7848. shittah
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shittah: acacia (a tree and a wood)
Original Word: שִׁטִּים
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: shittah
Phonetic Spelling: (shit-taw')
Short Definition: acacia

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
acacia (a tree and a wood)
NASB Translation
acacia (28).

שִׁטָּה27 noun feminine acacia, tree and wood (= שִׁנְטָה*, Arabic , probably loan-word from Egyptian šndt, šond®t, Thes1452 ErmanZMG xlvi (1892), 120); — growing in dry places; especially acacia (mimosa) Nilotica; compare RobBR ii. 20, or a. seyyâl PostFlora 298 f. Hast. DB SHITTAH-TREE TristrNHB 390 ff.; — ׳שׁ singular Isaiah 41:19 (to grow in desert); usually plural, עֲצֵי שִׁטִּים shi‰‰îm (wood), material of ark, altars, staves, etc., in tabernacle, Deuteronomy 10:3; Exodus 25:5,10,13 19t. Exodus 25-38 (P); עֲצֵי omitted, ׳עַמּוּדֵי שׁ pillars of shi‰‰îm (wood), Exodus 26:32,37; Exodus 36:36 (P).

shittah, shittim

Feminine of a derivative (only in the plural shittiym {shit-teem'}; meaning the sticks of wood) from the same as shotet; the acacia (from its scourging thorns) -- shittah, shittim. See also Beyth hash-Shittah.

see HEBREW shotet

see HEBREW Beyth hash-Shittah

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