A primitive root; to scratch, that is, (by implication) to engrave, plough; hence (from the use of tools) to fabricate (of any material); figuratively to devise (in a bad sense); hence (from the idea of secrecy) to be silent, to letalone; hence (by implication) to bedeaf (as an accompaniment of dumbness)
KJV Usage: X altogether, cease, conceal, be deaf, devise, ear, graven, imagine, leave off speaking, hold peace, plow (-er, -man), be quiet, rest, practise secretly, keep silence, be silent, speak not a word, be still, hold tongue, worker.
1. to cut in, plough, engrave, devise a. (Qal) 1. to cut in, engrave 2. to plough 3. to devise b. (Niphal) to be ploughed c. (Hiphil) to plot evil 2. to be silent, be dumb, be speechless, be deaf a. (Qal) 1. to be silent 2. to be deaf b. (Hiphil) 1. to be silent, keep quiet 2. to make silent 3. to be deaf, show deafness c. (Hithpael) to remain silent
Origin: a primitive root
Parts of Speech: Verb