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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 - “When a garment has a [fn]mark of leprosy in it, whether it is a wool garment or a linen H6593 garment,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:48 - whether in [fn]warp or woof, of linen H6593 or of wool, whether in leather or in any article made of leather,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:52 - “So he shall burn the garment, whether the warp or the woof, in wool or in linen, H6593 or any article of leather in which the mark occurs, for it is a [fn]leprous malignancy; it shall be burned in the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:59 - This is the law for the mark of leprosy in a garment of wool or linen, H6593 whether in the warp or in the woof, or in any article of leather, for pronouncing it clean or unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:11 - “You shall not wear a material mixed of wool and linen H6593 together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:6 - But she had brought them up to the roof and hidden them in the stalks of flax H6593 which she had laid in order on the roof.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:14 - When he came to Lehi, the Philistines shouted as they met him. And the Spirit of the LORD [fn]came upon him mightily so that the ropes that were on his arms were as flax H6593 that is burned with fire, and his bonds [fn]dropped from his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:13 - She looks for wool and flax H6593
And works with her [fn]hands [fn]in delight.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:9 - Moreover, the manufacturers of linen H6593 made from combed flax H6593
And the weavers of white cloth will be [fn]utterly dejected.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:1 - Thus the LORD said to me, “Go and buy yourself a linen H6593 waistband and put it around your waist, but do not put it in water.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:3 - So He brought me there; and behold, there was a man whose appearance was like the appearance of bronze, with a line of flax H6593 and a measuring [fn]rod in his hand; and he was standing in the gateway.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:17 - “It shall be that when they enter at the gates of the inner court, they shall be clothed with linen H6593 garments; and wool shall not [fn]be on them while they are ministering in the gates of the inner court and in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:18 - “Linen H6593 turbans shall be on their heads and linen H6593 undergarments shall be on their loins; they shall not gird themselves with anything which makes them sweat.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:5 - “For their mother has played the harlot;
She who conceived them has acted shamefully.
For she said, ‘I will go after my lovers,
Who give me my bread and my water,
My wool and my flax, H6593 my oil and my drink.’
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:9 - “Therefore, I will take back My grain at [fn]harvest time
And My new wine in its season.
I will also take away My wool and My flax H6593
Given to cover her nakedness.
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