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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6776 - צֶמֶד
Nm) dmy (תסמד TsMD) - I. Yoke:A pair of animals in a yoke or two of something as yoked together. II. Tsemed:A standard of measure. The amount land that can be plowed in one day by a yoke of oxen. KJV (15): yoke, couple, two, together, acre - Strongs: H6776 (צֶמֶד)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
צֶמֶד m. with suff. צִמְדִּי
(1) a pair of oxen, 1 Samuel 11:7 of asses, Judges 19:10. 2 Kings 9:25, רֹכְבִים צְמָדִים “riding in pairs,” i.e. two and two. Collectively, Isaiah 21:7, צֶמֶד פָּרָשִׁים “pairs of horsemen” (comp. פָּרָשׁ), verse Isaiah 21:9.
(2) a yoke [as a measure of land], jugum s. jugerum agri, i.e. as much as one yoke of oxen could plough in one day, 1 Samuel 14:14; Isaiah 5:10.
[צָמָה Isaiah 5:13 see צָמָא ].
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