atam: to shut, shut upOriginal Word: אָטַםPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. rootDefinition
to shut, shut upNASB Translation
closes (1), latticed (2), shuts (1), shuttered (1), stops (2).
] verb shut, shut up
, compare אוֺטֶם stoppage
, Aramaic אֲטַם
; Arabic contract, stop
; Assyrian a‰amu
, in list of headgear, etc. = turban
? DlW, No. 155
Qal Participle active אֹטֵם Proverbs 17:28 2t.; passive אֲטֻמִים 1 Kings 6:4; אֲטֻמוֺת Ezekiel 40:16 2t.; — shut, stop, object lips Proverbs 17:28; ears Proverbs 21:13; Isaiah 33:15; passive = closed (i.e. narrowed, narrowing, compare ᵑ6 in Co) ׳חַלּוֺנוֺת א Ezekiel 40:16; Ezekiel 41:16,26; compare חַלּוֺנֵי שְׁקֻפִים אֲטֻמִים 1 Kings 6:4.
Hiph`il Imperfect id quod Qal יַאְטֵם Psalm 58:5 (jussive with sense of indicative, compare Dr§ 173 obs.) of adder, stopping ears, simile of wicked.
narrow, shut, stop
A primitive root; to close (the lips or ears); by analology to contract (a window by bevelled jambs) -- narrow, shut, stop.