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Lexicon :: Strong's H868 - 'eṯnan

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as אֶתְנָה (H866)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2529a

Strong’s Definitions

אֶתְנַן ʼethnan, eth-nan'; the same as H866; a gift (as the price of harlotry or idolatry):—hire, reward.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H868 in the following manner: hire (8x), reward (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H868 in the following manner: hire (8x), reward (3x).
  1. hire of prostitute, price

    1. hire (of harlot)

    2. of idolatrous Israel, Jerusalem, Tyre (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֶתְנַן ʼethnan, eth-nan'; the same as H866; a gift (as the price of harlotry or idolatry):—hire, reward.
STRONGS H868: Abbreviations
אֶתְנַן noun masculine Ezekiel 16:34 hire of harlot (= H866 אֶתְנָה); — absolute א׳ Ezekiel 16:34, 41, אֶתְנָ֑ן Hosea 9:1 +; construct אֶתְנַן Deuteronomy 23:19 +; suffix אֶתְנַנָּהּ Isaiah 23:18, נַָּ֯הֿ Isaiah 23:17; plural suffix אֶתְנַנֶּיהָ Micah 1:7a (We proposes אֲשֵׁרֶיהָ, compare Now Marti); — harlot's hire, Deuteronomy 23:19 (זוֺנָה א׳); elsewhere in figure: of idolatrous Israel Hosea 9:1, Jerusalem Ezekiel 16:31, 34 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 16:41, Tyre Isaiah 23:17, 18; of costly idols of Samaria Micah 1:7b, Micah 1:7c, compare Micah 1:7a (see above).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


23:19; 23:19


23:17; 23:17; 23:18; 23:18


16:31; 16:34; 16:34; 16:34; 16:41; 16:41


9:1; 9:1


1:7; 1:7; 1:7; 1:7


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H868 matches the Hebrew אֶתְנַן ('eṯnan),
which occurs 11 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:18 - Thou shalt not bring the hire H868 of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any vow: for even both these are abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:17 - And it shall come to pass after the end of seventy years, that the LORD will visit Tyre, and she shall turn to her hire, H868 and shall commit fornication with all the kingdoms of the world upon the face of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:18 - And her merchandise and her hire H868 shall be holiness to the LORD: it shall not be treasured nor laid up; for her merchandise shall be for them that dwell before the LORD, to eat sufficiently, and for durable clothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:31 - In that thou buildest thine eminent place in the head of every way, and makest thine high place in every street; and hast not been as an harlot, in that thou scornest hire; H868
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:34 - And the contrary is in thee from other women in thy whoredoms, whereas none followeth thee to commit whoredoms: and in that thou givest a reward, H868 and no reward H868 is given unto thee, therefore thou art contrary.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:41 - And they shall burn thine houses with fire, and execute judgments upon thee in the sight of many women: and I will cause thee to cease from playing the harlot, and thou also shalt give no hire H868 any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:1 - Rejoice not, O Israel, for joy, as other people: for thou hast gone a whoring from thy God, thou hast loved a reward H868 upon every cornfloor.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:7 - And all the graven images thereof shall be beaten to pieces, and all the hires H868 thereof shall be burned with the fire, and all the idols thereof will I lay desolate: for she gathered it of the hire H868 of an harlot, and they shall return to the hire H868 of an harlot.
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