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Lexicon :: Strong's H2132 - zayiṯ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun, proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from an unused root [akin to זִו (H2099)]
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 548

Strong’s Definitions

זַיִת zayith, zay'-yith; probably from an unused root (akin to H2099); an olive (as yielding illuminating oil), the tree, the branch or the berry:—olive (tree, -yard), Olivet.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x

The KJV translates Strong's H2132 in the following manner: olive (17x), olive tree (14x), oliveyard (6x), olivet (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x
The KJV translates Strong's H2132 in the following manner: olive (17x), olive tree (14x), oliveyard (6x), olivet (1x).
masculine noun
  1. olive, olive tree

    1. olive tree

    2. olives

      proper locative noun
  2. mountain facing Jerusalem on the east side

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זַיִת zayith, zay'-yith; probably from an unused root (akin to H2099); an olive (as yielding illuminating oil), the tree, the branch or the berry:—olive (tree, -yard), Olivet.
STRONGS H2132: Abbreviations
זַ֫יִת noun masculinePsalm 52:10 olive-tree, olive (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic atxyfz, זֵיתָא; Ethiopic ዘደት፡ Arabic زَيْتُونً olive-tree, olive, زَيْتً olive-oil; see LagM iii. 215 ff HomAufsätze u. Abh., 1892, 94, 99 ff.; √dubious; Thes and most derive from assumed זהה be bright, fresh, luxuriant (see below זִוּ) + ת afformative which is. then treated as radical, compare Sta§ 187 a; but this not certain, compare Ol§ 119 b, 142 a; according to LagArmen. Stud. § 1347 ז is Armen. loan-word, see also LagM l.c.; BN 219, Anm.); — absolute ז׳ Genesis 8:11, construct זֵית Deuteronomy 8:8; 2 Kings 18:32; suffix זֵיתְךָ Deuteronomy 24:20, זֵיתֶ֑ךָ Exodus 23:11; Deuteronomy 28:40; plural זֵיתִים Deuteronomy 6:11, etc.; —
1. olive-tree Judges 9:8, 9 (personified, in Jotham's fable), Hosea 14:7 (simile of beauty), Job 15:33 = (as casting off its flowers, simile of wicked man); in 2 Samuel 15:23 insert אֲשֶׁר הַזּ׳ (before הַמִּדְבָּר, read בַּמּ׳) LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Dr; also plural of two olive-trees Zechariah 4:3, 11; רַעֲנָן ז׳ Psalm 52:10 fresh, (thriving) olive-tree (simile of prosperity), so Jeremiah 11:16; עֲלֶהזֿ׳ Genesis 8:11(J) olive-branch, sprig, compare Nehemiah 8:15 (here + עֲלֵי עֵץשֶֿׁמֶן, etc.); also plural שְׁתִלֵי זֵיתִים Psalm 128:3 olive-shoots (simile of children); שִׁבֲּלֵי זֵיתִים Zechariah 4:12 olive-branches (in Zechariah's vision); זַיִת in representative or collective sense, = olive-trees, groups of growing olive-trees, as property, source of wealth, olive-yards Exodus 23:11 (J E; + כֶּרֶם), Judges 15:5 (+ id.); עֵץהַֿזַּיִת Haggai 2:19 (+ הַגֶּפֶן וְהַתְּאֵנָה וְהָרִמּוֺן); also in phrase כִּחֵשׁ מַעֲשֵׂהזַֿיִת Habakkuk 3:17 the bearing, yield, of olive-trees (|| וּשְׁדֵמוֺר לֹאעָֿשָׂה אֹכֶל, compare also תְּאֵנָה and יְבוּל גֶּפֶן Habakkuk 3:17a); specifically זֵית שֶׁמֶן, oil-yielding olive-trees Deuteronomy 8:8 compare 2 Kings 18:32; נֹקֶף ז׳ striking or beating of olive-trees Isaiah 17:6; Isaiah 24:13 (simile of desolation at judgment of י׳), compare תַחְבֹּט כִּ׳ זֵיתְךָ Deuteronomy 24:20; rather more often plural; Amos 4:9 (|| גַּנּוֺת, כְּרָמִים, תְּאֵנִים), 1 Samuel 8:14 (|| שָׂדוֺת, כְּרָמִים), compare also Deuteronomy 6:11; Deuteronomy 28:40a Joshua 24:13; 2 Kings 5:26; 1 Chronicles 27:28; Nehemiah 5:11; Nehemiah 9:25.
2. of fruit of olive-tree, olives: Deuteronomy 28:40b (with שֶׁמֶן); תִּדְרֹךְ זַיִת Micah 6:15 (|| שֶׁמֶן); also שֶׁמֶן זַיִת olive-oil Exodus 27:20; Exodus 30:24 (P) Leviticus 24:2 (H).
3. in designations of place: מַעֲלֵה הַזֵּיתִים 2 Samuel 15:30 the ascent of the olive-trees (Greek Version of the LXX ἐν τῇ ἀναβάσει τῶν ἐλαιῶν = Mount of Olives); הַרהַֿזֵּיתִים Zechariah 14:4 (twice in verse) (Greek Version of the LXXτὸ ὄρος τῶν ἐλαιῶν); the well-known hill east of Jerusalem (NT usually as Zechariah 14:4 Greek Version of the LXX, e.g. Mark 13:3; compare also הָהָר 1 Kings 11:7; Ezekiel 11:33; Nehemiah 8:15; Targum טזּר זֵיתַיָּא 2 Kings 23:13 compare 2 Samuel 15:30; Zechariah 14:4 etc.; Targum Songs 8:5 טוּר מִשְׁחָא, and so Talmud etc.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


8:11; 8:11


23:11; 23:11; 27:20; 30:24




6:11; 6:11; 8:8; 8:8; 24:20; 24:20; 28:40; 28:40; 28:40




9:8; 9:9; 15:5

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

15:23; 15:30; 15:30

1 Kings


2 Kings

5:26; 18:32; 18:32; 23:13

1 Chronicles



5:11; 8:15; 8:15; 9:25





Song of Songs



17:6; 24:13










3:17; 3:17




4:3; 4:11; 4:12; 14:4; 14:4; 14:4



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2132 matches the Hebrew זַיִת (zayiṯ),
which occurs 38 times in 36 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:11 - And the dove came to him in [fn]the evening, and behold, in its [fn]beak was a fresh olive H2132 leaf. So Noah knew that the water was low on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:11 - but in the seventh year you shall let it [fn]rest and lie uncultivated, so that the needy of your people may eat; and whatever they leave the animal of the field may eat. You are to do the same with your vineyard and your olive H2132 grove H2132.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:20 -

“And you shall command the sons of Israel that they bring you clear oil of beaten olives H2132 for the [fn]light, to make a lamp [fn]burn continually.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:24 - and of cassia 500, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, and of olive H2132 oil a [fn]hin.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:2 - “Command the sons of Israel that they bring to you clear oil from beaten olives H2132 for the [fn]light, to make a lamp [fn]burn continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:11 - and houses full of all good things which you did not fill, and carved cisterns which you did not carve out, vineyards and olive H2132 trees H2132 which you did not plant, and you eat and are satisfied,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:8 - a land of wheat and barley, of vines, fig trees, and pomegranates, a land of olive H2132 oil and honey;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:20 - “When you beat the olives off your olive H2132 tree H2132, you are not to search through the branches [fn]again; that shall be left for the stranger, the [fn]orphan, and for the widow.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:40 - “You will have olive H2132 trees H2132 throughout your territory but you will not anoint yourself with the oil, because your olives H2132 will drop off prematurely.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:13 - ‘And I gave you a land on which you had not labored, and cities which you had not built, and you have lived in them; you are eating of vineyards and olive H2132 groves H2132 which you did not plant.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:8 - “Once the trees went to anoint a king over them, and they said to the olive H2132 tree H2132, ‘Reign over us!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:9 - “But the olive H2132 tree H2132 said to them, ‘Shall I give up my fatness with [fn]which God and mankind are honored, and go to wave over the trees?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:5 - When he had set fire to the torches, he released the jackals into the standing grain of the Philistines and set fire to both the bundled heaps and the standing grain, along with the vineyards and olive H2132 groves H2132.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:14 - “He will take the best of your fields, your vineyards, and your olive H2132 groves H2132, and give them to his servants.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:30 -

And David was going up the ascent of the Mount of Olives H2132, weeping as he went, and his head was covered, and he was walking barefoot. Then all the people who were with him each covered his own head, and they were going up, weeping as they went.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:26 -

Then he said to him, “Did my heart not go with you, when the man turned from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to accept money and to accept clothes, olive H2132 groves H2132, vineyards, sheep, oxen, and male and female slaves?

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:32 - until I come and take you to a land like your own land, a land of grain and new wine, a land of bread and vineyards, a land of olive H2132 trees H2132 producing oil, and of honey, so that you will live and not die.” But do not listen to Hezekiah, because he misleads you by saying, “The LORD will save us.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:28 - Baal-hanan the Gederite was responsible for the olive H2132 and sycamore trees in the [fn]Shephelah; and Joash was responsible for the stores of oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:11 - “Please, give back to them this very day their fields, their vineyards, their olive H2132 groves H2132, and their houses, as well as the hundredth part of the money and of the grain, the new wine, and the oil that you are charging as interest from them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:15 - And that they were to proclaim and circulate a proclamation in all their cities and in Jerusalem, saying, “Go out to the hills, and bring olive H2132 branches and [fn]wild olive branches, myrtle branches, palm branches, and branches of other trees with thick branches, to make booths, as it is written.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:25 -

“They captured fortified cities and a [fn]fertile land.

They took possession of houses full of every good thing,

Carved out cisterns, vineyards, olive H2132 groves H2132,

Fruit trees in abundance.

So they ate, were filled and put on fat,

And lived luxuriously in Your great goodness.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:33 -

“He will drop off his unripe grape like the vine,

And will cast off his flower like the olive H2132 tree H2132.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:8 -

But as for me, I am like a green olive H2132 tree H2132 in the house of God;

I trust in the faithfulness of God forever and ever.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:3 -

Your wife will be like a fruitful vine

[fn]Within your house,

Your children like olive H2132 plants

Around your table.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:6 -

Yet gleanings will be left in it like the [fn]shaking of an olive H2132 tree H2132,

Two or three olives on the topmost branch,

Four or five on the branches of a fruitful tree,

Declares the LORD, the God of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:13 -

For so it will be in the midst of the earth among the peoples,

As the [fn]shaking of an olive H2132 tree H2132,

As the gleanings when the grape harvest is over.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:16 -

The LORD named you

“A green olive H2132 tree H2132, beautiful in fruit and form”;

With the noise of a great [fn]tumult

He has set fire to it,

And its branches are worthless.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 14:6 -

His shoots will [fn]sprout,

His [fn]majesty will be like the olive H2132 tree H2132,

And his fragrance like the cedars of Lebanon.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:9 -

“I struck you with scorching wind and mildew;

The caterpillar was devouring

Your many gardens and vineyards, fig trees and olive H2132 trees H2132;

Yet you have not returned to Me,” declares the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:15 -

“You will sow but you will not harvest.

You will tread the olive H2132 press but will not anoint yourself with oil;

And tread out sweet wine, but you will not drink any wine.

Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:17 -

Even if the fig tree does not blossom,

And there is no [fn]fruit on the vines,

If the yield of the olive H2132 fails,

And the fields produce no food,

Even if the flock disappears from the fold,

And there are no cattle in the stalls,

Unchecked Copy BoxHag 2:19 - ‘Is the seed still in the barn? Even including the vine, the fig tree, the pomegranate, and the olive H2132 tree, it has not produced fruit. Yet from this day on I will bless you.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:3 - also two olive H2132 trees H2132 by it, one on the right side of the bowl and the other on its left side.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:11 -

Then I said to him, “What are these two olive H2132 trees H2132 on the right of the lampstand and on its left?”

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:12 - And I responded the second time and said to him, “What are the two olive H2132 [fn]branches which are beside the two golden pipes, which empty the golden oil from themselves?”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:4 - On that day His feet will stand on the Mount of Olives H2132, which is in front of Jerusalem on the east; and the Mount of Olives H2132 will be split [fn]in its middle from east to west forming a very large valley. Half of the mountain will move toward the north, and the other half toward the south.
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