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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #6617 - פָּתַל
1) to twist
1a1) to be twisted
1a2) to wrestle
1b) (Hithpael) to be twisted
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Niph`al Perfect 1 singular נִמְּתַּלְתִּי עִם Genesis 30:8 I have wrestled (literally twisted myself) with; Participle עֲצַת נִפְתָּלִים Job 5:13 the plan of the tortuous; נִפְתָּל וְעִקֵּשׁ Proverbs 8:8 anything tortuous and twisted.
Hithpa`el Imperfect 2 masculine singular עִםֿעִקֵּשׁ תִּתְמַּתָּ֑ל Psalm 18:27 with the twisted thou dost deal tortuously = 2 Samuel 22:27 (so read for impossible תִּתַּמָּ֑ל).
פָּתַל not used in Kal. Arab. and Eth. to twist, to twine, to spin. See פָּתִיל.
(1) to be twisted; metaph. to be crafty, deceitful, Proverbs 8:8; Job 5:13.
(2) to wrestle (which is done by twisting the limbs together), Genesis 30:8. See נַפְתּוּלִים.
Hithpael, to act perversely or deceitfully, Psalms 18:27. As to the form תִּתַּפַּל 2 Samuel 22:27, see Analyt. Ind.
Derivatives, פָּתִיל, נַפְתּוּלִים pr.n. נַפְתָּלְי, and