678. atsil
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atsil: a side, corner, a chief
Original Word: אֲצִילֵי
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: atsil
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-tseel')
Short Definition: nobles

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as etsel
a side, corner, a chief
NASB Translation
nobles (1), remotest parts (1).

אָצִיל noun [masculine] side, corner, chief — plural construct אֲצִילֵי Exodus 24:11; suffix אֲצִילֶיהָ Isaiah 41:9; —

1 sides (borders) of earth Isaiah 41:9 ("" קצות); compare ׳ירכתי א Jeremiah 6:22 etc.

2 figurative nobles (perhaps as sides, supports, compare below מִּנּוֺת; so Ew Di but perhaps = noble — from be rooted, root, metaphor origin, stock — properly a man having a (known) origin, sprung from an ancient and famous stock; so Ges, compare LagBN 68) Exodus 24:11.

chief man, noble

From 'atsal (in its secondary sense of separation); an extremity (Isa. 41:9), also a noble -- chief man, noble.

see HEBREW 'atsal

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