70. oben
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oben: a wheel, disk
Original Word: אָבְנָ֫יִם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: oben
Phonetic Spelling: (o'ben)
Short Definition: birthstool

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from eben
a wheel, disk
NASB Translation
birthstool (1), wheel (1).

[אֹבֶן] noun [masculine] wheel, disc — Du הָאָבְנָ֑יִם

1 potter's wheel Jeremiah 18:3 (two discs revolving one above the other; name from likeness to mill-stones; see AW18).

2 ׳עַלהָֿא Exodus 1:16 probably = sella parturientis, = δίφροι λοχειαῖοι bearing-stool, midwife's stool (from likeness to potter's wheel; on custom of labor upon stool see PlossDas Weib, 2nd ed. ii, 35, 179 etc. & Cesnola collective from Cyprus, Metrop. Mus., N. York, No. 614, terra cotta figures from 4th or 5th cent. B.C.; Descriptive Atlas of Cesn. Collectivel, plural lxvi. No. 435; compare W. H. W[ard]PESoc. 2nd Statement 1873, p. 76). SpiegelbergZA xiv {1900}, 269 ff.; Randglossen 19 ff. explained as the two stones [read אַבְנַיִם], i.e. bearing-stool of 'stones' = bricks, tiles.

wheel, stool

From the same as 'eben; a pair of stones (only dual); a potter's wheel or a midwife's stool (consisting alike of two horizontal disks with a support between) -- wheel, stool.

see HEBREW 'eben

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