shamen: to grow fatOriginal Word: שָׁמַןPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. rootDefinition
to grow fatNASB Translation
fat (1), grew fat (2), grown fat (1), insensitive (1), render (1).
] verb grow fat
(Late Hebrew Hiph`il id.
, also שֶׁמֶן
Arabic be fat
especially derived species and derivatives; שְׁמֵין
Assyrian šammu, fat;
Phoenician (Punic) שמן oil
, so Palmyrene שמנא
; on relation of meanings Frä147
Qal Perfect2masculine singular שָׁמַ֫נְתָּ Deuteronomy 32:15 and Imperfect3masculine singular וַיִשְׁמַן Deuteronomy 32:15 both of Israel (prosperous and arrogant) under figure of fat beast; so Perfect3plural שָֽׁמְנוּ Jeremiah 5:28 (of wicked).
Hiph`il Imperfect3masculine plural וַיַשְׁמִינוּ Nehemiah 9:25 were sated and shewed fatness (inner causative); Imperative masculine singular הַשְׁמֵן Isaiah 6:10 make fat (dull, unreceptive), לֵב הָיָם הַוֶּה.
become make, wax fat
A primitive root; to shine, i.e. (by analogy) be (causatively, make) oily or gross -- become (make, wax) fat.