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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #5862 - עֵיטָם

Transliteration
ʻÊyṭâm
Phonetics
ay-tawm'
Origin
from (H5861)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
None
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Etam = “lair of wild beasts”

1) a village of the tribe of Simeon

2) a town in Judah fortified and garrisoned by king Rehoboam of Judah and located between Bethlehem and Tekoa

3) a cliff; site uncertain

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (5)
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 1
NAS (5)
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 1
HCS (5)
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 1
BSB (5)
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 1
ESV (5)
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 1
WEB (5)
Judges 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עֵיטָם proper name, of a location (perhaps animal-name, from עַיִט, compare Gray Prop. Names 93); —

1 Ηταμ, ᵐ5 L Ιταμ, a. cliff, ׳סְעִיף סֶלַע ע Judges 15:8,11perhaps near town עֵיטָם, see following, but at ±Ar¹‡ Isma±£n near edge of Shephelah, west-southwest from Jerusalem according to Schick ZPV x (1887), 143ff.

2 Αιταν[μ], etc., city fortified by Rehoboam 2 Chronicles 11:6, between Bethlehem and Tekoa, = ±Ain ±At¹n approximately 2miles south-southwest from Bethlehem, Buhl Geogr. 92 GFM Judges 15:8, near Urtâs Rob BR i. 477; clan in Judah 1 Chronicles 4:3.

3 Αιταν[μ], in Simeon 1 Chronicles 4:32 (Be [not Oettli Kau Kit] reads עֵתֶר from Joshua 15:42).


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עֵיטָם (“a place of ravenous creatures”), [Etam], pr.n. of a town in the tribe of Judah, 1 Chronicles 4:3, 32 1 Chronicles 4:32; 2 Chronicles 11:6 and of a rock near it, Judges 15:8, 11 Judges 15:11.


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List of Word Forms
עֵיטָ֔ם עֵיטָ֖ם עֵיטָ֣ם עֵיטָֽם׃ עֵיטָם֒ עיטם עיטם׃ ‘ê·ṭām ‘êṭām eiTam
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