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אבל
אבן
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***‎ v15 (so also v14 Ew Th We Klo Dr), 1 K 1520 2 K 1529; = *‎ 2 Ch 164 (= Abil el Ḳamḥ, wheat-meadow NW. of Dan & S. of Mutulleh RobBR III.372). 3. **n.pr.loc. (= acacia-meadow) in lowlands of Moab Nu 3349; = *‎ Nu 251 Mi 65 (=Tel Kefrein (?) Tristr & Merrill PESoc. 4th Statement, 89). 4. **n.pr.loc. (= vineyard-meadow) in Ammon Ju 1133 (v. Euseb. Ἀβελαμπελων). 5. **n.pr.loc. (= dance-meadow) Ju 722 1 K 412; Elisha's birthplace 1916 (v. Euseb. Ἀβελμαελαι). 6. **n.pr.loc. (= meadow of Egypt, i.e. fertile as Egypt ?) E. of Jordan Gn 5011 (where interpr. as if **‎, so G V; v. Di).

אֲבׇל adv. 1. in older Heb. with an asservative force, verily, of a truth Gn 4221 2 S 145 1 K 143 2 K 414, with a slight advers. force, nay, but Gn 1719 (P). 2. in late Heb. as a decided adversative, howbeit, but Dn 107.21 Ezr 1013 2 Ch 14 193 3317 (cf. Ar. بَلْof a truth, sometimes, from the context, nay rather Qor 282.94.110.129.149.165.261 3143 452 etc.)

III. אבל (cf. Ar. أَبِلٌable to manage camels, fr. إبِلٌ‎, coll., Sab. *camel DHMZMG 1883,329).

אוֹבִיל‎ n.pr.m. (? camel-driver), overseer of David's camels 1 Ch 2730.

אֻבִל, אוּבָל v. יבל‎.

אֶבֶן274 n.f. Gn 29,2 (m.1 S 17,40?) stone (As. abnu, = the sharp, projecting ? v. DlW,Pr107; Ph. *‎; Aram. *‎, (Symbol missinglanguage characters); Eth. (Symbol missinglanguage characters) Sab. [אבנ[ם]‎ DHMZMG 1863,511)*‎ abs. Gn 2822 + ; *‎ 113 + ; cstr. 4924 + ; sf. *‎ 2 K 325; *‎ Gn 3146 + , etc.;—a stone (large or small). 1. in natural state, used as pillow Gn 2811.18 (E); seat Ex 1712 (E); cover of well Gn 292.3.3.8.10 (J); causing one to stumble Is 814; marring good ground 2 K 319.25; hand-missile Ex 2118 (JE) Nu 3517.23 (P) 2 S 166.13, esp. in judicial stoning, with vb. *‎ Lv 202.27 2422 Nu 1410 1535.36 Jos 725n (all P), so also Dt 2121 2 Ch 2421 Ez 1640 2347; cf. 1 K 1218 = 2 Ch 1018; with vb. *‎ Dt 1311 175 2221.24 1 K 2118; also Jos 725b (JE or D) ; sling-stones Ju 2016 1 S 1740.49.49.50 2 Ch 2614; hurled by engines 2 Ch 2615; set up for inscribing law Dt 272.4.8 Jos 832 (all D) ; as memorial Jos 43.5.6.7.8.9.20.21 (JED) 1 S 712; as sacred pillar (*‎) Gn 2819 3514 (anointed with oil), 2832 (= *‎) cf. *‎ (*‎) *‎ Gn 4924 (v. Di); as witness 3145 cf. Jos 2424.27 (all JE); pl. gathered into heap (*‎) over dead, Jos 726 (v. Di) 826 cf. 1018.27 (JE) 2 S 1817; *‎ on which meal was eaten, in a compact Gn 3146.46 (JE); built into altar Ex 2025 Dt 275.6 (JED) Jos 831 1 K 1851.32.38; cf. 2 K 2315 G Klo (for *‎); of figured stone (forbidden) **‎ Lv 261 (H); **‎ where ark rested 1 S 614.15 also v18 (MT *‎ q.v.); (v. for other note-worthy stones 9. infr.) 2. stone, as material, of tablets Ex 2412 3118 341 (pI.) v 4.4 (JE) Dt 413 519 99.10.11 101.3; of vessels, hence prob. Ex 719 (P; *‎=vessels of stone ‖ *‎) v. Di; idols (‖ *‎) Dt 428 2856.64 2916 2 K 1918 = Is 3719; also Je 39 Ez 2032; pavement 2 K 1617; edifice 1 K 67 cf. Gn 113; also 2 S 511 2 K 1213 1 Ch 2215; oft. pl. of (worked) stones Lv 1440.42.42.43.45 (P ; in wall of house) 2 K 226 + , cf. of city­-wall Ne 335; of (ruined) city 1 K 1522 Ne 334; tomb Is 1419; **‎ (costly building-stones) 1 K 531 79.10.11 (v. also sub 3) ; **‎ = marble (v. G) 1 Ch 292; **‎ = hewn stones 1 K 531 1 Ch 222 Ez 4042 (for altar-­tables), —cf. *‎; **‎ 2 K 1213 226 2 Ch 3411; foundation-stone, corner-stone Is 2816 Je 5125 Jb 386 ψ 11822; cap-stone, completing the building, **‎ Zc 47 (but v. **ψ 11822 as above), Zc 39 upon one stone seven eyes, prob. refers to this cap- or head-stone; the eyes are symbol of God's watchfulness; perhaps explaining cup-stones found in Orient, v. GutheZPV 1890, 129; stone-cutters **‎ 2 S 511 1 Ch 2215; **‎ 2 K 1213 cf. 1 Ch 222. 3. precious stone, gen. with modifying word **‎ coll. 2 S 1230 1 K 102 + oft. (v. 2); **‎ Gn 212 (J) cf. Ex 257 289 359.27 396 (P) 1 Ch 292; **‎ Ex 257 359.27 cf. 1 Ch 292; **‎ Ez 126 101; **‎ Is 5412; **ib.; ***‎ 1 Ch 292; **‎ Pr 178; on **‎ (stones of fire) Ez 2814.16 as precious stones = As. aban išâti (?) v. DlPa113 & W40; but Sm al. thunderbolts; also without distinctive modifier Ex 257 359; **‎ engraver in stone Ex 2811 cf. 315 3533 (P). †4. stones containing metal, = ore, Dt 89 (v. Di) Jb 282 cf. v3. †5. a weight, as orig. stone (v. Pr 278 cf. Eng. weight stone = 14 lb) *‎ Pr 1611 (cf. As. DlW38) ; **‎ 2 S 1426 (i.e. acc. to royal standard ; cf. COT Gn 23,16) ; **‎ Dt 2513 Pr 2010.23 (i.e. different weights, for dishonest use) ; ***‎ Mi 611; just weights *‎ Lv 1986; **‎ Pr 111; hence also heavy mass of metal (lead) Zc 58. †6. plummet Is 3411 (stones of devastation, or emptiness, cf. on sense 2 K 2118 Am 77.8); also made of metal **‎ Zc 410 (conversely plummet fr. plumbum). †7. objects like stones; partic. hail, explicitly, **‎ Jos 1011 cf. Is 3080; **‎ Ez 1311.18 3822; but also *