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Lexicon :: Strong's H386 - 'êṯān

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אֵיתָן
Transliteration
'êṯān
Pronunciation
ay-thawn'
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root (meaning to continue)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 935a

Strong’s Definitions

אֵיתָן ʼêythân, ay-thawn'; or (shortened) אֵתָן ʼêthân ; from an unused root (meaning to continue); permanence; hence (concrete) permanent; specifically a chieftain:—hard, mighty, rough, strength, strong.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H386 in the following manner: strong (5x), mighty (4x), strength (2x), hard (1x), rough (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H386 in the following manner: strong (5x), mighty (4x), strength (2x), hard (1x), rough (1x).
  1. perpetual, constant, perennial, ever-flowing

    1. ever-flowing (of a stream)

    2. permanence, permanent, enduring (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֵיתָן ʼêythân, ay-thawn'; or (shortened) אֵתָן ʼêthân ; from an unused root (meaning to continue); permanence; hence (concrete) permanent; specifically a chieftain:—hard, mighty, rough, strength, strong.
STRONGS H386:
I. אֵיתָן, אֵתָן adjective perennial, ever-flowing, figurative permanent, as substantive steady flow, permanence; — absolute אֵיתָן Genesis 49:24 8 times; אֵתָן Job 33:19; suffix אֵיתָנוֺ Exodus 14:27; plural אֵיתָנִים Job 12:19; אֵתָנִים [H388 1 Kings 8:2]; Micah 6:2; (in form, an 'elative,' Ew§ 162 b = Arabic comparative and superlative); —
1. ever-flowing (opposed to אַכְזָב), נַחַל אֵיתָן Amos 5:24 an ever-flowing wady, Deuteronomy 21:4 (see Dr); as substantive in נַהֲרוֺת אֵיתָּן Psalm 74:15 rivers of steady flow; as substantive also Exodus 14:27 (J), the sea returned לְאֵיתָנוֺ to its steady flow, יֶרַת הָאֵיתָנִים [H388 1 Kings 8:2] month of steady flowings = 7th mo., Oct.-; Nov. (post-Biblical Tisri).
2. figurative permanent, enduring גּוֺי אֵיתָן הוּא Jeremiah 5:15, i.e. a nation whose numbers never dwindle or fail, imperishable, וְרִיב עֲצָמָיו א׳ Job 33:19 Kt the strife of his bones is constant, Genesis 49:24 his bow abode בְּא׳ as an enduring, firm, one, מוֺשָֽׁבְךָ א׳ Numbers 24:21 (|| שִׂים בַּסֶּלַע), נְוֵה אֵיתָן Jeremiah 49:19 = Jeremiah 50:44 an abode of permanency (of Edom, and Babylon, suddenly depopulated by foe, figured as lion); האיתנים מוסדי ארץ Micah 6:2 ye ever-enduring ones, the foundations of the earth (but read probably with We הַאֲזִינוּ), Job 12:19 אֵיתָנִים יְסַלֵּף he subverteth them that are firmly seated (i.e. men established in hereditary offices or dignities). Very uncertain is Proverbs 13:15 דֶּרֶךְ בִּגְדִים אֵיתָן, perhaps firm, hard, rugged (Ew De Hi Now according to Str. the text is corrupt).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

49:24; 49:24

Exodus

14:27; 14:27

Numbers

24:21

Deuteronomy

21:4

Job

12:19; 12:19; 33:19; 33:19

Psalms

74:15

Proverbs

13:15

Jeremiah

5:15; 49:19; 50:44

Amos

5:24

Micah

6:2; 6:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H386 matches the Hebrew אֵיתָן ('êṯān),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:24 - But his bow abode in strength, H386 and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob; (from thence is the shepherd, the stone of Israel:)
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:27 - And Moses stretched forth his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to his strength H386 when the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled against it; and the LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:21 - And he looked on the Kenites, and took up his parable, and said, Strong H386 is thy dwellingplace, and thou puttest thy nest in a rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:4 - And the elders of that city shall bring down the heifer unto a rough H386 valley, which is neither eared nor sown, and shall strike off the heifer's neck there in the valley:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:19 - He leadeth princes away spoiled, and overthroweth the mighty. H386
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:19 - He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and the multitude of his bones with strong H386 pain:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:15 - Thou didst cleave the fountain and the flood: thou driedst up mighty H386 rivers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:15 - Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard. H386
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:15 - Lo, I will bring a nation upon you from far, O house of Israel, saith the LORD: it is a mighty H386 nation, it is an ancient nation, a nation whose language thou knowest not, neither understandest what they say.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:19 - Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the swelling of Jordan against the habitation of the strong: H386 but I will suddenly make him run away from her: and who is a chosen man, that I may appoint over her? for who is like me? and who will appoint me the time? and who is that shepherd that will stand before me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:44 - Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the swelling of Jordan unto the habitation of the strong: H386 but I will make them suddenly run away from her: and who is a chosen man, that I may appoint over her? for who is like me? and who will appoint me the time? and who is that shepherd that will stand before me?
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:24 - But let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty H386 stream.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:2 - Hear ye, O mountains, the LORD'S controversy, and ye strong H386 foundations of the earth: for the LORD hath a controversy with his people, and he will plead with Israel.

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