6320. puk
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puk: antimony, stibium
Original Word: פּוּך
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: puk
Phonetic Spelling: (pook)
Short Definition: antimony

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
perhaps of foreign origin
antimony, stibium
NASB Translation
antimony (2), paint (1), painted* (1).

מּוּךְ noun [masculine] antimony, stibium (Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; compare possibly Arabic open, separate; Syriac pulverize; but מּוּךְ perhaps foreign word); — black mineral powder, for increasing brilliance of eyes by darkening edges of lids; ׳וַתָּשֶׂם בֵּמּ עֵינֶוהָ 2 Kings 9:30, ׳תִּקְרְעִי וגו Jeremiah 4:30; (on practice in Arabic see WeGGN, 1893, 443; in Egypt, LaneMod.Egypt.ed. 5, i. 45 f.); figurative Isaiah 54:11 of dark cement setting off precious stones (but WeDLZ, Aug. 2, 1890 CheHpt and others read נֹפֶךְ q. v.); ׳אַבְנֵי פ 1 Chronicles 29:2 are perhaps stones of brilliant hue of antimony. — compare proper name קֶרֶן הַמּוּךְ, and כָּחַל.

fair colors, glistering, painted

From an unused root meaning to paint; dye (specifically, stibium for the eyes) -- fair colours, glistering, paint(-ed) (-ing).

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