2598. chanukkah
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chanukkah: dedication, consecration
Original Word: חֲנֻכָּה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: chanukkah
Phonetic Spelling: (khan-ook-kaw')
Short Definition: dedication

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as chek
dedication, consecration
NASB Translation
dedication (7).

חֲנֻכָּה noun feminine dedication, consecration, as a matter of usage only P and late (Late Hebrew חֲנוּכָּה Feast of Dedication; so Aramaic חֲנוּכְּתָא) — abs ׳ח Nehemiah 12:27; construct חֲנֻכַּת Numbers 7:10 6t.; dedication of wall of Jerusalem Nehemiah 12:27 (twice in verse), by sacrifices and processions, with music; of altar in temple 2Chronicles 7:9; of 'the house' Psalm 30:1 (title), i.e. the temple (re-dedication by Judas Maccabaeus, 1Macc 4:52ff.), see Ol Bae and others (opposed to De), and especially CheOP 234. 247; = dedication-offering for altar in tabernacle Numbers 7:10 (accusative with וַיַּקְרִיבוּ), compare יַקְרִיבוּ אֶתקָֿרְבָּנָם לַחֲנֻכַּת הַמִּזְבֵּחַ Numbers 7:11, also Numbers 7:84; Numbers 7:88 (all P; see Di Numbers 7:20).


From chanak; initiation, i.e. Consecration -- dedicating(-tion).

see HEBREW chanak

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