5777. ophereth
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ophereth: lead (a metal)
Original Word: עֹפָ֫רֶת
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: ophereth
Phonetic Spelling: (o-feh'-reth)
Short Definition: lead

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as opher
lead (a metal)
NASB Translation
lead (9).

עֹפֶרֶת noun masculineJeremiah 6:29 (si vera lectio Qr) lead (√ dubious; probably foreign word; compare ᵑ7 אֲבָרָא lead, Syriac , and (asAramaic loan-word) Arabic [see Dozy], Frä152; perhaps also Assyrian abaru, a metal, magnesite according to HilprAssyriaca i (1894), 80 ff. Hptib. 83); — ׳כִּכַּר ע Zechariah 5:7 a round weight (disc) of lead, ׳אֶבֶןהָֿעו Zechariah 5:5; with other metals (see בְּדִיל) : ׳עוֺ Ezekiel 22:18,20; Ezekiel 27:12 הָעֹפָ֑רֶת Numbers 31:22 (P); ׳עֹפ also Job 19:24 (with which chiselled letters are filled according to Di and most; Bu reads ׳בְּע in [a tablet of] lead); also (as flux) Jeremiah 6:29 (reading Qr; so Gf Co; emendation Gie); ׳עוֺ in simile Exodus 15:10 (song).

עֵפָ֫תָה see עֵיפָה below II. עוף. עֵץ see II.עצה.


Or mophereth {o-feh'-reth}; feminine participle active of aphar; lead (from its dusty color) -- lead.

see HEBREW aphar

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