2885. tabbaath
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tabbaath: signet ring, ring, signet
Original Word: טַבַּ֫עַת
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: tabbaath
Phonetic Spelling: (tab-bah'-ath)
Short Definition: rings

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from taba
signet ring, ring, signet
NASB Translation
finger rings (1), ring (2), rings (37), signet ring (7), signet rings (2).

טַבַּ֫עַת noun feminine signet, signet-ring, ring (on formation see LagBN 88; Assyrian ‰imbu°u, seal-ring, Muss-Arnl.c.) — absolute טַבַּעַת Exodus 26:24 3t.; construct id. Esther 3:12 3t.; טַבַּעְתּוֺ Genesis 41:42 2t.; plural absolute טַבָּעוֺת Isaiah 3:1; Exodus 28:23; טַבָּעֹת Exodus 25:12 (twice in verse) + 14 t. construct טַבְּעוֺת Exodus 28:23 2t.; טַבְּעֹת Exodus 25:12 12t.; suffix טַבְּעֹתָ֯ו Exodus 28:28; Exodus 39:21; טַבְּעֹתֵיהֶם Exodus 26:29; טַבְּעֹתָם Exodus 36:34; —

1 signet-ring, of king, taken from his hand and given as token of authority Genesis 41:42 (E), Esther 3:10; Esther 8:2; used in sealing official missives Esther 3:12; Esther 8:8 (twice in verse); Esther 8:10 (verb חָתַם).

2 ring, as ornament Isaiah 3:21; as gift for sacred purposed Exodus 35:22; Numbers 31:50 (both P).

3 most often (only in Exodus) of rings for staves of ark, for curtains, for ephod, and other sacred furniture Exodus 25:12 (3 t. in verse) + 35 t. in Exodus (all P).


From taba'; properly, a seal (as sunk into the wax), i.e. Signet (for sealing); hence (generally) a ring of any kind -- ring.

see HEBREW taba'

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