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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5431 - סָאַן
1) (Qal) to tread, tramp
1336) nx (סנ SN) AC: Pierce CO: Thorn AB: Hate: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn, the n is a picture of seed. Combined these mean "thorn seed". The thorn, the seed of a plant with small sharp points) cause one to turn directions to avoid them. (eng: sin)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) pr.; apparently to be clayey, miry; compare Chald. סָאן, סְיָן; Hebr. סִין clay; kindred to the noun טִין clay. Hence סְאוֹן a shoe, by which we keep the clay and mud from our feet. Hence
(2) to shoe, like the Syr. ܣܙܰܢ. Part. סֹאֵן; see סְאוֹן.
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28