1706. debash
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debash: honey
Original Word: דְּבָשׁ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: debash
Phonetic Spelling: (deb-ash')
Short Definition: honey

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
NASB Translation
honey (52), honeycomb* (2).

דְּבַשׁ54 noun masculine1Samuel 14:29 honey (named from colour according to Fl NHWBi. 430; Arabic () date-honey; Late Hebrew דְּבַשׁ, Aramaic דּובשא, , , honey both of fruits and of bees; compare also Assyrian dišpu COTGloss ZimBP 84 DlPr 70) — absolute ׳ד Genesis 43:11 33t.; דְּבָ֑שׁ Exodus 3:8 18t.; suffix דִּבְשִׁי Songs 5:1; — honey, product of bees, used as food Judges 14:8,9,18 (in lion's carcass); found in (clefts of) rock Deuteronomy 32:13 (מִסֶּלַע ׳ד, in song, J E), Psalm 81:17 (׳מִצּוּר ד); in woods, on ground 1 Samuel 14:25 (עלפֿני השׂדה) 1 Samuel 14:26 (׳הֵלֶךְ ד; but read rather הָלַךְ דְּבֹרוֺ its bees had departed, We Dr after ᵐ5) 1 Samuel 14:29; 1 Samuel 14:43; transported in jar or bottle ׳בַּקְבֻּק ד 1 Kings 14:3; contribution to priests and Levites 2Chronicles 31:5; "" חֶמְאָה 2 Samuel 17:29; Isaiah 7:15,22 (in last two the being limited to such food is apparently token of destitution); kept in store Jeremiah 41:8; a choice gift Genesis 43:11 (J); article of trade Ezekiel 27:17 (in these two perhaps = grape syrup, modern dibs, compare Di Genesis 43:11 see RobBR ii. 81); forbidden as burnt offering Leviticus 2:11 ("" שְׂאֹר); honey comb = ׳יַעְרַת הַדּ 1 Samuel 14:27 (compare יַעְרִי Songs 5:1); also ׳צוּף ד Proverbs 16:24 (compare נֹפֶת צופים Psalm 19:11); most often in phrase describing abundance in land of Canaan ׳אֶרֶץ זָבַת חָלָב וּד Exodus 3:8,17; Exodus 13:5; Exodus 33:3 (all J E) Leviticus 20:24 (H) Numbers 13:27; Numbers 14:8; Numbers 16:18,14 (all J E) Deuteronomy 6:3; Deuteronomy 11:9; Deuteronomy 26:9,15; Deuteronomy 27:3; Deuteronomy 31:20 (all D) Joshua 5:6 (D) Jeremiah 11:5; Jeremiah 32:22; Ezekiel 20:6,15; compare Deuteronomy 8:8; 2 Kings 18:32 (of land of captivity, words of the Rabshak); see also Ezekiel 16:13,19; Job 20:17 וְחֶמְאָה ׳נַחֲלֵי ד; honey, used to illustrate moral teachings Proverbs 24:13 ("" נֹפֶת), Proverbs 25:16,27 (danger of surfeit); simile of sweetness of taste Ezekiel 3:3 (the roll), compare כְּצַמִּיחִת ׳בִּד Exodus 16:31 (P; description of manna); of sweetness of the law Psalm 19:11 ("" נֹפֶת צוּפִים) compare Psalm 119:103; (of pleasant words Proverbs 16:24 compare above); sweetness of lips וְחָלָב ׳ד Songs 4:11; figurative of love דִּבְשִׁי Songs 5:1 ("" יַעְרִי, יֵינִי, חֲלָבִי).


From an unused root meaning to be gummy; honey (from its stickiness); by analogy, syrup -- honey((-comb)).

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