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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1880 - דֶּשֶׁן

Word Origin
from (01878)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) fat ashes, fatness

1a) fatness

1a1) of fertility

1a2) of blessing (figuratively)

1b) fat ashes (ashes of victims, mixed with the fat)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 18 ‑ ἀγαθός (ag‑ath‑os');  4096 ‑ πιότης (pee‑ot'‑ace);  4700 ‑ σποδός (spod‑os');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (15) NAS (15) HCS (15)
Leviticus 4
Judges 1
1 Kings 2
Job 1
Psalms 3
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Leviticus 4
Judges 1
1 Kings 2
Job 1
Psalms 3
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Leviticus 5
Judges 1
1 Kings 2
Job 1
Psalms 3
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
n-cms 14
n-cms 14
n-cms 14

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2115) nsd (דסהנ DShN) AC: ? CO: Fat AB: ?: The fat of an animal as well as the fat ashes, the ashes and fat of a burnt sacrifice mixed together.

V) nsd (דסהנ DShN) - Fat: To make something fat. Also the removal of the fat ashes from the alter. KJV (11): (vf: Paal, Pual, Piel) fat, ash, anoint, accept - Strongs: H1878 (דָּשֵׁן)

Nm) nsd (דסהנ DShN) - Fat: KJV (18): fat, fatness, ash - Strongs: H1879 (דָּשֵׁן), H1880 (דֶּשֶׁן)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 דֶּ֫שֶׁן noun masculine fatness, fat ashes — absolute ׳ד Psalm 63:6 8t., דָּ֑שֶׁן Leviticus 1:16 3t.; construct דֶּשֶׁן Psalm 36:9; suffix דִּשְׁנִי Judges 9:9

1 fatness, abundance, luxuriance, oil, Judges 9:9 (of olive tree); abundance, fertility Psalm 63:6 (in simile "" חֵלֶב), Psalm 65:12, of food and drink, Job 36:16; Jeremiah 31:14; passing over into figurative of spiritual blessing Psalm 36:9 (ביתך׳ד), Isaiah 55:2.

2 fat ashes, i.e. ashes of victims, mixed with the fat Leviticus 1:16; Leviticus 4:12 (twice in verse); Leviticus 6:3; Leviticus 6:4 (all P) Jeremiah 31:40; 1 Kings 13:3,5.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

דֶּשֶׁן m. with suff. דִּשְׁנִי

(1)  fatness, Judges 9:9, meton. used of fat and sumptuous food, Job 36:16; Isaiah 55:2; Jeremiah 31:14 fertility, abundance, Psal. 65:12.

(2) ashes, as fat ashes from the victims burned on the altar (Leviticus 1:16, 4:12 6:3, 1 Kings 13:3), and from corpses burned on a funeral pile (Jeremiah 31:40), Fettafche. It differs as to use, from אֵפֶר which see. Ashes were also used by the ancients for fattening, manuring the fields. See Plin. xvii. 9.

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List of Word Forms
בַּדֶּ֖שֶׁן בדשן דִּשְׁנִ֔י דָּ֑שֶׁן דָּֽשֶׁן׃ דָֽשֶׁן׃ דשן דשן׃ דשני הַדֶּ֔שֶׁן הַדֶּ֖שֶׁן הַדֶּ֗שֶׁן הַדֶּ֙שֶׁן֙ הַדֶּ֥שֶׁן הַדָּֽשֶׁן׃ הדשן הדשן׃ וְהַדֶּ֡שֶׁן וָ֭דֶשֶׁן ודשן והדשן מִדֶּ֣שֶׁן מדשן bad·de·šen baddešen badDeshen dā·šen ḏā·šen dāšen ḏāšen Dashen diš·nî dishNi dišnî had·dā·šen had·de·šen haddāšen hadDashen haddešen hadDeshen mid·de·šen middešen midDeshen Vadeshen vehadDeshen wā·ḏe·šen wāḏešen wə·had·de·šen wəhaddešen
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