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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #231 - אֵזוֹב

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

1) hyssop, a plant used for medicinal and religious purposes

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5301 ‑ ὕσσωπος (hoos'‑so‑pos);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (10) NAS (10) HCS (10)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 5
Numbers 2
1 Kings 1
Psalms 1
Exodus 1
Leviticus 5
Numbers 2
1 Kings 1
Psalms 1
Exodus 1
Leviticus 5
Numbers 2
1 Kings 1
Psalms 1
n-cms 5
n-cms 5
n-cms 5

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
 אֵזוֺב noun masculine 1 Kings 5:13 hyssop (Mishna אזוב, Aramaic , Arabic Frey., Ethiopic ᵐ5 ὕσσωπος, herb of purging qualities, but perhaps not precise botanical term, see Di Leviticus 14:6 f; see also Löw93) ** probably a kind of wild marjoram (origanum Muru) Post Hast. DB Hyssop. — ׳א absolute Exodus 12:22 4t.; אֵזֹב Leviticus 14:4 4t.; — hyssop, little plant (contracted אֶרֶז cedar) 1 Kings 5:13, אֲשֶׁר יֹצֵא בַּקִּיר׳הָא; Exodus 12:22 (J) ׳אֲגֻדַּת א a bunch of h. for sprinkling blood on doorposts; without אגדת, used in cleansing from leprosy Leviticus 14:4,6,49,51,52; burnt with red heifer Numbers 19:6; used in cleansing with ashes of red heifer Numbers 19:18 (all P); compare Psalm 51:9 וְאֶטְהָ֑ר׳תְּחַטְּאֵנִי בְּא.

אַזְכָּרָה see זכר.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֵזוֹב (by a Syriacism for אֱזוֹב) m. ὕσσωπος, hyssop of the ancients, which was used by the Hebrews in sacred purifications, Exodus 12:22; Leviticus 14:4, Leviticus 14:6, 49 Leviticus 14:49; Psalms 51:9; 1 Kings 5:13. Like the names of several eastern plants, so the word hyssop was borrowed by the Greeks from the Orientals themselves. The Hebrews appear not to have applied this word merely to hyssopus officinalis of the moderns, but to have also included under it other aromatic plants, especially mint, origanum (Doften). Some derive it from the root אָזַב, which they regard as the same as زَبَّ to be hairy; but the plants mentioned can hardly be called hairy.

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List of Word Forms
אֵז֗וֹב אֵז֜וֹב אזוב בְאֵז֣וֹב באזוב הָ֨אֵזֹ֜ב הָאֵז֔וֹב הָאֵזֹ֑ב האזב האזוב וְאֵז֖וֹב וְאֵזֹֽב׃ וּבָאֵזֹ֖ב ואזב׃ ואזוב ובאזב ’ê·zō·wḇ ’êzōwḇ ḇə’êzōwḇ ḇə·’ê·zō·wḇ eZov hā’êzōḇ hā’êzōwḇ hā·’ê·zō·wḇ hā·’ê·zōḇ haeZo haeZov ū·ḇā·’ê·zōḇ ūḇā’êzōḇ uvaeZo veeZo veeZov wə’êzōḇ wə’êzōwḇ wə·’ê·zō·wḇ wə·’ê·zōḇ
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