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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5861 - עַיִט

Word Origin
from (05860)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) bird of prey, a swooper

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3732 ‑ ὄρνεον (or'‑neh‑on);  4071 ‑ πετεινόν (pet‑i‑non');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (8) HCS (7)
Genesis 1
Job 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Genesis 1
Job 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Genesis 1
Job 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
P-p 1
n-cms 4
P-p 1
n-cms 4
P-p 1
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
 עַ֫יִט noun masculine Jeremiah 12:19 bird(s) of prey (from scream); — absolute ׳ע Genesis 15:11+, עָ֑יִט Job 28:7, with article (perhaps) ׳הַע Jeremiah 12:9b (compare Gie; ׳הַע interrogative v a); construct עֵיט Isaiah 18:6; Ezekiel 39:4; — usually collective Genesis 15:11 (JE), Isaiah 18:6; Job 28:7, עֵיט הָרִים Isaiah 18:6, עֵיטצִמּוֺר כָּלכָּֿנָף Ezekiel 39:4; figurative of foes of Judah Jeremiah 12:9 b; of single bird Jeremiah 12:9 a (figurative of Judah), Isaiah 46:11 (figurative of invader, "" אִישׁ עֲצָתִי).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עַיִט m.

(1)  a rapacious creature (so called from rushing upon), Jeremiah 12:9 especially

(2) a rapacious bird (ἀετός), Isaiah 46:11; Job 28:7 with which a warlike king is compared, Isaiah 46:11. Collect. birds of prey, Genesis 15:11; Isaiah 18:6; Ezekiel 39:4.

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List of Word Forms
הַעַ֖יִט הַעַ֨יִט הָעַ֔יִט הָעַ֖יִט העיט לְעֵ֣יט לְעֵ֨יט לעיט עַ֔יִט עָ֑יִט עיט ‘a·yiṭ ‘ā·yiṭ ‘ayiṭ ‘āyiṭ Ayit ha‘ayiṭ hā‘ayiṭ ha·‘a·yiṭ hā·‘a·yiṭ haAyit lə‘êṭ lə·‘êṭ leEit
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Monday, November 18th, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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