5524. Sukkoth Benoth
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Sukkoth Benoth: "booths of daughters," an Assyr.-Bab. god
Original Word: סֻכּוֹת
Part of Speech: Noun
Transliteration: Sukkoth Benoth
Phonetic Spelling: (sook-kohth' ben-ohth')
Short Definition: Succoth-benoth

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from Sukkoth and bath
"booths of daughters," an Assyr.-Bab. god
NASB Translation
Succoth-benoth (1).

סֻכּוֺת בְּנוֺת proper name, of a divinity 2 Kings 17:30, Assyrian-Babylonian deity, worshipped by Babylonians in Samaria; text of name corrupt; SchrCOT ad. location (after H. Rawlinson) proposes Zîr-bânit, or Zarpanituv, wife of Marduk (compare HptAR, May 1886 Muss-ArnJBL xi (1892), 167), rejecting Sakkut-binûtu = Marduk DlPar 215; JenZA iv. 352 makes בְּנוֺת = banîtu, epithet of Ištar; all doubtful.


From Cukkowth and the (irreg.) Plural of bath; booths of (the) daughters; brothels, i.e. Idoalatrous tents for impure purpose -- Succoth-benoth.

see HEBREW Cukkowth

see HEBREW bath

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