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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7574 - רֹתֶם

rethem, rôthem
reh'-them, ro'-them  
Word Origin
from (07573)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) broom-plant, retem

1a) a kind of broom plant

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

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2802) mtr (רתמ RTM) AC: Attach CO: Harness AB: ?: The harnessing of rig for attaching horses to a wagon or chariot. [from: tr- binding]

V) mtr (רתמ RTM) - Attach: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) bind - Strongs: H7573 (רָתַם)

Nm) mtr (רתמ RTM) - Retem: An unknown tree. KJV (4): juniper - Strongs: H7574 (רֹתֶם)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 רֹ֫תֶם noun masculine 1 Kings 19:5 a kind of broom-shrub, broom-plant, retem (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic (on form Lag BN 152); ᵑ7רִיתְמָא, all = Biblical Hebrew); — absolute אֶחָד׳ר 1 Kings 19:5, אחת׳ר V:4 Kt (אֶחָד Qr); plural שֹׁרֶשׁ רְתָמִיםלַחְמָם Job 30:4 (on text see Bu Che below); גַּחֲלֵי רְתָמִים Psalm 120:4, Rob BR i. 84,203, 205,500 Löw No. 313 Post Hastings, DB 'Juniper' Che Ency. Bib. 'Juniper'.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

רֹתֶם m. (1 Kings 19:4 כתיב f.) pl. רְתָמִים 1 Kings 19:4, 1 Kings 19:5; Job 30:4; Psalms 120:4 according to the Hebrews, and Jerome, juniper; more correctly, i.q. Arab. رَتَمَةُ genista, broom (spartium junceum, Linn.), a shrub growing in the deserts of Arabia, with yellowish flowers, and a bitter root, which the poor were accustomed to eat (Job loc. cit.). It is so called from binding, like juncus a jungendo, Binfen from the verb binden. See Cels. Hierobot. tom. i. p. 246. Oedmann, Vermischte Sammlungen aus der Naturkunde, fase. 2, chap. 8.

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List of Word Forms
רְתָמִ֣ים רְתָמִֽים׃ רֹ֣תֶם רתם רתמים רתמים׃ rə·ṯā·mîm retaMim rəṯāmîm rō·ṯem Rotem rōṯem
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