lebenah: brick, tileOriginal Word: לְבֵנִיםPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
brick, tileNASB Translation
brick (2), bricks (7), pavement (1).
Brown-Driver-Briggs לְבֵנָה noun feminine brick, tile
(Late Hebrew id.
; Aramaic לְּבִינְתָּא
; Zinjirli לבן
(?) DHMSendsch.37. 59
; Assyrian libittu;
(loan-words according to Frä4f.
); according to Thes and most from whiteness
of clay, or light colour of sun-baked bricks; so NöZMG xi,1886,735
; > others regard as Assyrian loan-word VOJi. 22ff.
; in Assyrian a derivative from labânu
, throw down, prostrate
, is sought DlPr. 93f.(compare HWB 369)
); — ׳ל Genesis 11:3
; Ezekiel 4:1
; construct לִבְנַת Exodus 24:10
; plural לְבֵנִים Genesis 11:3
7t.; suffix מִלִּבְנֵיכֶם Exodus 5:19
1 brick, as building-material, Genesis 11:3 (singular collective; elsewhere plural) Genesis 11:3; Exodus 1:14; straw used in making Exodus 5:7, compare Exodus 5:8; Exodus 5:16; Exodus 5:18; Exodus 5:19; Isaiah 9:9 (figurative; as inferior to גָּזִית hewn stone); incense burnt on Isaiah 65:3 ( = roof-tiles ? compare Che Di).
2 = tile, on which plan of city could be engraved (חקק) Ezekiel 4:1.
3 = pavement, Exodus 24:10 (compare Di).
altar of brick, tile
From laban; a brick (from the whiteness of the clay) -- (altar of) brick, tile.
see HEBREW laban