7574. rethem or rothem
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rethem or rothem: broom plant, retem
Original Word: רֹ֫תֶם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: rethem or rothem
Phonetic Spelling: (reh'-them)
Short Definition: tree

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ratham
broom plant, retem
NASB Translation
broom shrub (1), broom tree (1), juniper tree (2).

רֹ֫תֶם noun masculine1Kings 19:5 a kind of broom-shrub, broom-plant, retem (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic (on form Lag BN 152); ᵑ7 רִיתְמָא, all = Biblical Hebrew); — absolute אֶחָד ׳ר 1 Kings 19:5, אחת ׳ר V:4 Kt (אֶחָד Qr); plural שֹׁרֶשׁ רְתָמִים לַחְמָם Job 30:4 (on text see Bu Che below); גַּחֲלֵי רְתָמִים Psalm 120:4, RobBR i. 84, 203, 205, 500 LöwNo. 313 PostHastings, DB 'Juniper' CheEncy. Bib. 'Juniper'.

juniper tree

Or rothem {ro'-them}; from ratham; the Spanish broom (from its pole-like stems) -- juniper (tree).

see HEBREW ratham

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