6776. tsemed
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tsemed: a couple, pair
Original Word: צֶ֫מֶד
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: tsemed
Phonetic Spelling: (tseh'-med)
Short Definition: pair

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from tsamad
a couple, pair
NASB Translation
acre (1), acres (1), couple (1), pair (3), pairs (3), team (1), together (1), two (1), yoke (3).

צֶ֫מֶד noun masculine1Kings 19:19 couple, pair; — ׳צ construct Judges 19:3 +; suffix צִמְדּוֺ Jeremiah 51:23; plural צְמָדִים 1 Kings 19:19; 2 Kings 9:25 (but see below); construct צִמְדֵּי Isaiah 5:10 (Ges§ 93m); —

1 couple, pair, usually of animals, חֲמֹרִים ׳צ Judges 19:3,10; 2 Samuel 16:1; בָּקָר (הַ) ׳צ span of oxen 1 Samuel 11:7; 1 Kings 19:21, plural of more than one span 1 Kings 19:19 (ploughing), Job 1:3; Job 42:12; צֶמֶד מְּרָדִים 2 Kings 5:17; מָּרָשִׁים ׳צ Isaiah 21:7,9 a pair of horsemen; plural also of one pair of riders 2 Kings 9:25 (but read probably צֶמֶד, so Kit); ׳צ alone = span (of oxen) Jeremiah 51:23.

2 a measure of land (only square measure in OT) like acre; originally apparently what a span can plough (in a day; see NowArchaeology i. 202 BenzArchaeology 208; compare modern faddan, = what, can be ploughed in a season SchumacherZPV xii (1889), 163 f., Across Jordan 22, or in a day BergheimPEQ, 1894, 192, Ency. Bib.ACRE), שָׂדֶה ׳צ 1 Samuel 14:14 (on text see Dr HPS); צִמְדֵּיכֶֿרֶם Isaiah 5:10.

acre, couple, together, two donkeys, yoke of oxen

A yoke or team (i.e. Pair); hence, an acre (i.e. Day's task for a yoke of cattle to plough) -- acre, couple, X together, two (donkeys), yoke (of oxen).

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