Word Summary
etsel: a joining together, proximity
Original Word: אֵצֶל
Transliteration: etsel
Phonetic Spelling: (ay'-tsel)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a joining together, proximity
Meaning: a joining together, proximity
Strong's Concordance
at, hard by, beside, near unto, toward, with

From 'atsal (in the sense of joining); a side; (as a preposition) near -- at, (hard) by, (from) (beside), near (unto), toward, with. See also Beyth ha-'etsel.

see HEBREW 'atsal

see HEBREW Beyth ha-'etsel


H681. etsel

I. אֵ֫צֶל61 substantive conjunction, proximity; with suffix אֶצְלוֺ אֶצְלִי,‎ etc.; only used as a

preposition a. (as an implicit accusative) in proximity to (as though LagBN 68), beside: Genesis 39:10, 15; 41:3 and stood הַמַּרוֺת אֵצֶלbeside the kine, 1 Samuel 5:2 דָּגוֺן אֵצֶלbeside Dagon, 1 Kings 13:24-25, 21:1; Proverbs 8:30; Ezekiel 1:15, 19; 33:30; 39:15; often in phrase (׳מ ׳י‎) הַמִּזְבֵּחַ אֵצֶלLeviticus 1:16; 6:3; Deuteronomy 16:21; 1 Kings 2:29; Amos 2:8 +; of a locality (compare II. אֵת2) Deuteronomy 11:30 beside the terebinths of Moreh, 1 Kings 1:9; 4:12; Jeremiah 41:17. After a verb of motion (late) Daniel 8:7, 17; compare 2 Chronicles 28:15 b.

b. with מֵאֵצֶל מִן,from proximity to, from beside (compare מֵעִם מֵאֵת,‎): 1 Samuel 20:41 (read with הָאַרְגָּב מֵאֵצֶל ᵐ5from beside the mound); Ezekiel 40:7 contiguous to, beside (מִן3c); with suffix 1 Samuel 17:30 מֵאֶצְלוֺ וַיָּסָב‎ and he turned about from beside him, 1 Kings 3:20; 20:36; Ezekiel 10:16.