BDB6265 [H5777]

עֹפֶרֶת noun masculineJer 6:29 (si vera lectio Qr) lead (√ dubious; probably foreign word; compare ᵑ7 אֲבָרָא lead, Syriac , and (asAramaic loan-word) Arabic [see Dozy], Frä152; perhaps also Assyrian abaru, a metal, magnesite according to HilprAssyriaca i (1894), 80 ff. Hptib. 83); — ׳כִּכַּר ע Zech 5:7 a round weight (disc) of lead, ׳אֶבֶןהָֿעו vZech 5:5 with other metals (see בְּדִיל) : ׳עוֺ Ezek 22:18; Ezek 22:20; Ezek 27:12 הָעֹפָ֑רֶת Num 31:22 (P); ׳עֹפ also Job 19:24 (with which chiselled letters are filled according to Di and most; Bu reads ׳בְּע in [a tablet of] lead); also (as flux) Jer 6:29 (reading Qr; so Gf Co; emendation Gie); ׳עוֺ in simile Exod 15:10 (song).

עֵפָ֫תָה see עֵיפָה below II. עוף. עֵץ see II.עצה.

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