913. bedil
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bedil: alloy, tin, dross
Original Word: בְּדִיל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: bedil
Phonetic Spelling: (bed-eel')
Short Definition: tin

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from badal
alloy, tin, dross
NASB Translation
alloy (1), line* (1), plumb* (1), tin (4).

בְּדִיל noun [masculine] alloy, tin, dross (originally that which is separated from precious metal; compare PlinHist. Nat. xxiv. 16, xxxiii. 9) — ׳בּ absolute Numbers 31:22 4t.; Plural suffix בְּדִילָ֑יִךְ Isaiah 1:25; —

1 alloy, Isaiah 1:25 figurative of evil of Jerusalem, which ׳י will remove (הֵסִיר; "" סִגָ֑יִךְ).

2 tin (plumbum album) Numbers 31:22 (P; + זָהָב, כֶּסֶף, נְחשֶׁת, בַּרְזֶל, עֹפָ֑רֶת); figurative of Israel Ezekiel 22:18 (+ נְחשֶׁת, בַּרְזֶל, עוֺפֶרֶת); in simile Ezekiel 22:20 (+ id. + כֶּסֶף); as article of commerce brought to Tyre from Tarshish Ezekiel 27:12 (+ כֶּסֶף, בַּרְזֶל, עוֺפֶרֶת).

3 plummet, הָאֶבֶן הַבְּדִיל (appositive) Zechariah 4:10.

plummet, tin

From badal; alloy (because removed by smelting); by analogy, tin -- + plummet, tin.

see HEBREW badal

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