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'eben

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   68  
Original WordWord Origin
!bafrom the root of (01129) through the meaning to build
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
'ebenTWOT - 9
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
eh'-ben   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. stone (large or small)
    1. common stone (in natural state)
    2. stone, as material
      1. of tablets
      2. marble, hewn stones
    3. precious stones, stones of fire
    4. stones containing metal (ore), tool for work or weapon
    5. weight
    6. plummet (stones of destruction) also made of metal
    7. stonelike objects, eg hailstones, stony heart, ice
    8. sacred object, as memorial Samuel set up to mark where God helped Israel to defeat the Philistines
    9. (simile)
      1. sinking in water, motionlessness
      2. strength, firmness, solidity
      3. commonness
    10. (metaph)
      1. petrified with terror
      2. perverse, hard heart
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 260
another 1, charm* 1, cornerstone* 1, death 1, differing weights 3, hailstones* 4, jeweler* 1, lapis lazuli* 1, line* 1, plumb line 1, plumb* 1, rock 2, rocks 1, slingstones* 1, stone 106, stonecutters* 1, stonemasons* 1, stones 125, weight 4, weights 3
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis13
Exodus25
Leviticus9
Numbers5
Deuteronomy19
Joshua20
Judges3
1 Samuel10
2 Samuel7
1 Kings18
2 Kings6
1 Chronicles7
2 Chronicles13
Nehemiah3
Job11
Psalms3
Proverbs9
Ecclesiastes2
Isaiah10
Jeremiah6
Lamentations2
Ezekiel16
Daniel1
Micah2
Habakkuk2
Haggai1
Zechariah8


Total231
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for 'eben". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .