2053. vav
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vav: a hook, pin, peg
Original Word: וָוִים
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: vav
Phonetic Spelling: (vaw)
Short Definition: hooks

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
a hook, pin, peg
NASB Translation
hooks (13).

[וָו] noun [masculine] hook, pin or peg (etymology unknown) — plural absolute וָוִים Exodus 38:28; construct וָוֵי Exodus 27:10 5t.; וָיֵיהֶם Exodus 26:32 5t.; — only P, in description of tabernacle Exodus 26:32,37; Exodus 27:10,11,17; Exodus 36:36,38; Exodus 38:10,11,12,17,19,28, the hooks or pegs of gold and silver, fastened on, or in, the posts of the tabernacle, to support the various hangings (curtains, screens, etc.)

וזר (√ of following; compare Arabic bear a burden, or be guilty, yet see Fl in De Proverbs 21:8).


Probably a hook (the name of the sixth Heb. Letter) -- hook.

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