811. eshkol
Jump to: LexiconNasecBDBStrong's
eshkol: a cluster
Original Word: אֶשְׁכּוֹל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: eshkol
Phonetic Spelling: (esh-kole')
Short Definition: cluster

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
a cluster
NASB Translation
cluster (5), clusters (4).

אֶשְׁכּוֺל (אֶשְׁכֹּל Cant 7:8) noun masculineNumbers 13:23 cluster (Ethiopic , Arabic , Aramaic אִיתְכְּלָא; etymology dubious; Thes MV below √ שׁכל, but no suitable meaning proven; Sta§ 258; 300 derives from √ אשׁך with afformative ל) — ׳א absolute Numbers 13:24 +; construct Numbers 13:23 +; plural אַשְׁכֹּלוֺת Cant 7:8; construct אַשְׁכְּלֹת Deuteronomy 32:32, אֶשְׁכְּלוֺת Cant 7:9; suffix אַשְׁכְּלֹתֶיהָ Genesis 40:10; —

1 cluster of grapes, עֲנָבִים ׳א Numbers 13:23 compare Numbers 13:24; see also Genesis 40:10 הִבְשִׁילוּ עֲנָבִים ׳א its clusters ripened grapes; hence figurative of deeds of enemies of Israel, clusters of gall have they Deuteronomy 32:32 ("" עִנְבֵי רוֺשׁ); figurative of Israel Isaiah 65:8 ׳יִמָּצֵא הַתִּירוֺשׁ בְּא; Micah 7:1 אֵין אֶשְׁכּוֺל לֶאֱכוֺל figurative of desolation of Israel under Yahweh's judgment; Cant 7:9 in simile שָׁדַיִךְ כְּאֶשְׁכְּלוֺת הַגֶּפֶן compare Songs 7:8 (where Thes MV think of clusters of dates, see תָּמָר palm-tree, ib.)

2 cluster of henna-flowers, הַכֹּפֶר ׳א (see כפר), metaphor of the beloved one Songs 1:14. (compare GrünwaldIsrael. Letterbode, Amst., xi. 148 f.)

cluster of grapes

Or meshkol {esh-kole'}; probably prolonged from 'eshek; a bunch of grapes or other fruit -- cluster (of grapes).

see HEBREW 'eshek

Top of Page
Top of Page

Bible Apps.com