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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7568 - רֶשֶׁת

Word Origin
from (03423)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) net

1a) net

1a1) for catching

1a2) of judgment (figuratively)

1a3) of leaders leading people to sin

1a4) as a trap for man

1b) network (brazen — for altar of tabernacle)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1350 ‑ δίκτυον (dik'‑too‑on);  2339 ‑ θήρα (thay'‑rah);  3803 ‑ παγίς (pag‑ece');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (21) NAS (22) HCS (22)
Exodus 3
Job 1
Psalms 8
Proverbs 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 4
Hosea 2
Exodus 3
Job 1
Psalms 8
Proverbs 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 4
Hosea 2
Exodus 4
Job 1
Psalms 8
Proverbs 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 4
Hosea 2
n-cfs 11
n-cfs 13
n-cfs 13

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1458) sr (רסה RSh) AC: Inherit CO: Head AB: ?: The pictograph r is a picture of the head. The head of the tribe (chief) or family (father) is passed from generation to generation. The head grants permission for the betrothal of his daughters and determines the inheritor of the tribe or family. The head of a person, place, thing or time. (eng: raise - with the exchange of the s and sh)

A) sr (רסה RSh) AC: ? CO: Head AB: ?

Nf2 ) tsr (רסהת RShT) - Net: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (21): net - Strongs: H7568 (רֶשֶׁת)

fjm) nfisr (רסהיונ RShYWN) - Permission: KJV (1): grant - Strongs: H7558 (רִשְׁיוֹן)

B) ssr (רסהסה RShSh) AC: ? CO: Head AB: ?

ibm ) sisrt (תרסהיסה TRShYSh) - Tarshish: An unknown precious stone. A chief of trade goods. KJV (7): beryle - Strongs: H8658 (תַּרְשִׁישׁ)

C) sra (ארסה ARSh) AC: Request CO: ? AB: ?: A granting permission to marry.

V) sra (ארסה ARSh) - Betroth: To request a woman for marriage. [df: Vra] KJV (11): (vf: Pual, Piel) betroth, espouse - Strongs: H781 (אָרַשׂ)

Nf2 ) tsra (ארסהת ARShT) - Request: KJV (1): request - Strongs: H782 (אֲרֶשֶׁת)

D) sar (ראסה RASh) AC: ? CO: Head AB: ?

Nm ) sar (ראסה RASh) - Head: The top of the body. A person in authority or role of leader. The top, beginning or first of something. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: syr] KJV (619): head, chief, top, beginning, company, captain, sum, first, principal, chapiters, rulers - Strongs: H7217 (רֵאשׁ), H7218 (רֹאשׁ), H7389 (רִישׁ)

Nf3 ) tfsar (ראסהות RAShWT) - Headrest: A place where the head is laid. KJV (1): bolster - Strongs: H7226 (רַאֲשׁוֹת)

Nf4) tisar (ראסהית RAShYT) - Beginning: The head of a space such as the head of a river or time such as an event. KJV (51): beginning, firstfruits, first, chief - Strongs: H7225 (רֵאשִׁית)

af1) esarm (מראסהה MRAShH) - Head: As a leader. KJV (1): principality - Strongs: H4761 (מְרַאֲשׁוֹת)

ef1) esair (ריאסהה RYAShH) - Beginning: The head of a space such as the head of a river or time such as an event. KJV (185): first, former, beginning, chief, before, old, foremost, aforetime - Strongs: H7223 (רִאשֹׁן)

ejm) nfsair (ריאסהונ RYAShWN) - First: The head of a time or position. KJV (185): first, former, beginning, chief, before, old, foremost, aforetime - Strongs: H7223 (רִאשֹׁן)

gm) safr (רואסה RWASh) - Venom: The poison of serpents that comes sacks located in the head. Also by extension any type of poison. KJV (12): gall, venom, poison, hemlock - Strongs: H7219 (רוֹשׁ)

gf1) esafr (רואסהה RWAShH) - Head: KJV (1): beginnings - Strongs: H7222 (רֹאשָׁה)

kf1) esarm (מראסהה MRAShH) - Headrest: A place where the head is laid. KJV (8): bolster, pillow, head - Strongs: H4763 (מְרַאֲשׁוֹת)

emfm) insair (ריאסהני RYAShNY) - First: The head of a time or position. KJV (1): first - Strongs: H7224 (רִאשׁוֹנִי)

J) sfr (רוסה RWSh) AC: ? CO: Poor AB: ?: One who hangs down the head and is in need.

Nm) sfr (רוסה RWSh) - Poor: KJV (24): poor, lack, needy - Strongs: H7326 (רוּשׁ)

L) sri (ירסה YRSh) AC: Inherit CO: ? AB: Inheritance: The inheritor becomes the head of the family. [See also src]

V) sri (ירסה YRSh) - Inherit: KJV (232): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) possession, out, inherit, heir, possession, succeed, dispossess, poverty, drive, enjoy, poor, expel - Strongs: H3423 (יָרֵשׁ)

Nf1) esri (ירסהה YRShH) - Inheritance: KJV (2): possession - Strongs: H3424 (יְרֵשָׁה)

am) srfm (מורסה MWRSh) - Inheritance: KJV (3): possession, thought - Strongs: H4180 (מוֹרָשׁ)

af1) esrfm (מורסהה MWRShH) - Inheritance: KJV (9): possession, inheritance, heritage - Strongs: H4181 (מוֹרָשָׁה)

df1) esfri (ירוסהה YRWShH) - Inheritance: KJV (14): possession, heritage, inheritance - Strongs: H3425 (יְרֻשָּׁה)

icm) sfrit (תירוסה TYRWSh) - Wine: A freshly pressed wine. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (38): wine - Strongs: H8492 (תִּירֹשׁ)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 רֶ֫שֶׁת noun feminine Exodus 27:5 net; — absolute רֶשֶׁת Hosea 5:1 11t.; רָ֑שֶׁת Proverbs 1:17; construct רֶשֶׁת Exodus 27:4; Exodus 38:4; suffix רִשְׁתִּי Hosea 7:12 2t.; רִשְׁתּוֺ Psalm 10:9; Psalm 35:8; רִשְׁתָּם Ezekiel 19:8; Psalm 35:7; —

1 net:

a. for catching (birds, etc.) חִנָּם מְזֹרָההָרָ֑שֶׁת Proverbs 1:17 to no purpose is the net spread in the eyes of any bird; elsewhere figurative (1) of judgment of ׳י, all with פרשׁ: Hosea 7:12 ("" כְּעוֺף הַשָּׁמַיִם אוֺרִידֵם), Ezekiel 12:13; Ezekiel 17:20 (both "" מְצוּדָתִי), Ezekiel 32:3 (of ׳י catching Pharaoh, under figure of sea-monster; "" II. חֵרֶם); (2) of nations capturing king of Israel under figure of lion Ezekiel 19:8 (with פרשׁ; "" שַׁחְתָּם); (3) of priests and rulers (as entangling people in sin) Hosea 5:1 ("" מַּח).

b. spread for feet of man (figurative): (1) by ׳י Lamentations 1:13 (with מָּרַשׁ); (2) by wicked (= plot) Proverbs 29:5 (with פרשׁ), Psalm 140:6 (c. id.; "" טָמַן מַּךְ), Psalm 10:9; Psalm 25:15, שֻׁלַּח בְּדֶשֶׁת בְּרַגְלָיו Job 18:8 ("" שְׂבָכָה); elsewhere with טמן Psalm 9:16 ("" שַׁחַת), Psalm 31:5; Psalm 35:7 (שַׁחַת רִשְׁתָּם), Psalm 31:8; with הֵכִין Psalm 57:7 ("" שִׁיחָה).

2 brazen network for altar of tabernacle הָרֶשֶׁת Exodus 27:4,5; נְחשֶׁת׳מִכְבָּר מַעֲשֵׂה ר Exodus 27:4 = Exodus 38:4 (all P). — On Infinitive רֶשֶׁת, see ירשׁ above

רֶ֫שֶׁת net, see ירשׁ.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

רֶשֶׁת with suff. רִשְׁתִּי pr. inf. of the verb יָרַשׁ in the sense of taking, and seizing, f. a net, Psalms 57:7, 9:16 31:5 Lamentations 1:13. פָּרַשׂ רֶשֶׁת עַל to spread, or cast a net upon something. Ezekiel 12:13, 17:20 32:3. מַעֲשֵׂה רֶשֶׁת “net-work,” Exodus 27:4.

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List of Word Forms
בְּרֶ֣שֶׁת בְּרֶֽשֶׁת־ בְרִשְׁתּֽוֹ׃ ברשת ברשת־ ברשתו׃ הָרֶ֔שֶׁת הָרֶ֗שֶׁת הָרָ֑שֶׁת הרשת וְרִשְׁתּ֣וֹ וְרֶ֖שֶׁת ורשת ורשתו מֵרֶ֣שֶׁת מרשת רִשְׁתִּ֔י רִשְׁתִּי֙ רִשְׁתָּ֑ם רִשְׁתָּ֖ם רֶ֝֗שֶׁת רֶ֣שֶׁת רֶ֤שֶׁת רֶ֤שֶׁת ׀ רֶ֭שֶׁת רשת רשתי רשתם bə·re·šeṯ bə·re·šeṯ- ḇə·riš·tōw bərešeṯ bərešeṯ- beReshet ḇərištōw hā·rā·šeṯ hā·re·šeṯ hārāšeṯ haRashet hārešeṯ haReshet mê·re·šeṯ mêrešeṯ meReshet re·šeṯ rešeṯ Reshet riš·tām riš·tî rishTam rishTi rištām rištî veReshet verishTo wə·re·šeṯ wə·riš·tōw wərešeṯ wərištōw
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