Perhaps from an unused root meaning to stand
out, or exist
; used adverbially or as a copula for the substantive verb (H1961
); there is
(or any other form of the verb to be
, as may suit the connection).
; (moral) evil
in my tongue?
; the tongue
(of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking, eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame, a cove of water).
; a primitive particle; not
(the simple or abstract negation); by implication no
; often used with other particles.
Probably from H2496
in the sense of tasting
; properly the palate
or inside of the mouth; hence the mouth
itself (as the organ of speech, taste and kissing).
A primitive root; to separate
mentally (or distinguish
), that is, (generally) understand
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
(in the sense of eagerly coveting
upon; by implication of falling
; also ruin
_ _ Will you say that my guilt lies in the organ of speech, and will you call it to account? or, Is it that my taste (palate) or discernment is not capable to form a judgment of perverse things? Is it thus you will explain the fact of my having no consciousness of guilt? [Umbreit].
Is there Consider if there be any untruth or iniquity in what I have already said, or shall farther speak. Taste My judgment, which judgeth of words and actions, as the palate doth of meats.
Job 33:8-12 Surely thou hast spoken in mine hearing, and I have heard the voice of [thy] words, [saying], ... Behold, [in] this thou art not just: I will answer thee, that God is greater than man.
Job 42:3-6 Who [is] he that hideth counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered that I understood not; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not. ... Wherefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.
Job 6:6 Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? or is there [any] taste in the white of an egg?
Job 12:11 Doth not the ear try words? and the mouth taste his meat?
Job 34:3 For the ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth meat.
Hebrews 5:14 But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, [even] those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
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