Word Summary
zanab: tail, end, stump
Original Word: זָנָב
Transliteration: zanab
Phonetic Spelling: (zaw-nawb')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: tail, end, stump
Meaning: tail, end, stump
Strong's Concordance

From zanab (in the original sense of flapping); the tail (literally or figuratively) -- tail.

see HEBREW zanab


H2180. zanab

זָנָבnoun masculineJudges 15:4 tail, also (figurative) end, stump (Late Hebrew id., Assyrian zibbatu HomNS 368, Ethiopic Arabic , Aramaic , דַּנְבָּא דּוּנְבָּא,‎) — ׳ז‎ absolute 15:4 (twice in verse) + 5 t.; suffix זְנָבוֺJob 40:17; plural זְנָבוֺתJudges 15:4; construct זַנְבוֺתIsaiah 7:4; —

1. a. tail of fox Judges 15:4 (3 t. in verse), of serpent Exodus 4:4 (J), of hippopotamus Job 40:17;

b. figurative of common people, opposed to rulers Isaiah 9:13; 19:15 (in both, וְזָנָב ראֹשׁ‎, "" וְאַגְמוֺן כִּמָּה‎; 9:14 is incorrect gloss); of subject-people (opposed to ראֹשׁ‎) Deuteronomy 28:13, 44.

2 end, stump (of firebrand, אוּד‎) in metaphor Isaiah 7:4.