atsah: to shutOriginal Word: עָצָהPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. rootDefinition
to shutNASB Translation
] verb shut
IV. shut eyes
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.