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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 - “You shall not bring the earnings H868 of a prostitute or the money for a [fn]dog into the house of the LORD your God as payment for any vowed offering, because both of these are an abomination to the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:17 - It will come about at the end of seventy years that the LORD will visit Tyre. Then she will go back to her prostitute’s H868 wages H868 and commit prostitution with all the kingdoms [fn]on the face of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:18 - Her profit and her prostitute’s H868 wages H868 will be sacred to the LORD; it will not be stored up or hoarded, but her profit will become sufficient food and magnificent attire for those who dwell in the presence of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:31 - “When you built your shrine at the beginning of every street and made your high place in every public square, in spurning a prostitute’s H868 fee H868, you were not like a prostitute.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:34 - “So it is the opposite for you from those women in your obscene practices, in that you are not approached for prostitution, and in the fact that you pay a prostitute’s H868 fee H868, and no fee H868 is paid to you; so you are the opposite.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:41 - “And they will burn your houses with fire and execute judgments against you in the sight of many women. Then I will put an end to your prostitution, and you will also no longer pay [fn]your lovers H868.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:1 - Do not rejoice, Israel, [fn]with jubilation like the [fn]nations!
For you have been unfaithful, [fn]abandoning your God.
You have loved the earnings H868 of unfaithfulness on [fn]every threshing floor.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:7 - All of her idols will be crushed,
All of her earnings H868 will be burned with fire,
And all of her images I will make desolate;
For she collected them from a prostitute’s earnings H868,
And to the earnings H868 of a prostitute they will return.
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