331. atam
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atam: to shut, shut up
Original Word: אָטַם
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: atam
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-tam')
Short Definition: latticed

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to shut, shut up
NASB Translation
closes (1), latticed (2), shuts (1), shuttered (1), stops (2).

[אטם] verb shut, shut up (Mishna אטם, compare אוֺטֶם stoppage, Aramaic אֲטַם; Arabic contract, stop, fortress; Assyrian a‰amu, in list of headgear, etc. = turban? DlW, No. 155) —

Qal Participle active אֹטֵם Proverbs 17:28 2t.; passive אֲטֻמִים 1 Kings 6:4; אֲטֻמוֺת Ezekiel 40:16 2t.; — shut, stop, object lips Proverbs 17:28; ears Proverbs 21:13; Isaiah 33:15; passive = closed (i.e. narrowed, narrowing, compare ᵑ6 in Co) ׳חַלּוֺנוֺת א Ezekiel 40:16; Ezekiel 41:16,26; compare חַלּוֺנֵי שְׁקֻפִים אֲטֻמִים 1 Kings 6:4.

Hiph`il Imperfect id quod Qal יַאְטֵם Psalm 58:5 (jussive with sense of indicative, compare Dr§ 173 obs.) of adder, stopping ears, simile of wicked.

narrow, shut, stop

A primitive root; to close (the lips or ears); by analology to contract (a window by bevelled jambs) -- narrow, shut, stop.

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