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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #6107 - עֶצֶם

Transliteration
‛etsem
Phonetics
eh'-tsem
Origin
the same as (H6106)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Azem or Ezem = “bone”

1) a city in the Nekeb of Judah afterwards allotted to Simeon

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (3)
Joshua
2
1 Chronicles
1
NAS (3)
Joshua
2
1 Chronicles
1
HCS (3)
Joshua
2
1 Chronicles
1
BSB (3)
Joshua
2
1 Chronicles
1
ESV (3)
Joshua
2
1 Chronicles
1
WEB (3)
Joshua
2
1 Chronicles
1
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עֶצֶם f.

(1)  bone; so called from its firmness and strength; see the root No. 2. Arab. عَظْمُ, Genesis 2:23; Exodus 12:46; Numbers 9:12, etc. Plur. עֲצָמִים constr. עַצְמֵי Psalms 6:3, 31:11 32:3 more often also עֲצָמֹות Psalms 51:10; Proverbs 14:30 often used of the bones of the dead (compare יָדֹות, בַּפֹּות), Exodus 13:19; Joshua 24:32 -2 Samuel 21:1214 ; 2 Kings 23:14, 18 2 Kings 23:18, 20 2 Kings 23:20.

(2) body, bodily form, Lamentations 4:7.

(3) Followed by a genit.; it is used instead of the pronoun itself (compare syn. גֶּרֶם No. 3, and Arab. عين eye, himself); but only used of things, e.g. בְּעֶצֶם הַיֹּום הַזֶּה in that very day, Genesis 7:13, 17:23, 26 Genesis 17:26. Exodus 24:10, כְּעֶצֶם הַשָּׁמַיִם “as the heaven itself.” Job 21:23, בְּעֵצֶם תֻּמֹּו “in his uprightness itself.”

(4) [Ezem, Azem], pr.n. of a town in the tribe of Simeon, Joshua 15:29, 19:3 1 Chronicles 4:29.

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List of Word Forms
וָעָֽצֶם׃ וּבְעֶ֖צֶם ובעצם ועצם׃ ū·ḇə·‘e·ṣem ūḇə‘eṣem uveEtzem vaAtzem wā‘āṣem wā·‘ā·ṣem
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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