231. ezob
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ezob: hyssop
Original Word: אֵזוֹב
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: ezob
Phonetic Spelling: (ay-zobe')
Short Definition: hyssop

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of foreign origin
NASB Translation
hyssop (10).

אֵזוֺב noun masculine1Ki 5:13 hyssop (Mishna אזוב, Aramaic , Arabic Frey., Ethiopic ᵐ5 ὕσσωπος, herb of purging qualities, but perhaps not precise botanical term, see Di Leviticus 14:6 f; see also Löw93) **probably a kind of wild marjoram (origanum Muru) PostHast. DB Hyssop. — ׳א absolute Exodus 12:22 4t.; אֵזֹב Leviticus 14:4 4t.; — hyssop, little plant (contracted אֶרֶז cedar) 1 Kings 5:13, אֲשֶׁר יֹצֵא בַּקִּיר ׳הָא; Exodus 12:22 (J) ׳אֲגֻדַּת א a bunch of h. for sprinkling blood on doorposts; without אגדת, used in cleansing from leprosy Leviticus 14:4,6,49,51,52; burnt with red heifer Numbers 19:6; used in cleansing with ashes of red heifer Numbers 19:18 (all P); compare Psalm 51:9 וְאֶטְהָ֑ר ׳תְּחַטְּאֵנִי בְּא.

אַזְכָּרָה see זכר.


Probably of foreign derivation; hyssop -- hyssop.

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