איתן

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

אֵיתָן (etán)

  1. Ethan

Proper noun[edit]

אֵיתָן

  1. strong, firm, enduring, permanent
    • Numbers 24:21:
      וַיַּרְא֙ אֶת־הַקֵּינִ֔י וַיִּשָּׂ֥א מְשָׁלֹ֖ו וַיֹּאמַ֑ר אֵיתָן֙ מֹֽושָׁבֶ֔ךָ וְשִׂ֥ים בַּסֶּ֖לַע קִנֶּֽךָ׃
      Then he saw the Kenites and spoke his message: “Your dwelling place is secure, your nest is set in a rock;" (NIV)
  2. ever-flowing, running (as water)
    • Deuteronomy 21:4:
      וְהֹורִ֡דוּ זִקְנֵי֩ הָעִ֨יר הַהִ֤וא אֶת־הָֽעֶגְלָה֙ אֶל־נַ֣חַל אֵיתָ֔ן אֲשֶׁ֛ר לֹא־יֵעָבֵ֥ד בֹּ֖ו וְלֹ֣א יִזָּרֵ֑עַ וְעָֽרְפוּ־שָׁ֥ם אֶת־הָעֶגְלָ֖ה בַּנָּֽחַל׃
      and lead it down to a valley that has not been plowed or planted and where there is a flowing stream. There in the valley they are to break the heifer's neck. (NIV)

Etymology 2[edit]

Preposition[edit]

איתן (itán) (m איתם)

  1. Excessive spelling of אִתָּן: form of אֶת (ét) including third-person feminine plural personal pronoun as object: with them.

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