6245. ashath
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ashath: shine
Original Word: עָשַׁת
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ashath
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-shath')
Short Definition: shine

I. [עָשַׁת] verb smooth or shiny (?), si vera lectio (compare עֶשֶׁת); — only

Qal Perfect3plural שָֽׁמְנוּ עָֽשְׁתוּ Jeremiah 5:28 (figurative) they have grown fat, they are smooth (or shine, from fat); doubtful word, Thes conjecture עָֽשְׁרוּ have grown rich (compare ᵐ5 ᵑ6 ᵑ7), so Gie (but וַיַּעֲשִׁירוּ precedes, Jeremiah 5:27).

II. [עָשַׁת] verb Hithpa`el think (Aramaism: Biblical Aramaic Participleעֲשִׁית, ᵑ7 אִתְעַשַּׁת); —

Hithpa`el Imperfect3masculine singular לָנוּ ׳יִתְעַשֵּׁת א Jonah 1:6 perhaps God will give a thought to us (compare חשׁב Psalm 40:18).

shine, think

A primitive root; probably to be sleek, i.e. Glossy; hence (through the idea of polishing) to excogitate (as if forming in the mind) -- shine, think.

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