2876. tabbach
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tabbach: cook, guardsman
Original Word: טַבָּח
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: tabbach
Phonetic Spelling: (tab-bawkh')
Short Definition: bodyguard

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from tabach
cook, guardsman
NASB Translation
bodyguard (16), cook (2), guard (14).

טַבָּח noun masculine1Samuel 9:23

1 cook,

2 guardsman; —

1 cook (who also killed the animal for food and served it) טַבָּח absolute 1 Samuel 9:23,24 .

2 elsewhere only plural טַבָּחִים guardsmen, bodyguard (originally royal slaughterers; see RSOTJC 426 (262); Semitic i. 1st ed., 396); always in the following combinations: ׳שַׂר הַטּ captain of Pharaoh's bodyguard Genesis 37:36; Genesis 39:1 (both J), Genesis 40:3,4; Genesis 41:10,12 (all E); ׳רַבטֿ chief of Nebuchadrezzar's bodyguard 2 Kings 25:8,10,11,12,15,18,20; Jeremiah 39:9 16t. Jeremiah (hence Aramaic רַב טַבָּחַיָּא Daniel 2:14).

[טַבָּח] noun masculine guardsman (see Biblical Hebrew id.; √ טבח); — plural emphatic טַבָּחַיָא Daniel 2:14.

cook, guard

From tabach; properly, a butcher; hence, a lifeguardsman (because he was acting as an executioner); also a cook (usually slaughtering the animal for food) -- cook, guard.

see HEBREW tabach

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