הצית

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Hebrew[edit]

Verb[edit]

הִצִּית (hitsít) (hif'íl construction)

  1. light, kindle, start (a fire)
    • Jeremiah 11:16:
      זַיִת רַעֲנָן יְפֵה פְרִי־תֹאַר קָרָא ה׳ שְׁמֵךְ לְקֹול ׀ הֲמוּלָּה גְדֹלָה הִצִּית אֵשׁ עָלֶיהָ וְרָעוּ דָּלִיֹּותָיו׃
      zayit ra'anan y'fe pri-toar kara H' sh'mekh l'kol hamula g'dola hitzit esh aleiha v'ra'u daliyotav:
      The LORD called thy name, A green olive tree, fair, and of goodly fruit: with the noise of a great tumult he hath kindled fire upon it, and the branches of it are broken.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Authorized King James translation (1611).