3913. latash
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latash: to hammer, sharpen, whet
Original Word: לָטַשׁ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: latash
Phonetic Spelling: (law-tash')
Short Definition: sharpen

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to hammer, sharpen, whet
NASB Translation
forger (1), glares* (1), sharp (1), sharpen (2).

[לָטַשׁ] verb hammer, sharpen, whet (Late Hebrew id., hammer, tap; Aramaic לְטַשׁ, sharpen; Arabic strike, tap); —

Qal Imperfect יִלְטוֺשׁ Job 16:9; Psalm 7:13; Infinitive construct לֵלְטוֺשׁ 1 Samuel 13:20; Participle לֹטֵשׁ; —

1 hammer, only Participle = hammerer followed by כָּלתֹֿרֵשׁ Genesis 4:22 (J).

2 sharpen sword חֶרֶב (accusative) Psalm 7:13; compare 1 Samuel 13:20, object מַחֲרֶשֶׁת, אֵת, קַרְדֹּם, מַחֲרֵשָׁה; figurative עֵינַיִם לִי ׳ל Job 16:9 my foe whets his eye for me

Pu`al Participle תַּעַר מְלֻטָּשׁ Psalm 52:4 a sharpened razor (in simile of evil tongue).

instructor, sharpen, whet

A primitive root; properly, to hammer out (an edge), i.e. To sharpen -- instructer, sharp(-en), whet.

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