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Lexicon :: Strong's H5908 - ʿakāḇîš

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עַכָּבִישׁ
Transliteration
ʿakāḇîš
Pronunciation
ak-kaw-beesh'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from an unused root in the literal sense of entangling
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1619

Strong’s Definitions

עַכָּבִישׁ ʻakkâbîysh, ak-kaw-beesh'; probably from an unused root in the literal sense of entangling; a spider (as weaving a network):—spider.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H5908 in the following manner: spider (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H5908 in the following manner: spider (2x).
  1. spider

    1. spider

    2. web (house of spider)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַכָּבִישׁ ʻakkâbîysh, ak-kaw-beesh'; probably from an unused root in the literal sense of entangling; a spider (as weaving a network):—spider.
STRONGS H5908: Abbreviations
עַכָּבִישׁ noun masculine spider (Targum עַכּוּבִיתָא, עַכָּבִיתָא; whence Arabic bdb074706 as loan-word; Late Hebrew עַכְשׁוּב probably tarantula, according to LevyNHWB iii.648); — בֵּית ע׳ Job 8:14 i.e. web, so probably Job 27:18 (reading ע׳ for MT עָשׁ); compare קוּרֵי ע׳ Isaiah 59:5 filaments of a spider.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Job

8:14; 27:18

Isaiah

59:5

H5908

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5908 matches the Hebrew עַכָּבִישׁ (ʿakāḇîš),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:14 - His confidence is severed,
and his trust is a spider’s web.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:5 - They hatch adders’ eggs;
they weave the spider’s web;
he who eats their eggs dies,
and from one that is crushed a viper is hatched.
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