2070. zebub
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zebub: a fly
Original Word: זְבוּב
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: zebub
Phonetic Spelling: (zeb-oob')
Short Definition: flies

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
a fly
NASB Translation
flies (1), fly (1).

זְבוּב noun masculineEcclesiastes 10:1 fly (as moving to and fro in the air? compare Fl NHWBi. 438 b; Late Hebrew id., Assyrian zumbu, DlS 63 f.; Arabic , Aramaic דִּיבָבָא, , ); — literal only זְבוּבֵי מָוֶת Ecclesiastes 10:1 i.e. dead flies; so AV RV Hi Now and others; > ᵐ5 De and others death-bringing, deadly flies; זְבוּב metaphor of Egyptian army Isaiah 7:18 ("" דְּבוֺרָה, bee, of Assyrian); on בַּעַל זְבוּב see בַּעַל II. 4, p. 127 above


From an unused root (meaning to flit); a fly (especially one of a stinging nature) -- fly.

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