From the same as H1730
, the youngest son of Jesse.
A primitive root; to hear
intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
in the wilderness
in the sense of driving
; a pasture
(that is, open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication a desert
; also speech
(including its organs).
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal
relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
The same as H5036
, an Israelite.
A primitive root (akin to H1468
); to cut
off; specifically to shear
a flock, or shave
the hair; figuratively to destroy
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814
Count - 5386
Apparently contracted from H0226
in the demonstrative sense of entity
; properly self
(but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even
From an unused root meaning to migrate
; a collective name for a flock
(of sheep or goats); also figuratively (of men).
1 Samuel 25:4-9
_ _ Nabal did shear his sheep, and David sent out ten young men, etc. David and his men lurked in these deserts, associating with the herdsmen and shepherds of Nabal and others and doing them good offices, probably in return for information and supplies obtained through them. Hence when Nabal held his annual sheep-shearing in Carmel, David felt himself entitled to share in the festival and sent a message, recounting his own services and asking for a present. “In all these particulars we were deeply struck with the truth and strength of the biblical description of manners and customs almost identically the same as they exist at the present day. On such a festive occasion, near a town or village, even in our own time, an Arab sheik of the neighboring desert would hardly fail to put in a word either in person or by message; and his message, both in form and substance, would be only a transcript of that of David” [Robinson].
1 Samuel 25:4
Shear sheep Which times were celebrated with feasting.
- did shear:
Genesis 38:13 And it was told Tamar, saying, Behold thy father in law goeth up to Timnath to shear his sheep.
2 Samuel 13:23 And it came to pass after two full years, that Absalom had sheepshearers in Baalhazor, which [is] beside Ephraim: and Absalom invited all the king's sons.
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