puk: antimony, stibiumOriginal Word: פּוּךPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
perhaps of foreign originDefinition
antimony, stibiumNASB Translation
antimony (2), paint (1), painted* (1).
Brown-Driver-Briggs מּוּךְ noun [masculine] antimony, stibium
(Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; compare possibly Arabic open, separate
; Syriac pulverize
; but מּוּךְ
perhaps foreign word); — black mineral powder, for increasing brilliance of eyes by darkening edges of lids; ׳וַתָּשֶׂם בֵּמּ עֵינֶוהָ 2 Kings 9:30
, ׳תִּקְרְעִי וגו Jeremiah 4:30
; (on practice in Arabic see WeGGN, 1893, 443
; in Egypt, LaneMod.Egypt.ed. 5, i. 45 f.
); figurative Isaiah 54:11
of dark cement setting off precious stones (but WeDLZ, Aug. 2, 1890
and others read נֹפֶךְ
q. v.); ׳אַבְנֵי פ 1 Chronicles 29:2
are perhaps stones of brilliant hue of antimony. — compare proper name קֶרֶן הַמּוּךְ
, and כָּחַל
fair colors, glistering, painted
From an unused root meaning to paint; dye (specifically, stibium for the eyes) -- fair colours, glistering, paint(-ed) (-ing).