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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3188 - יַחַשׂ
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
יַחַשׂ m. a word of the silver age, a race, a family. Found once Nehemiah 7:5, סֵפֶד הַיּחַשׂ pedigree, genealogy (Chald. יַחַס is used in the Targums for Heb. מִשְׁפָּחָה and תּוֹלְדוֹת. Simonis also compares خُجَاسُ nature, origin; but this word properly signifies brass, i.q. נְחשֶׁת and the phrase كريم الناحاس of a liberal and generous disposition, is figurative, and properly signifies of fine brass). Hence there is formed a denom. verb in
Hithpael הִתְיַחֵשׂ to cause one’s name to be recorded in genealogical tables, ἀπογράφεσθαι, to be enrolled, 1 Chronicles 5:1, 1 Chronicles 5:7, 17 1 Chronicles 5:17, 9:1 Nehemiah 7:5. Inf. הִתְיַחֵשׂ is often used as a noun, and signifies register, table of genealogy, 1 Chronicles 7:5, 1 Chronicles 7:7, 1 Chronicles 7:9, 40 1 Chronicles 7:40; 2 Chronicles 31:16, 17 2 Chronicles 31:17; 2 Chronicles 12:15, “the acts of Rehoboam-are recorded in the commentaries of Shemaiah-לְהִתְיַתֵשׂ so that the particulars are related in the manner of a genealogical table.”
the Week of Proper 22 / Ordinary 27