the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #8336 - שְׁשִׁי
1) something bleached white, byssus, linen, fine linen
2) alabaster, similar stone, marble
1481) ss (סהסה ShSh) AC: ? CO: White AB: ?: The pictograph s is a picture of the two front teeth. The whiteness of the teeth. The white hair of the older men. (eng: six - with the exchange of the x and sh, ses is Spanish)
Nm/f ) ss (סהסה ShSh) - I. Linen:As white. [df: yss]II. Marble:As white. III. Six:[Unknown connection to rootAlso meaning sixty when written in the plual form - missor nitsin Aramaic] KJV (322): linen, six, sixth, sixty, threescore - Strongs: H8336 (שְׁשִׁי), H8337 (שִׁשָּׁה), H8346 (שִׁשִּׁים), H8353 (שִׁת), H8361 (שִׁתִּין)
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III. שֵׁשׁ noun masculine Exodus 26:1 byssus (loan-word probably from Egyptian šen-suten Reinischap.DHM VOJ viii (1894), 7 Coptic šens, compare Coptic šent, weave; see M'Lean Ency.Bib. LINEN; on spinning, weaving, and wearing of linen in Egypt Erman Aegypten 594ff.; Eng. Trans. 448f.); — always absolute ׳שׁ (שׁשׁי Ezekiel 16:13 is error): — byssus, fine Egyptian linen ( בּוּץ, q. v., is later synonym), i.e. the linen thread (spun by women Exodus 35:25), and the material woven from it: used for garments Genesis 41:42 (E), Ezekiel 16:10,13 (שׁשׁי, read שׁשׁ), Proverbs 31:22; for sail (in figurative of Tyre as ship) Ezekiel 27:7 (brought from Egypt); elsewhere P, of priestly vestments Exodus 28:5,39 (twice in verse); Exodus 39:3,27,28 (twice in verse); also מָשְׁזָר׳שׁ twisted linen Exodus 28:6,8,15; Exodus 39:2,5,8,28,29 + Exodus 39:24 (read ׳וְשֵׁשׁ מ⅏ ᵐ5 Bae); ׳שׁ of hangings, etc., in tabernacle Exodus 25:4; Exodus 35:6,23,25,35; Exodus 38:23, and so מָשְׁזָר׳שׁ Exodus 26:1,31,36; Exodus 27:9,16,18; Exodus 36:8,35,37; Exodus 38:9,16,18.
שְׁשִׁי Ezekiel 16:13 כתיב, for שֵׁשׁ six. [Ought not this to be שֵׁשׁ No. II. byssus?] The writer appears to have used this uncommon form for the sake of paronomasia, with the word מִשִׁי
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