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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2061 - זְאֵב

Transliteration
ze'êb
Phonetics
zeh-abe'  
Word Origin
from an unused root meaning to be yellow
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
522
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) wolf

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3074 ‑ λύκος (loo'‑kos);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (7) NAS (7) HCS (7)
Genesis 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 1
Genesis 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 1
Genesis 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmp 1
n-cmpc 2
n-cms 3
n-cmsc 1
n-cmp 1
n-cmpc 2
n-cms 3
n-cmsc 1
n-cmp 1
n-cmpc 2
n-cms 3
n-cmsc 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1140) bz (זב ZB) AC: Issue CO: Yellow AB: ?: The pictograph z is an agricultural implement representing the idea of harvest or food. The b is a representation of the house. Combined these pictures mean "the food of the house". The main staple of the Hebrews was grain and is yellow in color. This grain was usually ground into a meal for making breads.

C) bza (אזב AZB) AC: ? CO: Hyssop AB: ?

cm ) bfza (אזוב AZWB) - Hyssop: From its yellowish color. KJV (10): hyssop - Strongs: H231 (אֵזוֹב)

D) baz (זאב ZAB) AC: ? CO: Wolf AB: ?

Nm ) baz (זאב ZAB) - Wolf: A yellowish colored animal. KJV (7): wolf - Strongs: H2061 (זְאֵב)

G) bez (זהב ZHB) AC: Gleam CO: Gold AB: ?

V) bez (זהב ZHB) - Gleam: The shine of gold. [df: bhu] KJV (1): (vf: Hophal) fine - Strongs: H6668 (צָהַב)

Nm ) bez (זהב ZHB) - Gold: [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: bhd] KJV (412): gold, golden - Strongs: H1722 (דְּהַב), H2091 (זָהָב)

af1 ) ebezm (מזהבה MZHBH) - Gold: [df: hbhdm] KJV (1): golden city - Strongs: H4062 (מַדְהֵבָה)

cm ) bfez (זהוב ZHWB) - Yellow: [df: bhu] KJV (3): yellow - Strongs: H6669 (צָהֹב)

J) bfz (זוב ZWB) AC: Issue CO: Puss AB: ?: A yellow discharge.

V) bfz (זוב ZWB) - Issue: A flowing out of something. KJV (42): (vf: Paal, Participle) flow, issue, gush - Strongs: H2100 (זוּב)

Nm) bfz (זוב ZWB) - Issue: KJV (13): issue - Strongs: H2101 (זוֹב)

Adopted Roots:

A3031 Bzbn

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. זְאֵב noun masculine Isaiah 11:6 wolf (Late Hebrew id., Arabic ( jackal according to Hom NS 303ff.; but see RS ZMG 1880,373and Doughty Arab. Deseria i. 327; ii. 144,145) Aramaic דֵּיבָה, Assyrian zîbu Dl S 47; Ethiopic hyena Di1056 (on formation compare Lag BN 58); Phoenician in compound proper name זיבקם) — זְאֵב absolute Genesis 49:27 2t.; construct Jeremiah 5:6; plural זְאֵבִים Ezekiel 22:27; construct זְאֵבֵי Habakkuk 1:8; Zephaniah 3:3; — wolf, never in narrative; in predictions of peace in Messian. age וְגָר זְאֵב עִם כֶּבֶשׂ Isaiah 11:6 זְאֵב וְטָלֶה יִרְעוּ כְּאֶחָד Isaiah 65:25; in simile, of Benjamin's fierceness זְאֵב יִטְרָ֑ף׳ב Genesis 49:27; of fierce horses of Chaldeans חַדּוּ מִזְּאֵבֵי עֶרֶב Habakkuk 1:8 ("" קַלּוּ מִנְּמֵרִים); of princes of Judah כִּזְאֵבִיםטֹרְפֵי טָ֑רֶף Ezekiel 22:27; metaphor of enemies of Judah Jeremiah 5:6 זְאֵב עֲרָבוֺת ("" אַרְיֵה, נָמֵר); of corrupt and oppressive judges שֹׁפְטֶיהָ זְאֵבֵי עֶרֶב Zephaniah 3:3 ("" אֲרָיוֺת שֹׁאֲגִים).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

זְאֵב (with Tsere impure) m.

(1)  a wolf, because it frightens the flock (unless the verb be a denominative). [“So called from its tawny and yellow colour.” Thes] Arab. ذِيءْبُ, Syr. ܕܺܐܒܐܳ. Genesis 49:27; Isaiah 11:6, 65:25 Jeremiah 5:6, זְאֵבֵי עֶרֶב “evening wolves,” those which go forth to prowl at evening. Habakkuk 1:8; Zephaniah 3:3, comp. λύκοι νυκτερινοί, Oppian. Cyneget. iii. 206, νυκτιπόροι ibid. i. 440.

(2) [Zeeb], pr.n. of a Midianite prince, Judges 7:25, 8:3 Psalms 83:12.

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זְאֵ֣ב זְאֵ֣בֵי זְאֵ֤ב זְאֵ֨ב זְאֵב֙ זאב זאבי כִּזְאֵבִ֖ים כזאבים מִזְּאֵ֣בֵי מזאבי kiz’êḇîm kiz·’ê·ḇîm kizeVim miz·zə·’ê·ḇê mizzə’êḇê mizzeEvei zə’êḇ zə’êḇê zə·’ê·ḇê zə·’êḇ zeEv zeEvei
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