2179. zinneb
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zinneb: to cut off or smite the tail
Original Word: זָנַב
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: zinneb
Phonetic Spelling: (zaw-nab')
Short Definition: rear

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
denominative verb from zanab
to cut off or smite the tail
NASB Translation
attack them in the rear (1), attacked (1).

[זִנֵּב] verbdenominative Pi`el cut off, or smite, the tail, only figurative, of hostile attack in war; Perfect consecutive 2 masculine plural וְזִנַּבְתֶּם Joshua 10:19 (followed by אֹתָם); Imperfect3masculine singular וַיְזַנֵּב בְּךָ כָּלהַֿנֶּחֱשָׁלִים Deuteronomy 25:18; in both = attack or smite in the rear.

curtail, smite the hindmost

A primitive root meaning to wag; used only as a denominative from zanab; to curtail, i.e. Cut off the rear -- smite the hindmost.

see HEBREW zanab

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