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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #5842 - עֵט
1a) iron stylus with diamond tip used to write on stone or metal
1b) reed pen used on a roll
1354) uo (אהתה AhTh) AC: Wrap CO: Bird of prey AB: ?: The pictograph o is a picture of the eye, the u is a picture of a basket or other container. Combined these mean "see and contain". A bird of prey is able to see his prey from a great distance. He then drops down on its prey with the talons firmly surrounding the prey, crushing and suffocating it.
Nm) uo (אהתה AhTh) - I. Prey:What is grabbed by the bird of prey. [df: de]II. Stylus:A pointed stick used for writing in clay by pressing into the clay. KJV (7): prey, pen - Strongs: H5706 (עַד), H5842 (עֵט)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 of iron, for use on stone or metal Jeremiah 17:1 (בְּצִמֹּרֶן שָׁמִיר with diamond-point), Job 19:24 (see also חֶרֶט).
2 probably = reed-pen (used o roll, compare Jeremiah 36:2,23etc.), שֶׁקֶר סֹפְרִים׳ע Jeremiah 8:8, figurative, סוֺפֵר מָהִיר׳לְשׁוֺנִי ע Psalm 45:1 (compare Now Archaeology i. 290 Benz Archaeology 290).
עֵט m. (from the root עוּט, which see).
(1) a style made of iron, with which letters were engraven on a rock, Job 19:24; Jeremiah 17:1.
(2) a writer’s pen, Jeremiah 8:8; Psalms 45:2.