qippoz: perhaps arrow snakeOriginal Word: קִפּוֹזPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from an unused wordDefinition
perhaps arrow snakeNASB Translation
tree snake (1).
Brown-Driver-Briggs קִמּוֺז noun feminine arrow-snake
, so BoHieroz. Pars post. iii. Cap. 11
(citing Avicennaii. 139, 16,
compare Thes LagBN 89
), and most moderns; compare Dozyii. 383
.; = ἀκοντίας
AelianHist. Anim. Vi. 18, viii. 13
, called ׳ק
from trees on passers-by; but against this see HoughtonAcad. Apr. 24, 1886, 292 f.
(arrow-snake does not incubate) PostHast. DB iii. 637
who conjectures an owl (as AV)); — Isaiah 34:15
, token of desolation.
From an unused root meaning to contract, i.e. Spring forward; an arrow-snake (as darting on its prey) -- great owl.