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Lexicon :: Strong's H73 - 'aḇnēṭ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain derivation
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TWOT Reference: 256a

Strong’s Definitions

אַבְנֵט ʼabnêṭ, ab-nate'; of uncertain derivation; a belt:—girdle.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H73 in the following manner: girdle(s) (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H73 in the following manner: girdle(s) (9x).
  1. girdle, sash, waistband

    1. of high priest

    2. of other priests

    3. of high official

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַבְנֵט ʼabnêṭ, ab-nate'; of uncertain derivation; a belt:—girdle.
STRONGS H73: Abbreviations
אַבְנֵט noun [masculine] girdleא׳ absolute Exodus 28:4 +; אַבְנֵָֽטְךָ֨ Isaiah 22:21; construct Exodus 39:29; אַבְנֵטִים Exodus 28:40; — girdle, of high priest Exodus 28:4, 39; Exodus 39:29; Leviticus 8:7; Leviticus 16:4; of priests Exodus 28:40; Exodus 29:9; Leviticus 8:13 (all P); of high official Isaiah 22:21. — Josephusiii. 7. 2 ἀβανήθ; compare further LagGes. Abh. 39. **described JosAnt. iii. 7. 2 as a sash wound round breast several times, and falling to the feet; in Targum Syriac Version הֶמְיָן (Persian) a money-bag wound round body StaThLz. 1894, 236.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


28:4; 28:4; 28:39; 28:40; 28:40; 29:9; 39:29; 39:29


8:7; 8:13; 16:4


22:21; 22:21


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H73 matches the Hebrew אַבְנֵט ('aḇnēṭ),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:4 - Now these are the garments that they are to make: a breastpiece, an ephod, a robe, a fitted tunic, a turban, and a sash. They are to make holy garments for your brother Aaron and for his sons, that they may minister as my priests.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:39 - You are to weave the tunic of fine linen and make the turban of fine linen, and make the sash the work of an embroiderer.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:40 - "For Aaron's sons you are to make tunics, sashes, and headbands for glory and for beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:9 - and wrap the sashes around Aaron and his sons and put headbands on them, and so the ministry of priesthood will belong to them by a perpetual ordinance. Thus you are to consecrate Aaron and his sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:29 - The sash was of fine twisted linen and blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, the work of an embroiderer, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:7 - Then he put the tunic on Aaron, wrapped the sash around him, and clothed him with the robe. Next he put the ephod on him and placed on him the decorated band of the ephod, and fastened the ephod closely to him with the band.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:13 - Moses also brought forward Aaron's sons, clothed them with tunics, wrapped sashes around them, and wrapped headbands on them just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:4 - He must put on a holy linen tunic, linen leggings are to cover his body, and he is to wrap himself with a linen sash and wrap his head with a linen turban. They are holy garments, so he must bathe his body in water and put them on.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:21 - I will put your robe on him, tie your belt around him, and transfer your authority to him. He will become a protector of the residents of Jerusalem and of the people of Judah.
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