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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #386 - אֵתָן

Transliteration
'êythân
Phonetics
ay-thawn'  
Word Origin
from an unused root (meaning to continue)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TWOT
935a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) perpetual, constant, perennial, ever-flowing

1a) ever-flowing (of a stream)

1b) permanence, permanent, enduring (figuratively)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1413 ‑ δυνάστης (doo‑nas'‑tace);  2478 ‑ ἰσχυρός (is‑khoo‑ros');  2904 ‑ κράτος (krat'‑os);  5138 ‑ τραχύς (trakh‑oos');  5561 ‑ χώρα (kho'‑rah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (13) NAS (13) HCS (9)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 3
Amos 1
Micah 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 3
Amos 1
Micah 1
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
Micah 1
BYZ TIS TR
a-ms 9
a-ms 9
a-ms 9
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1497) nt (תנ TN) AC: Hire CO: Gift AB: ?

A) nt (תנ TN) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) nt (תנ TN) - Tan: A large unknown sea animal. KJV (1): whale - Strongs: H8565 (תַּן)

Nf1) ent (תנה TNH) - Tanah: A large unknown sea animal. KJV (1): dragon - Strongs: H8568 (תַּנָּה)

sm) nint (תנינ TNYN) - Taniyn: A large unknown sea animal. [df: Mynt] KJV (28): dragon, serpent, whale, monster - Strongs: H8577 (תַּנִּים)

C) nta (אתנ ATN) AC: ? CO: Gift AB: ?

Nf1 ) enta (אתנה ATNH) - Gift: KJV (1): reward - Strongs: H866 (אֶתְנָה)

cf) nfta (אתונ ATWN) - Donkey: As used as a gift. KJV (34): ass - Strongs: H860 (אָתוֹן)

em) ntia (איתנ AYTN) - Strong: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (13): strong, mighty, strength, hard, rough - Strongs: H386 (אֵתָן)

mm) nnta (אתננ ATNN) - Price: What is brought to a harlot as a gift. KJV (11): hire, reward - Strongs: H868 (אֶתְנָן)

H) ent (תנה TNH) AC: Hire CO: ? AB: ?

V) ent (תנה TNH) - I. Hire:To give a gift to a harlot. II. Recount:To retell or re-enact a previous incident. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (4): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Piel) hire, lament, rehearse - Strongs: H8566 (תָּנָה), H8567 (תָּנָה)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. אֵיתָן, אֵתָן adjective perennial, ever-flowing, figurative permanent, as substantive steady flow, permanence; — absolute אֵיתָן Genesis 49:24 8t.; אֵתָן Job 33:19; suffix אֵיתָנוֺ Exodus 14:27; plural אֵיתָנִים Job 12:19; אֵתָנִים 1 Kings 8:2; Micah 6:2; (in form, an 'elative,' Ew§ 162 b = Arabic comparative and superlative); —

1 ever-flowing (opposed to אַכְזָב), נַחַל אֵיתָן Amos 5:24 an ever-flowing wady, Deuteronomy 21:4 (see Dr); as substantive in נַהֲרוֺת אֵיתָּן Psalm 74:15 rivers of steady flow; as substantive also Exodus 14:27 (J), the sea returned לְאֵיתָנוֺ to its steady flow, יֶרַת הָאֵיתָנִים 1 Kings 8:2 month of steady flowings = 7th mo., Oct.-;Nov. (post-Biblical Tisri).

2 figurative permanent, enduring גּוֺי אֵיתָן הוּא Jeremiah 5:15, i.e. a nation whose numbers never dwindle or fail, imperishable, ׳וְרִיב עֲצָמָיו א Job 33:19 Kt the strife of his bones is constant, Genesis 49:24 his bow abode ׳בְּא as an enduring, firm, one, מוֺשָֽׁבְךָ׳א Numbers 24:21 ("" שִׂים בַּסֶּלַע), נְוֵה אֵיתָן Jeremiah 49:19 = Jeremiah 50:44 an abode of permanency (of Edom, and Babylon, suddenly depopulated by foe, figured as lion); האיתנים מוסדי ארץ Micah 6:2 ye ever-enduring ones, the foundations of the earth (but read probably with We הַאֲזִינוּ), Job 12:19 אֵיתָנִים יְסַלֵּף he subverteth them that are firmly seated (i.e. men established in hereditary offices or dignities). Very uncertain is Proverbs 13:15 דֶּרֶךְ בִּגְדִים אֵיתָן, perhaps firm, hard, rugged (Ew De Hi Now according to Str. the text is corrupt).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֵתָן in some MSS. and printed editions for אֵיתָן constancy, Micah 6:2; Job 33:19.

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אֵיתָ֔ן אֵיתָ֣ן אֵיתָֽן׃ אֵיתָן֒ אֵיתָן֙ אֵתָֽן׃ איתן איתן׃ אתן׃ בְּאֵיתָן֙ באיתן וְאֵֽתָנִ֣ים וְהָאֵתָנִ֖ים ואתנים והאתנים לְאֵ֣יתָנ֔וֹ לאיתנו ’ê·ṯān ’êṯān bə’êṯān bə·’ê·ṯān beeiTan eiTan eTan lə’êṯānōw lə·’ê·ṯā·nōw leEitaNo veetaNim vehaetaNim wə’êṯānîm wə·’ê·ṯā·nîm wə·hā·’ê·ṯā·nîm wəhā’êṯānîm
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