2186. zanach
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zanach: reject
Original Word: זָנַח
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: zanach
Phonetic Spelling: (zaw-nakh')
Short Definition: reject

I. זָנַח verb reject, spurn (perhaps compare Assyrian zinû, be angry, especially of gods Gu§ 105 ZimBP 23 ff.) —

Qal Perfect ׳ז Hosea 8:3,5; Lamentations 2:7; זָנַחְתָּ Psalm 44:10 2t.; suffix זְנַחְתָּ֑נִי Psalm 43:2; זְנַחְתָּנוּ Psalm 60:3; Psalm 60:12; Psalm 108:12; זְנַחְתִּים Zechariah 10:6; Imperfect יִזְנַח Psalm 77:8; Lamentations 3:31; תִּזְנַח Psalm 44:24 2t.; — reject, Israel rejects good Hosea 8:3; Samaria's calf rejects her Hosea 8:5 (others make ׳י subject; WeKl. Proph. reads אזנת I reject), elsewhere God rejects people Psalm 43:2; Psalm 60:3; Psalm 77:8; Psalm 88:15; Zechariah 10:6; לָנֶצַח Psalm 44:24; Psalm 74:1; לעולם Lamentations 3:31; ׳ולא תצא בצבאתינו ז Psalm 44:10; Psalm 60:12; Psalm 108:12; נַפְשִׁי מִשָּׁלוֺם Lamentations 3:17; king Psalm 89:39; altar Lamentations 2:7.

Hiph`il Perfect הִזְנִיחַ2Chronicles 29:19; suffix הִזְנִיחָם2Chronicles 11:14; 3 plural הֶאֶזְנִיחוּ Isaiah 19:6, see II. זנח; Imperfect יַזְנִיחֲךָ 1 Chronicles 28:9; — (late) reject (= earlier

Qal), Jeroboam rejects the Levites ׳מכהן לי2Chronicles 11:14; Ahaz the sacred vessels 2Chronicles 29:19; ׳י rejects Solomon 1 Chronicles 28:9.

II. [זָנַח] stink, emit stench (compare Arabic become rancid, of oil, etc., Lane); — only

Hiph`il Perfect3masculine plural הֶאֶזְנִיחוּ נְהָרוֺת rivers stink Isaiah 19:6 (read הִזְנִיחוּ Ges§ 53, 6 Ol§ 255 b Sta§ 420 ai. 293; but Ew§ 123 b De Di derive from elative אַזְנָח or אֶזְנָח).

cast away off, remove far away off

A primitive root meaning to push aside, i.e. Reject, forsake, fail -- cast away (off), remove far away (off).

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