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Lexicon :: Strong's H2099 - ziv

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זִו
Transliteration
ziv
Pronunciation
zeev'
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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from an unused root meaning to be prominent
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TWOT Reference: 533

Strong’s Definitions

זִו Ziv, zeev'; probably from an unused root meaning to be prominent; properly, brightness (compare H2122), i.e. (figuratively) the month of flowers; Ziv (corresponding to Ijar or May):—Zif.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H2099 in the following manner: Zif (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H2099 in the following manner: Zif (2x).
  1. Zif = "brightness"

    1. name of the 2nd month of the year, corresponding to Apr-May

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זִו Ziv, zeev'; probably from an unused root meaning to be prominent; properly, brightness (compare H2122), i.e. (figuratively) the month of flowers; Ziv (corresponding to Ijar or May):—Zif.
STRONGS H2099:
זִר apparently proper name of 2nd month, = approximately April-May, named as month of beginning the temple building; בְּחֹדֶשׁ זִו הוּא הַחֹדֶשׁ הַשֵּׁנִי 1 Kings 6:1 = בְּיֶרַח זִ֑ו 1 Kings 6:37; Greek Version of the LXX B 1 Kings 6:1 has simply ἐν μηνὶ τῷ δευτέρῳ, 1 Kings 6:37 (in Greek Version of the LXX 1 Kings 6:4) ἐν μηνὶ Νεισῷ καὶ τῷ δευτέρῳ μηνί Greek Version of the LXX Manuscripts ἐν μηνὶ Ζιου μηνὶ τῷ δευτέρῳ; LXX of Lucian (Lag.) (only 1 Kings 6:37) ἐν δευτέρῳ μηνί, ἐν μηνὶ Ζιου; — (si vera lectio compare perhaps Aramaic זִיו bdb026405 brightness, freshness, so Biblical Aramaic Daniel 2:31 +; compare Targum יֶרַח זִיו נִיצָנַיָּא month of brightness of flowers; Assyrian zîmu (zîvu), DlPr 152 f. compare NöZMG 1886, 732; Thes and others derive זִו, זִיו (= זְהִיו) from זהה in sense be bright, splendid, etc., compare Arabic bdb026406 increase, thrive (of seed-produce), bdb026407 a beautiful and bright, or fresh, plant; Aramaic זְהָא, adjective זָהוֺהָא haughty, proud; bdb026408 glory, boast, be magnificent; yet compare Ol§ 174 near the end).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

6:1; 6:1; 6:4; 6:37; 6:37; 6:37

Daniel

2:31

H2099

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2099 matches the Hebrew זִו (ziv),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:1 - And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month Zif, H2099 which is the second month, that he began to build the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:37 - In the fourth year was the foundation of the house of the LORD laid, in the month Zif: H2099

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