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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5688 - עֲבֹתָה
1) cord, rope, cordage, foliage, interwoven foliage
1a) cord, rope, cordage, chain
1b) interwoven foliage
1508) bg (גהב GhB) AC: Thick CO: Cloud AB: ?: The pictograph g is a picture of a twisted rope with the extended meaning of darkness. The b is a picture of a tent representing what is inside. Combined these mean "darkness inside".
Nf3) tfbg (גהבות GhBWT) - I. Thick: II. Cloud: III. Braid:A thick braided rope or cord of gold. KJV (29): thick, wreathen, cord, band, bough, rope, chain, branch - Strongs: H5687 (עָבוֹת), H5688 (עֲבֹתָה)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
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