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Strongs Number: H68


Hebrew Word
אֶבֶן
Transliteration
ʼeben
Phonetic
eh'-ben
Part of Speech
Noun Feminine
Strongs Definition

a stone

BDB Definition

1. stone (large or small)

a. common stone (in natural state)

b. stone, as material

1. of tablets

2. marble, hewn stones

c. precious stones, stones of fire

d. stones containing metal (ore), tool for work or weapon

e. weight

f. plummet (stones of destruction) also made of metal

g. stonelike objects, eg hailstones, stony heart, ice

h. sacred object, as memorial Samuel set up to mark where God helped Israel to defeat the Philistines

i. (simile)

1. sinking in water, motionlessness

2. strength, firmness, solidity

3. commonness

j. (metaph)

1. petrified with terror

2. perverse, hard heart

Origin
From the root of H1129 through the {meaning} to build
Bible Usage
+ {carbuncle} + {mason} + {plummet} {[chalk-} {hail-} {bead-} sling-] stone ({-ny}) (divers) weight (-s).