3685. Kesil
Lexical Summary
Kesil: a heavenly constellation
Original Word: כְּסִיל
Transliteration: Kesil
Phonetic Spelling: (kes-eel')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a heavenly constellation
Meaning: any notable constellation, Orion
Strong's Concordance
constellation, Orion

The same as kciyl; any notable constellation; specifically Orion (as if a burly one) -- constellation, Orion.

see HEBREW kciyl


H3685. Kesil

II. כְּסִילnoun masculine Orion (relation to above √ obscure); — Amos 5:8; Job 9:9; also כ ׳משְׁכוֺת תְּפַתֵּחַ38:31 the cords of Orion wilt (canst) thou let out ? (apparently some mythological allusion, see Di Che, to giant bound in skies; compare Homer 'Ωρίωνα δοκεύει, and σθέηος Ὠρίωνος); both times associated with the Pleiades; suffix כְּסִילֵיהֶםtheir Orions Isaiah 13:10, Orion and other constellations of the same brilliancy.


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