International Standard Bible EncyclopediaPADDLE
pad'-'-l (yathedh): Deuteronomy 23:13 (Hebrew 14), the Revised Version margin "shovel."
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.
) To use the hands or fingers in toying; to make caressing strokes.
2. (v. i.) To dabble in water with hands or feet; to use a paddle, or something which serves as a paddle, in swimming, in paddling a boat, etc.
3. (v. t.) To pat or stroke amorously, or gently.
4. (v. t.) To propel with, or as with, a paddle or paddles.
5. (v. t.) To pad; to tread upon; to trample.
6. (n.) An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and boats.
7. (n.) The broad part of a paddle, with which the stroke is made; hence, any short, broad blade, resembling that of a paddle.
8. (n.) One of the broad boards, or floats, at the circumference of a water wheel, or paddle wheel.
9. (n.) A small gate in sluices or lock gates to admit or let off water; -- also called clough.
10. (n.) A paddle-shaped foot, as of the sea turtle.
11. (n.) A paddle-shaped implement for string or mixing.
12. (v. i.) See Paddle staff (b), below.
Strong's Hebrew3489. yathed -- a peg, pin...
, pin, stake. From an unused root meaning to pin through or fast; a
peg -- nail, paddle
, pin, stake. << 3488, 3489. yathed. 3490 >>. Strong's Numbers /hebrew/3489.htm - 6k
240. azen -- implements, tools
... weapon. From 'azan; a spade or paddle (as having a broad end) -- weapon. see
HEBREW 'azan. << 239, 240. azen. 241 >>. Strong's Numbers.
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