these mean "wall of sides". The tent wall divides or separates the inside from the outside. The wall inside the tent divides the tent into two sections.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 half of a shekel Exodus 30:13 (twice in verse); Exodus 30:15 compare Exodus 30:23; Exodus 38:26; the flour for offering Leviticus 6:13 (twice in verse), of spoils Numbers 31:29,30,42,47; of tribe Joshua 21:25 (all P), 1 Chronicles 6:46; 1 Chronicles 6:55; of chariots 1 Kings 16:9.
2 middle היּוֺם׳מ = midday, noon Nehemiah 8:3 (compare midnight, חָצוֺת, חֲצִי 2).
חצן (√ of following; meaning dubious; denominative seem to be Arabic , Ethiopic carry in the arms or bosom, rear, foster; perhaps also Assyrian êƒênu, bring together, also drink or draw in sweet odours Flood Tablet iii, 49 Hpt in KAT 2Gloss i).
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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