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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2100 - זוּב
1140) bz (זב ZB) AC: Issue CO: Yellow AB: ?: The pictograph z is an agricultural implement representing the idea of harvest or food. The b is a representation of the house. Combined these pictures mean "the food of the house". The main staple of the Hebrews was grain and is yellow in color. This grain was usually ground into a meal for making breads.
- A2116 Dbz (Endow, Dowry)
- A2118 Lbz (Dwell, Dwelling)
- A2119 Nbz (Purchase)
- A2532 Bzo (Leave)
- A3007 Rbzc (Treasurer)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
זוּב (1) to flow, properly used of water. Psalms 78:20, 105:41 Isaiah 48:21. It is also often used of the female catamenia, Leviticus 15:25, or of seminal emission or gonorrhœa of males, Leviticus 15:2. To flow with any thing is also, by an idiom of the language, used of things or persons, in or from which any thing flows, as a woman in her menstrual flow, Leviticus 15:19 a man suffering from gonorrhœa, Leviticus 15:4, seq.; 22:4 Numbers 5:2; 2 Samuel 3:29 it is especially thus used of affluence and abundance, with acc. of the thing with which anything abounds. Exodus 3:8, אֶרֶץ זָבַת חָלָב וּדְבַשׁ “a land flowing with (i.e. abounding in) milk and honey.” Verse 17 13:5 33:3 Leviticus 20:24; Numbers 13:27, 14:8 16:14. [“Not followed by an object, Jeremiah 49:4, זָב עִמְקֵךְ ‘thy valley flows,’ sc. with blood.” Thes.]
(2) to flow away, to pine away, to die. Lamentations 4:9.
Aram. ܕܘܽܒ, דּוּב to flow, to flow away, to become liquid. Arab. ذَابَ to pine away with hunger or sickness. See under the root דָּאַב.
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