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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2078 - זֶבַח

Word Origin
the same as (02077)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Zebah = “deprived of protection”

1) one of the two kings of Midian who commanded the great invasion of Palestine and finally were defeated by Gideon

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (12) NAS (12) HCS (11)
Judges 8
Psalms 1
Judges 8
Psalms 1
Judges 10
Psalms 1
n-p 12
n-p 12
n-p 12

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. זֶ֫בַח proper name, masculine a Midianite king Judges 8:5,6,7,10,12 (twice in verse); Judges 8:15 (twice in verse); Judges 8:18,21 (twice in verse); Psalm 83:12, ᵐ5 Ζεβεε.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

זֶבַח m. with suff. זִבְחִי, pl. זְבָחִים, const. זבְחֵי once זְבָחוֹת Hosea 4:19.

(1) pr. a slaying; hence the flesh of slain animals, feasts, Genesis 31:54; Ezekiel 39:17; Proverbs 17:1, זִבְחֵי־רִיב contentious feasts.

(2) a sacrifice [“whether the act of sacrificing or”], an offering, a victim. Opposed both to מִנְחָה a bloodless offering [when so contrasted], 1 Samuel 2:29 Psal. 40:7, and to עוֹלָה a burnt offering, holocaust; so that זֶבַח denotes sacrifices of which but a part were consumed, such as expiatory or eucharistic offerings, etc., Exodus 10:25; Leviticus 17:8; Numbers 15:5, זֶבַח שְׁלָמִים a eucharistic offering, Leviticus 3:1, 4:10, etc. It is also used in speaking generally of great and solemn sacrifices, and sacrificial feasts. זֶבַח הַיָּמִים an annual sacrifice, 1 Samuel 1:21, 20:6. זֶבַח מִשְׁפָּחָה a family sacrifice, 20:29 compare 9:12, 13 1 Samuel 9:13, 16:3.

(3) [Zebah], pr.n. of a Midianite king, Judges 8:5; Psalms 83:12.

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List of Word Forms
וְזֶ֨בַח וּֽכְזֶ֥בַח וזבח וכזבח זֶ֙בַח֙ זֶ֚בַח זֶ֣בַח זֶ֥בַח זֶ֧בַח זבח ū·ḵə·ze·ḇaḥ ucheZevach ūḵəzeḇaḥ veZevach wə·ze·ḇaḥ wəzeḇaḥ ze·ḇaḥ zeḇaḥ Zevach
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