8401. teben
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teben: straw
Original Word: תֶּ֫בֶן
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: teben
Phonetic Spelling: (teh'-ben)
Short Definition: straw

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
NASB Translation
straw (17).

תֶּ֫בֶן noun masculineExodus 5:16 straw (√ unknown; Ges and others compare בנה (compare Thes1492), but see LagBN 138; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Assyrian tibnu; Aramaic תִּיבְנָא, , whence Arabic as loan-word Frä124); — absolute ׳ת Genesis 24:25 +, תֶּ֑בֶן Exodus 5:10 +; — straw, i.e. straw threshed fine: chaff Jeremiah 23:28 (opposed to בָּר), blown by wind Job 21:28 (in simile; "" מֹץ), yielding Job 41:19 (simile); food for camels Genesis 24:25,32 (J), asses Judges 19:19 (all + מִסְמּוֺא), בָּקָר Isaiah 11:7; Isaiah 65:25, horses 1 Kings 5:8 (+ שְׂעֹרִים); mixed with clay in brick-making Exodus 5:7 (twice in verse); Exodus 5:10,11,12 (opposed to קַשׂ), Exodus 5:13; Exodus 5:16; Exodus 5:18 (J); — see further VogelstLandwirthsch. 67.


Probably from banah; properly, material, i.e. (specifically) refuse haum or stalks of grain (as chopped in threshing and used for fodder) -- chaff, straw, stubble.

see HEBREW banah

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