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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 remained [fn]firm, H386
And [fn]his arms were agile,
From the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob
(From there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:27 - So Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to its normal H386 state H386 at daybreak, while the Egyptians were fleeing [fn]right into it; then the LORD [fn]overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:21 - And he looked at the Kenite, and took up his discourse and said,
“Your dwelling place is enduring, H386
And your nest is set in the cliff.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:4 - and the elders of that city shall bring the heifer down to a valley with running H386 water, H386 which has not been plowed or sown, and shall break the heifer’s neck there in the valley.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:19 - “He makes priests walk [fn]barefoot
And overthrows the secure H386 ones. H386
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:19 - [fn]Man is also chastened with pain on his bed,
And with unceasing H386 complaint in his bones;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:15 - [fn]You broke open springs and torrents;
[fn]You dried up ever-flowing H386 streams.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:15 - Good understanding produces favor,
But the way of the treacherous is hard. H386
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:15 - “Behold, I am bringing a nation against you from afar, O house of Israel,” declares the LORD.
“It is an enduring H386 nation,
It is an ancient nation,
A nation whose language you do not know,
Nor can you understand what they say.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:19 - “Behold, one will come up like a lion from the [fn]thickets of the Jordan against [fn]a perennially H386 watered pasture; for in an instant I will make him run away from it, and whoever is chosen I shall appoint over it. For who is like Me, and who will summon Me into court? And who then is the shepherd who can stand against Me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:44 - “Behold, one will come up like a lion from the [fn]thicket of the Jordan to [fn]a perennially H386 watered pasture; for in an instant I will make them run away from it, and whoever is chosen I will appoint over it. For who is like Me, and who will summon Me into court? And who then is the shepherd who can stand before Me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:24 - “But let justice roll down like waters
And righteousness like an ever-flowing H386 stream.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:2 - “Listen, you mountains, to the indictment of the LORD,
And you enduring H386 foundations of the earth,
Because the LORD has a case against His people;
Even with Israel He will dispute.

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