2404. chatab
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chatab: to cut or gather wood
Original Word: חָטַב
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chatab
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-tab')
Short Definition: wood

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to cut or gather wood
NASB Translation
chops your wood (1), cut (1), fashioned (1), gather firewood (1), hewers of wood (3), woodcutters (1), woodsmen (1).

I. [חָטַב] verb cut or gather wood, usually firewood (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic firewood, collect firewood (see Wetzst in DePs 144:12); Ethiopic cut (or gather) firewood) —

Qal Imperfect יַחְטְבוּ Ezekiel 39:10; Infinitive לַחְטֹב Deuteronomy 19:5; Participle חֹטֵב Deuteronomy 29:10; plural חֹטְבִים2Chron 2:9; construct חֹטְבֵי Joshua 9:21 3t.; passive plural feminine חֲטֻבוֺת Proverbs 7:16cut or gather wood, followed by accusative Deuteronomy 19:5; Deuteronomy 29:10 ("" שׁאב מים); compare Ezekiel 39:10 מןהֿיערים (object in preceding clause); 2 Chron 2:9 ("" כֹּרְתֵי הָעֵצִים); Participle construct עצים ׳ח Jeremiah 46:22, and ("" שֹׁאֲבֵי מַיִם) Joshua 9:21,23,27.

Pu`al Participle מְחֻטָּבוֺת Psalm 144:12 meaning dubious; perhaps hewn (so, in substance, Thes MV SS Ew Che Bae; see however II. חטב), of corner-pillars (זָוִיּוֺת see זָוִית above), simile of beautiful, stately daughters.

II. חטב (√of following; compare Arabic be of the colour , i.e. turbid, dusky, mixed with yellowish red, etc.; Aramaic Participle variegated ᵑ6 2 Samuel 13:19).

cut down, hewer, polish

A primitive root; to chop or carve wood -- cut down, hew(-er), polish.

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