BDB4122 [H3685]

II. כְּסִיל noun masculine Orion (relation to above √ obscure); — Amos 5:8; Job 9:9 also תְּפַתֵּחַ ׳משְׁכוֺת כ Job 38:31 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 כְּסִילֵיהֶם their Orions Isa 13:10, Orion and other constellations of the same brilliancy.

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