6095. atsah
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atsah: to shut
Original Word: עָצָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: atsah
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-tsaw')
Short Definition: winks

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to shut
NASB Translation
winks (1).

I. [עָצָה] verb shut (Arabic ( and ) IV. shut eyes; Ethiopic : shut door); —

Qal Participle active עֹצֶה עֵינָיו Proverbs 16:30 he that shuts his eyes (SS compare עצּם [Isaiah 29:10], which Gr reads).

II. עצה (√ of following; meaning dubious; compare Sabean עצֿם wood DHMZMG xxxvii (1883), 341, 412, Arabic , originally noun of individual meaning of large, thorny trees (see Lane; also NöGGA 1862, 544; ZMG xxxii (1878), 406 LagBN 158 f.); Ethiopic : tree, wood; Assyrian iƒ(ƒ)u; Phoenician עץ wood; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Aramaic אָע (initial א by dissimilation); BaNB §2,c.1 thinks originally biliteral).


A primitive root; properly, to fasten (or make firm), i.e. To close (the eyes) -- shut.

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