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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #860 - אָתוֹן
V) ent (תנה TNH) - I. Hire:To give a gift to a harlot. II. Recount:To retell or re-enact a previous incident. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (4): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Piel) hire, lament, rehearse - Strongs: H8566 (תָּנָה), H8567 (תָּנָה)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
אָתוֹן f. a she-ass, so called from its slowness; see the root אָתַן. (Arab. أَتَانُ a she-ass, and the female of the wild ass; Aram. אֲתָנָא, ܐܰܬܢܳܐܳ id.) Numbers 22:23, seq. בְּנִי אֲתֹנוֹ “the son of his ass,” i.e. his ass. Genesis 49:11. Pl. אֲתֹנוֹת Genesis 12:16, 32:16.
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