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Lexicon :: Strong's H70 - 'ōḇen

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אֹבֶן
Transliteration
'ōḇen
Pronunciation
o' ben
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as אֶבֶן (H68)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 9a

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: אבן.

Strong’s Definitions

אֹבֶן ʼôben, o' ben; from the same as H68; a pair of stones (only dual); a potter's wheel or a midwife's stool (consisting alike of two horizontal disks with a support between):—wheel, stool.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H70 in the following manner: stools (1x), wheels (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H70 in the following manner: stools (1x), wheels (1x).
  1. wheel, disc

    1. potter's wheel

    2. bearing-stool, midwife's stool

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֹבֶן ʼôben, o' ben; from the same as H68; a pair of stones (only dual); a potter's wheel or a midwife's stool (consisting alike of two horizontal disks with a support between):—wheel, stool.
STRONGS H70:
† [אֹבֶן] noun [masculine] wheel, disc — Du הָאָבְנָ֑יִם
1. potter's wheel Jeremiah 18:3 (two discs revolving one above the other; name from likeness to mill-stones; see AW18).
2. עַל־הָא׳ Exodus 1:16 probably = sella parturientis, = δίφροι λοχειαῖοι bearing-stool, midwife's stool (from likeness to potter's wheel; on custom of labor upon stool see PlossDas Weib, 2nd ed. ii, 35, 179 etc. & Cesnola collective from Cyprus, Metrop. Mus., N. York, No. 614, terra cotta figures from 4th or 5th cent. B.C.; Descriptive Atlas of Cesn. Collectivel, plural lxvi. No. 435; compare W. H. W[ard]PESoc. 2nd Statement 1873, p. 76). SpiegelbergZA xiv {1900}, 269 ff.; Randglossen 19 ff. explained as the two stones [read H68 אַבְנַיִם], i.e. bearing-stool of 'stones' = bricks, tiles.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

1:16

Jeremiah

18:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H70 matches the Hebrew אֹבֶן ('ōḇen),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:16 - And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; H70 if it be a son, then ye shall kill him: but if it be a daughter, then she shall live.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:3 - Then I went down to the potter's house, and, behold, he wrought a work on the wheels. H70

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