5909. akbar
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akbar: a mouse
Original Word: עַכְבָּר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: akbar
Phonetic Spelling: (ak-bawr')
Short Definition: mice

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
a mouse
NASB Translation
mice (5), mouse (1).

עַכְבָּר noun masculine1Samuel 6:4 mouse (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic עַכְבְּרָא; Syriac (in Lexicons) , (PS22); Arabic plural mares murum Frey (Kam), compare also HomAs 338; Arabic of jerboa RSK 302; see TristrNHB 122 FFP10ff.); — absolute ׳הָע unclean Leviticus 11:29 (H), Isaiah 66:17 (compare RSSem i. 275, 2nd ed. 293); plural construct עַכְבְּרֵי (ה)זָהָב 1 Samuel 6:4,11,18; suffix צַלְמֵי עַכְבְּרֵיכֶם 1 Samuel 6:5.


Probably from the same as akkabiysh in the secondary sense of attacking; a mouse (as nibbling) -- mouse.

see HEBREW akkabiysh

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