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Lexicon :: Strong's H5687 - ʿāḇōṯ

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TWOT Reference: 1558a

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: עבת (Strongs and Gesenius) עבות (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

עָבֹת ʻâbôth, aw-both'; or עָבוֹת ʻâbôwth; from H5686; intwined, i.e. dense:—thick.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H5687 in the following manner: thick (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H5687 in the following manner: thick (4x).
  1. having interwoven foliage, leafy, dense with foliage

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָבֹת ʻâbôth, aw-both'; or עָבוֹת ʻâbôwth; from H5686; intwined, i.e. dense:—thick.
עָבוֺת adjective having interwoven foliage, leafy; — עֵץ עָבוֺת leafy trees Ezekiel 20:28; Nehemiah 8:15; עֵץ עָבֹת Leviticus 23:40 (H); feminine אֵלָה עֲבֻתָּה Ezekiel 6:13 a leafy terebinth. — עָבוֺת II Samuel 23:4; Psalm 77:18. See II. עָב below עוּב.
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2 Samuel







6:13; 20:28


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Strong's Number H5687 matches the Hebrew עָבֹת (ʿāḇōṯ),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:40 - ‘Now on the first day you shall take for yourselves the [fn]foliage of beautiful trees, palm branches and branches of trees with thick H5687 branches H5687 and willows of the brook, and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God for seven days.
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 branches and [fn]wild olive branches, myrtle branches, palm branches, and branches of other trees with thick H5687 branches H5687, to make booths, as it is written.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:13 - “Then you will know that I am the LORD, when their dead are among their idols around their altars, on every high hill, on all the tops of the mountains, under every leafy tree and under every massive oak with thick H5687 branches H5687—the places where they offered a soothing aroma to all their idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:28 - “When I had brought them into the land which I swore to give to them, then they saw every high hill and every tree thick H5687 with branches H5687, and there they offered their sacrifices and there they presented the provocation of their offering. There also they made their soothing aroma and there they poured out their drink offerings.

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