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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4593 - מָעֹט
1) wrapped, grasped
1a) meaning uncertain
1354) uo (אהתה AhTh) AC: Wrap CO: Bird of prey AB: ?: The pictograph o is a picture of the eye, the u is a picture of a basket or other container. Combined these mean "see and contain". A bird of prey is able to see his prey from a great distance. He then drops down on its prey with the talons firmly surrounding the prey, crushing and suffocating it.
Nm) uo (אהתה AhTh) - I. Prey:What is grabbed by the bird of prey. [df: de]II. Stylus:A pointed stick used for writing in clay by pressing into the clay. KJV (7): prey, pen - Strongs: H5706 (עַד), H5842 (עֵט)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
מָעֹט f. מְעֻטָּה adj., Ezekiel 21:20 smooth, and hence polished, sharp (of a sword), i.q. מֹרָט verses 15 Ezekiel 21:15, 16 Ezekiel 21:16 see the root מָעַט No. 1.
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29