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Lexicon :: Strong's H6593 - pēšeṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as פַּשׁ (H6580) as in the sense of comminuting
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TWOT Reference: 1848

Strong’s Definitions

פִּשְׁתֶּה pishteh, pish-teh'; from the same as H6580 as in the sense of comminuting; linen (i.e. the thread, as carded):—flax, linen.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H6593 in the following manner: linen (9x), flax (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H6593 in the following manner: linen (9x), flax (7x).
  1. flax, linen

    1. fibre used as material for garments

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פִּשְׁתֶּה pishteh, pish-teh'; from the same as H6580 as in the sense of comminuting; linen (i.e. the thread, as carded):—flax, linen.
STRONGS H6593: Abbreviations
† [פֵּ֫שֶׁת] noun [masculine] flax, linen (√ dubious; Late Hebrew פִּשְׁתָּן, Punic φοιστ; Löwp. 233); — suffix פִּשְׁתִּי Hosea 2:7; Hosea 2:11; elsewhere plural פִּשְׁתִּים Judges 15:14 +, construct פִּשְׁתֵּי Joshua 2:6; —
1. flax, after gathering, הָעֵץ פִּשְׁתֵּי Joshua 2:6 (J E, see עֵץ 2f); inflammable Judges 15:14 (simile); as natural product (+ עֶמֶר) Hosea 2:7; Hosea 2:11; as material, פ׳פְּתִיל Ezekiel 40:3; of various garments Jeremiah 13:1; Ezekiel 44:17, 18 (twice in verse), + צֶמֶר Deuteronomy 22:11; Leviticus 13:47, 48, 52, 59 (P), compare Proverbs 31:13; שְׂרִיקוֺת עֹבְדֵי פ׳ Isaiah 19:9 (see H8305 [שָׂרִיק]).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


13:47; 13:48; 13:52; 13:59




2:6; 2:6


15:14; 15:14








40:3; 44:17; 44:18


2:7; 2:7; 2:11; 2:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6593 matches the Hebrew פֵּשֶׁת (pēšeṯ),
which occurs 16 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:47 - The garment also that the plague of leprosy is in, whether it be a woollen garment, or a linen H6593 garment;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:48 - Whether it be in the warp, or woof; of linen, H6593 or of woollen; whether in a skin, or in any thing made of skin;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:52 - He shall therefore burn that garment, whether warp or woof, in woollen or in linen, H6593 or any thing of skin, wherein the plague is: for it is a fretting leprosy; it shall be burnt in the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:59 - This is the law of the plague of leprosy in a garment of woollen or linen, H6593 either in the warp, or woof, or any thing of skins, to pronounce it clean, or to pronounce it unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:11 - Thou shalt not wear a garment of divers sorts, as of woollen and linen H6593 together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:6 - But she had brought them up to the roof of the house, and hid them with the stalks of flax, H6593 which she had laid in order upon the roof.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:14 - And when he came unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted against him: and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and the cords that were upon his arms became as flax H6593 that was burnt with fire, and his bands loosed from off his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:13 - She seeketh wool, and flax, H6593 and worketh willingly with her hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:9 - Moreover they that work in fine flax, H6593 and they that weave networks, shall be confounded.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:1 - Thus saith the LORD unto me, Go and get thee a linen H6593 girdle, and put it upon thy loins, and put it not in water.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:3 - And he brought me thither, and, behold, there was a man, whose appearance was like the appearance of brass, with a line of flax H6593 in his hand, and a measuring reed; and he stood in the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:17 - And it shall come to pass, that when they enter in at the gates of the inner court, they shall be clothed with linen H6593 garments; and no wool shall come upon them, whiles they minister in the gates of the inner court, and within.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:18 - They shall have linen H6593 bonnets upon their heads, and shall have linen H6593 breeches upon their loins; they shall not gird themselves with any thing that causeth sweat.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:5 - For their mother hath played the harlot: she that conceived them hath done shamefully: for she said, I will go after my lovers, that give me my bread and my water, my wool and my flax, H6593 mine oil and my drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:9 - Therefore will I return, and take away my corn in the time thereof, and my wine in the season thereof, and will recover my wool and my flax H6593 given to cover her nakedness.
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