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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #01918 - הֲדַס

Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) myrtle (tree)

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (6) HCS (6)
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 2
Zechariah 3
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 2
Zechariah 3
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 2
Zechariah 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1084) xd (דס DS) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

F) xde (הדס HDS) AC: ? CO: Myrtle AB: ?: The tree or its wood.

Nm) xde (הדס HDS) - Myrtle: KJV (6): myrtle, myrtle tree - Strongs: H1918 (הֲדַס)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 הֲדַס noun masculine Isaiah 55:13 myrtle (-tree), only late (Late Hebrew, Aram id.; Arabic (in the dialect of Yemen); also , Aramaic אָסָה, ; compare Löw No. 25) — absolute ׳ה Isaiah 41:19; Nehemiah 8:15; הֲדַ֑ס Isaiah 55:13; plural הַהֲדַסִּים Zechariah 1:8 2t. (on form compare Ges§ 98, R. 4) — Isaiah 41:9 ("" תְּאַשּׁוּר, תִּדְהָר, בְּרוֺשׁ, עֵץ שָׁ֑מֶן, שִׁטָּהאֶרֶז); Isaiah 55:13 ("" בְּרוֺשׁ; opposed to הַסִּרְמַֹּד), עֲלֵי הֲדַס Nehemiah 8:15 ("" עֵץ עָבוֺת׳ע, תְּמָרִים׳ע, עֲץשֶֿׁמֶן׳ע עֲלֵיזַֿיִת); plural Zechariah 1:8,10,11.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

הֲדַס pl. הֲדַסִּים m. myrtle, so called (as some suppose), because it springs, i.e. grows rapidly, like salix; according to Verrius, a saliendo [“though Salix really is from ἕλιξ”], see Isid. Origg. xvii. 7. Nehemiah 8:15; Isaiah 41:19, 55:13 Zechariah 1:8, 10 Zechariah 1:10, 11 Zechariah 1:11. See Celsii Hierob. vol. ii. page l7, seqq. (Arabic هَدَسُ id. in the dialect of the Yemenites; amongst the other Arabs, this tree is called آسُ).

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List of Word Forms
הֲדַ֑ס הֲדַס֙ הַהֲדַסִּ֔ים הַהֲדַסִּ֖ים הדס ההדסים וַהֲדַ֖ס והדס hă·ḏas ha·hă·ḏas·sîm haDas hăḏas hahadasSim hahăḏassîm vahaDas wa·hă·ḏas wahăḏas
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