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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #913 - בְּדִיל
1) alloy, tin, dross
1a) of Israel (metaphorically)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) stannum, i.e. plumbum nigrum, alloy found in ore mixed with silver, which is separated from it by means of fire. Germ. Werk. Plin. N. H. xxxiv. 16; Isaiah 1:25, אָסִירָה כָּל־בְּדִילַיִךְ “I will take away all thy alloy,” i.e. spurious and impure parts of metal.
(2) plumbum album, tin, Germ. Zinn, Numbers 31:22; Ezekiel 22:18, 20 Ezekiel 22:20, 27:12.
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