Word Summary
gazith: a cutting, hewing
Original Word: גָּזִית
Transliteration: gazith
Phonetic Spelling: (gaw-zeeth')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: a cutting, hewing
Meaning: something cut, dressed stone
Strong's Concordance
hewed, hewn stone, wrought

From gazah; something cut, i.e. Dressed stone -- hewed, hewn stone, wrought.

see HEBREW gazah


H1496. gazith

גָּזִיתnoun feminine a cutting, hewingגָּזִיתExodus 20:25 10t., always absolute; — hewing, ג ׳אַבְנֵי‎ = hewn stones (building-stones) 1 Kings 5:31; 1 Chronicles 22:2; Ezekiel 40:42 (for tables), compare ג כְּמִדּוֺת יְקָרוֺת ׳אֲבָנִים1 Kings 7:9, 11 (but Klo strike out as gloss, compare ᵐ5‎); also without אבני‎ = hewn stones Exodus 20:25 (altar) Amos 5:11 (ג ׳בָּֽתֵּי‎) Isaiah 9:9 (opposed to לְבֵנִים‎); ג ׳טוּרֵי1 Kings 6:36, ג ׳טוּרִים7:12; also Lamentations 3:9 בְּג דַּרְכִּי ׳גָּדַר‎.

גִּזָּה‎ see below גזז‎. below