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Lexicon :: Strong's H5688 - ʿăḇōṯ

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עֲבֹת
Transliteration
ʿăḇōṯ
Pronunciation
ab-oth'
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Part of Speech
masculine/feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as עָבֹת (H5687)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1558b

Strong’s Definitions

עֲבֹת ʻăbôth, ab-oth'; or עֲבוֹת ʻăbôwth; or (feminine) עֲבֹתָה ʻăbôthâh; the same as H5687; something intwined, i.e. a string, wreath or foliage:—band, cord, rope, thick bough (branch), wreathen (chain).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H5688 in the following manner: wreathen (7x), cords (5x), band (4x), boughs (3x), rope (3x), chains (2x), branches (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H5688 in the following manner: wreathen (7x), cords (5x), band (4x), boughs (3x), rope (3x), chains (2x), branches (1x).
  1. cord, rope, cordage, foliage, interwoven foliage

    1. cord, rope, cordage, chain

    2. interwoven foliage

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֲבֹת ʻăbôth, ab-oth'; or עֲבוֹת ʻăbôwth; or (feminine) עֲבֹתָה ʻăbôthâh; the same as H5687; something intwined, i.e. a string, wreath or foliage:—band, cord, rope, thick bough (branch), wreathen (chain).
STRONGS H5688:
עֲבֹת noun masculineJudges 15:13feminineJudges 15:14 + (twisted) cord, rope; cordage; interwoven foliage (?); — absolute ע׳ Exodus 28:14 + 2 times; construct עֲבוֺת Isaiah 5:18; Psalm 129:4; suffix 3rd person masculine singular עֲבֹתוֺ Job 39:10, 3rd person masculine plural עֲבֹתֵ֑ימוֺ Psalm 2:3; plural עֲבֹּתִים Judges 15:13 +, עֲבֹתֹת +, Exodus 28:14 +, etc.; —
1. cord, rope:
a. as fetter, Judges 15:13, 14; Judges 16:11, 12; Ezekiel 3:25; Ezekiel 4:8; Job 39:10 (of wild ox), so also probably Psalm 118:27 bind the festal victim (חַג) with cords Ew Ol De Hup-Now Dr and others; > with branches Che, compare Bae Du; figurative of authority Psalm 2:3 (|| מוֺסְרוֺתֵימוֺ), Psalm 129:4.
b. עֲבוֺת הָעֲגָלָה Isaiah 5:18 i.e. with which a cart is drawn (in simile; || חַבְלֵי הַשָּׁוְא); figurativeעֲבֹתוֺת אַהֲבָה Hosea 11:4 with the cords of love, of י׳'s drawing Israel (|| חַבְלֵי אָדָם).
c. cordage, cord, of (twisted) golden chains on high priest's breast-piece (all P): מַעֲשֵׂה עֲבֹת, cordage-work Exodus 28:14, 22; Exodus 39:15; שַׁרְשְׁרֹת הָעֲבֹתֹת Exodus 28:14 the chains of cords (cordlike chains); שְׁתֵּי (הָ)עֲבֹתֹת the two cords Exodus 28:24; Exodus 28:25; Exodus 39:17, 18.
2. interwoven foliage (?) in phrase (עַלֿ)בֵּין עֲבֹתִים of top of a vine Ezekiel 19:11 (clouds Ew Hi-Sm Toy, read then עָבוֺת); of cedar, Ezekiel 31:3, 10, 14, but in these certainly clouds, so Greek Version of the LXX Ew Hi-Sm Co and others.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

28:14; 28:14; 28:14; 28:14; 28:22; 28:24; 28:25; 39:15; 39:17; 39:18

Judges

15:13; 15:13; 15:13; 15:14; 15:14; 16:11; 16:12

Job

39:10; 39:10

Psalms

2:3; 2:3; 118:27; 129:4; 129:4

Isaiah

5:18; 5:18

Ezekiel

3:25; 4:8; 19:11; 31:3; 31:10; 31:14

Hosea

11:4

H5688

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5688 matches the Hebrew עֲבֹת (ʿăḇōṯ),
which occurs 24 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:14 - and two chains of pure gold; you shall make them of twisted cord H5688 work, and you shall put the corded H5688 chains on the filigree settings.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:22 - “You shall also make on the [fn]breastpiece twisted chains of cord H5688 work in pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:24 - “And you shall put the two cords H5688 of gold on the two rings at the ends of the breastpiece.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:25 - “You shall put the other two ends of the two cords H5688 on the two filigree settings, and put them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod, at the front of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:15 - And they made for the breastpiece chains like cords H5688, work of twisted cords H5688 of pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:17 - Then they put the two gold cords H5688 in the two rings at the ends of the breastpiece.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:18 - And they put the other two ends of the two cords H5688 on the two filigree settings, and put them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod at the front of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:13 - So they said to [fn]him, “No, but we will bind you tightly and give you into their hands; but we certainly will not kill you.” Then they bound him with two new ropes H5688, and brought him up from the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:14 - When he came to Lehi, the Philistines shouted as they met him. And the Spirit of the LORD rushed upon him so that the ropes H5688 that were on his arms were like flax that has burned with fire, and his restraints [fn]dropped from his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:11 - Then He said to her, “If they bind me tightly with new ropes H5688 [fn]which have not been used, then I will become weak and be like any other man.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:12 - So Delilah took new ropes H5688 and bound him with them and said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” For the men in the ambush were waiting in the inner room. But he tore [fn]the ropes from his arms like thread.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:10 - “Can you tie down the wild bull in a furrow with [fn]ropes H5688,
Or will he [fn]plow the valleys after you?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:3 - “Let’s tear their shackles apart
And throw their ropes H5688 away from us!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:27 - The LORD is God, and He has given us light;
Bind the festival sacrifice [fn]to the horns of the altar with cords H5688.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:4 - The LORD is righteous;
He has cut up the ropes H5688 of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:18 - Woe to those who drag wrongdoing with the cords of [fn]deceit,
And sin as if with cart ropes H5688;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:25 - “And as for you, son of man, they will put ropes H5688 [fn]around you and bind you with them so that you do not go out among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:8 - “Now behold, I will put ropes H5688 [fn]around you so that you cannot turn from your one side to your other until you have completed the days of your siege.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:11 - ‘And it had [fn]strong stems fit for scepters of rulers,
And its height was raised above the clouds
So that it was seen in its height with the mass of its branches.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:3 - ‘Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon
With beautiful branches and forest shade,
And [fn]very high,
And its top was among the [fn]clouds.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:10 - ‘Therefore this is what the Lord [fn]GOD says: “Because [fn]it is tall in stature and has put its top among the [fn]clouds, and its heart is haughty in its loftiness,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:14 - so that all the trees by the waters will not be exalted in their stature, nor put their tops among the [fn]clouds, nor will any of their [fn]well-watered mighty ones stand straight in their height. For they have all been turned over to death, to the earth beneath, among [fn]mankind, [fn]with those who go down to the pit.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:4 - I pulled them along with cords of a man, with ropes H5688 of love,
And I became to them as one who lifts the yoke from their jaws;
And I bent down and fed them.

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