the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #1503 - גֶּזַע
1) stem, trunk, stock (of trees)
1053) zc (גז GZ) AC: Shear CO: Fleece AB: ?: The pictograph c is a picture of the foot and has a meaning of lifting. The z is an agricultural implement for harvesting or cutting. The sheering and removal of the wool fleece from the sheep for clothing as well as the cutting of other materials with one stroke.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
גֶּזַע m. with suff. גִּזְּעֹו the trunk of a felled tree, Job 14:8 hence, any trunk, Isaiah 11:1 and even that of a tree newly planted, and putting forth its first roots, Isaiah 40:24. Arabic جِذعُ the trunk of a palm; Syr. ܓܘܽܙܥܳܐ a trunk, a slender stem.