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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5842 - עֵט

Word Origin
from (05860) (contracted) in the sense of swooping, i.e. side-long stroke
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) stylus

1a) iron stylus with diamond tip used to write on stone or metal

1b) reed pen used on a roll

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (4) HCS (4)
Job 1
Psalms 1
Jeremiah 2
Job 1
Psalms 1
Jeremiah 2
Job 1
Psalms 1
Jeremiah 2
n-cms 3
n-cms 4
n-cms 4

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1354) uo (אהתה AhTh) AC: Wrap CO: Bird of prey AB: ?: The pictograph o is a picture of the eye, the u is a picture of a basket or other container. Combined these mean "see and contain". A bird of prey is able to see his prey from a great distance. He then drops down on its prey with the talons firmly surrounding the prey, crushing and suffocating it.

A) uo (אהתה AhTh) AC: ? CO: Talon AB: ?: The pointed claws of a bird of prey.

Nm) uo (אהתה AhTh) - I. Prey:What is grabbed by the bird of prey. [df: de]II. Stylus:A pointed stick used for writing in clay by pressing into the clay. KJV (7): prey, pen - Strongs: H5706 (עַד), H5842 (עֵט)

H) euo (אהתהה AhThH) AC: Wrap CO: ? AB: ?: A tight wrapping around of something.

V) euo (אהתהה AhThH) - Wrap: To tightly wrap something up. KJV (17): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Participle) cover, array, turn, clad, covering, fill, put - Strongs: H5844 (עָטָה)

am) euom (מאהתהה MAhThH) - Wrap: A garment that is wrapped around the body. KJV (1): garment - Strongs: H4594 (מַעֲטֶה)

J) ufo (אהותה AhWTh) AC: Wrap CO: ? AB: ?: Wrap.

am) ufom (מאהותה MAhWTh) - Wrap: KJV (1): wrap - Strongs: H4593 (מָעֹט)

L) uoi (יאהתה YAhTh) AC: Wrap CO: ? AB: ?: A tight wrapping around.

V) uoi (יאהתה YAhTh) - Wrap: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) cover - Strongs: H3271 (יָעַט)

M) uio (אהיתה AhYTh) AC: ? CO: Bird of prey AB: ?

V) uio (אהיתה AhYTh) - Pounce: The pouncing down on the prey by a bird of prey. KJV (3): (vf: Paal) fly, rail - Strongs: H5860 (עִיט)

Nm) uio (אהיתה AhYTh) - Bird of prey: KJV (8): fowl, bird, ravenous - Strongs: H5861 (עַיִט)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עֵט noun masculine Jeremiah 8:8 stylus (√ dubious; Kö ii. 1,83 (after older authorities) compare Arabic , sink, penerate); — ׳ע only construct:

1 of iron, for use on stone or metal Jeremiah 17:1 (בְּצִמֹּרֶן שָׁמִיר with diamond-point), Job 19:24 (see also חֶרֶט).

2 probably = reed-pen (used o roll, compare Jeremiah 36:2,23etc.), שֶׁקֶר סֹפְרִים׳ע Jeremiah 8:8, figurative, סוֺפֵר מָהִיר׳לְשׁוֺנִי ע Psalm 45:1 (compare Now Archaeology i. 290 Benz Archaeology 290).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עֵט m. (from the root עוּט, which see).

(1)  a style made of iron, with which letters were engraven on a rock, Job 19:24; Jeremiah 17:1.

(2) a writer’s pen, Jeremiah 8:8; Psalms 45:2.

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בְּעֵ֥ט בְּעֵט־ בעט בעט־ עֵ֖ט עֵ֤ט ׀ עט ‘êṭ bə‘êṭ bə‘êṭ- bə·‘êṭ bə·‘êṭ- beet et
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