the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #328 - אַט
1) gentleness, softness
1d) enchanter, necromancer (substantive)
1009) ua (אתה ATh) AC: ? CO: Corral AB: Gentle: The pictograph a is an ox head. The u is a basket as used to contain something. Combined these mean "ox contained" in the sense of being tamed or gentle. The idea that one that can be rough and harsh but acts in a gentle manner.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
a. as adverb. accus. 1 Kings 21:27 וַיְהַלֵח ַאט׃ and he (Ahab) went about softly (that Isaiah , in penitence);
b. withלְ of norm or state (as in לָבֶטַח, see לְ) 2 Samuel 18:5 לְאַטלִֿי לַנַּעַר (deal) gently for me with the young Prayer of Manasseh , Isaiah 8:6 the waters of Shiloah הַהֹלְכִים לְאַ֑ט that go Gently; with pretonic qameƒ Job 15:11 דָּבָר לָאַט עִמָּֽח׃ a word (spoken) gently with thee; with suffix Genesis 33:14 and I אֶתְנַהֲלָה לְאִטִּי will lead on gently (literally according to my Gentleness).
לְאַטלָאַט gently, see אַט below אטט above
לאך (√ of מַלְאָךְמְלָאכָה, compare Arabic , send, messenger, Ethiopic send a messenger, see be sent, wait on, minister; = Hebrew מַלְאָךְ; compare Phoenician מלאך messenger; Late Hebrew מַלְאָךְ Aramaic מַלְאֲכָא, as in Hebrew)
אַט (from the root אָטַט) subst. m.
(1) a gentle sound, murmur, sigh, and pl. concr. אִמִּים whisperers, i.e. νεκρομάντεις, ventriloquists, by the murmur of an artificial voice imitating the voice of the spirits of the dead (see under אוֹב ), Isaiah 19:3.
(2) a gentle going, a gentle flow, a gentle mode of acting, whence אַט, לְאַט, לָאַט, commonly adv. gently, slowly, used of the gentle and slow pace of one mourning, 1 Kings 21:27 used of water flowing gently, Isaiah 8:6.-לְאִטִּי prop. “at my slow pace,” nach meiner Gemächlichkeit, allgemach, Genesis 33:14.-Used of acting and speaking, 2 Samuel 18:5, לְאַט לִי לַנַּעַר “deal gently for me with the youth;” Job 15:11, וְרָבָר לָאַט עִמָּךְ “and a word gently spoken to thee.”
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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