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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5743 - עוּב
1) (Hiphil) to becloud
1508) bg (גהב GhB) AC: Thick CO: Cloud AB: ?: The pictograph g is a picture of a twisted rope with the extended meaning of darkness. The b is a picture of a tent representing what is inside. Combined these mean "darkness inside".
Nf3) tfbg (גהבות GhBWT) - I. Thick: II. Cloud: III. Braid:A thick braided rope or cord of gold. KJV (29): thick, wreathen, cord, band, bough, rope, chain, branch - Strongs: H5687 (עָבוֹת), H5688 (עֲבֹתָה)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
עוּב not used in Kal, i.q. עוּף No. 3, to wrap round, to cover with darkness.
Hiphil, to cover with darkness; metaph. to pender ignoble, to treat with indignity; Lamentations 2:1, “how hath the Lord in his anger covered the daughter of Zion with darkness;” LXX. ἐγνόφωσεν. (Syr. Aph. to obscure, but Pael ܥܰܝܶܒ metaph. to contemn, to treat with indignity, عاب Med. Ye, to disgrace.)
Derivative, עָב No. II. a cloud (Chald. and Zab. ܥܝܒܐ id.)
the Week of Proper 25 / Ordinary 30