5640. satham
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satham: to stop up, shut up, keep close
Original Word: סָתַם
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: satham
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-tham')
Short Definition: stopped

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to stop up, shut up, keep close
NASB Translation
closed (1), conceal (1), concealed (1), cut off (1), hidden part (1), keep the secret (1), secret (1), stop (1), stopped (5).

סָתַם verb stop up, shut up, keep close (Late Hebrew id.; ᵑ7 סְתַם id.; Syriac ( very rare); Arabic close door Lane1334, and Kam Frey, are perhaps loan-words); **compare Assyrian bit sutummu, storehouse, treasury, ZehnpfBAS i. 531. —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳ס2Chronicles 32:30; Imperfect2masculine plural תִּסְתֹּ֑מוּ 2 Kings 3:19; 3masculine plural יִסְתֹּ֑מוּ 2 Kings 3:25, וַיִּסְתְּמוּ2Chronicles 32:4; Imperative masculine singular סְתֹם Daniel 8:26; Daniel 12:4; Infinitive construct לִסְתּוֺם2Chronicles 32:3; Passive participle סָתוּם Ezekiel 28:3, סָתֻם Psalm 51:8, plural סְתֻמִים Daniel 12:9; —

1 stop up springs of water 2 Kings 3:19,25; 2Chronicles 32:3,4, compare 2 Chronicles 32:30.

2 shut up, keep close, prophetic words Daniel 8:26; Daniel 12:4,9; בְּסָתֻם Psalm 51:8 in (the) closed (chamber of the breast; "" טֻחוֺת). — כָּלסָֿתוּם Ezekiel 28:3 usually no secret is too dark for thee, but doubtful (see II. עמם); ᵐ5 σοφοί, Co חַרְטֻמִּים < Toy חֲכָמִים, or Berthol. קֹסְמִים.

Niph`al Infinitive construct לְהִסָּתֵם Nehemiah 4:1 the breaches [in the walls] had begun to be stopped up.

Pi`el Perfect3plural suffix סִתְּמוּם Genesis 26:16; Imperfect3masculine plural suffix וַיְסַתְּמוּם Genesis 26:18, both of stopping wells quite up (RJE).

שָׂתַם verb usually stop up, in sense of shut out, shut ears against (late "" form of סָתַם; yet awkward; BaES 9 compare Arabic frustrate, disappoint); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular תְּפִלָּתִי ׳שׂ Lamentations 3:8 (> van d. H. שָׂתָם) he (׳י) hath shut out my prayer (Bu ׳מתּ ׳שׂ shut up [himself] from).

closed up, hidden, secret, shut out up, stop

Or satham (Numbers 24:15) {saw-tham'}; a primitive root; to stop up; by implication, to repair; figuratively, to keep secret -- closed up, hidden, secret, shut out (up), stop.

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