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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2404 - חָטַב
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) to cut, to hew wood, Deuteronomy 29:10; Joshua 9:21, 23 Joshua 9:23; 2 Chronicles 2:10; Jeremiah 46:22. Arabic حَطَبُ hewn timber, حَطَبَ to go for timber. A kindred root is חָצַב to cut stones; also קָצַב and the words there cited.
(2) Med. E. intrans. prop. to be cut, to be smitten with a rod, hence to be marked with stripes, to be striped, compare חָבַר No. 3. Arabic خَطِبَ to be striped, to be variegated, used of a garment. Hence [part. pass.] pl. f. חֲטֻבוֹת striped tapestry, Proverbs 7:16. Syr. ܡܰܚܛܒܰܬܐܳ a variegated vest, properly striped. The same signification is found in the cognate root قطف, see Castell, Heptagl. p. 3329.
Pual pass. of No. l, to be hewn out, carved, Psalms 144:12.
[חֲטֻבוֹת part. pass. f. pl. of the preceding verb.]
the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26