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Lexicon :: Strong's H5862 - ʿêṭām

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

עֵיטָם ʻÊyṭâm, ay-tawm'; from H5861; hawk-ground; Etam, a place in Palestine:—Etam.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H5862 in the following manner: Etam (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H5862 in the following manner: Etam (5x).
  1. Etam = "lair of wild beasts"

    1. a village of the tribe of Simeon

    2. a town in Judah fortified and garrisoned by king Rehoboam of Judah and located between Bethlehem and Tekoa

    3. a cliff; site uncertain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֵיטָם ʻÊyṭâm, ay-tawm'; from H5861; hawk-ground; Etam, a place in Palestine:—Etam.
עֵיטָם proper name, of a location (perhaps animal-name, from עַיִט, compare GrayProp. Names 93); —
1. Ηταμ, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ιταμ, a cliff, סְעִיף סֶלַע ע׳ Judges 15:8, 11 perhaps near town עֵיטָם, see following, but at ‘Arāḳ Isma‘īn near edge of Shephelah, west-southwest from Jerusalem according to SchickZPV x (1887), 143 ff.
2. Αιταν[μ], etc., city fortified by Rehoboam 2 Chronicles 11:6, between Bethlehem and Tekoa, = ‘Ain ‘Atān approximately 2 miles south-southwest from Bethlehem, BuhlGeogr. 92 GFMJudges 15:8, near Ŭrtâs RobBR i. 477; clan in Judah 1 Chronicles 4:3.
3. Αιταν[μ], in Simeon 1 Chronicles 4:32 (Be [not Oettli Kau Kit] reads עֵתֶר from Joshua 15:42).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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15:8; 15:8; 15:11

1 Chronicles

4:3; 4:32

2 Chronicles



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5862 matches the Hebrew עֵיטָם (ʿêṭām),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:8 - He struck them [fn]ruthlessly with a great slaughter; and he went down and lived in the cleft of the rock of Etam. H5862
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:11 - Then 3,000 men of Judah went down to the cleft of the rock of Etam H5862 and said to Samson, “Do you not know that the Philistines are rulers over us? What then is this that you have done to us?” And he said to them, “As they did to me, so I have done to them.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:3 - These were the [fn]sons of Etam: H5862 Jezreel, Ishma and Idbash; and the name of their sister was Hazzelelponi.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:32 - Their villages were Etam, H5862 Ain, Rimmon, Tochen and Ashan, five cities;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:6 - Thus he built Bethlehem, Etam, H5862 Tekoa,

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