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אִישׁוֹן

Reinier de Blois

(1) noun m
(a) Parts: Creatures ‏אִישׁוֹן עַיִן, אִישׁוֹן בַּת־עַיִן‎
= center part of iris of eye, associated with care as this is a very sensitive part of the body that people are inclined to take proper care of  - apple of the eye  (DEU.32:10; PSA.17:8; PRO.7:2 ...) [show/hide contextual meanings]
(b) Referents of Time ‏אִישׁוֹן חֹשֶׁךְ, אִישׁוֹן לַיְלָה‎
literally: the center of night, darkness: = reference to the middle of the night when the darkness is deepest  - utter darkness, middle of the night, dead of night  (PRO.7:9a; 20:20b)

(a) MT NJPS NJB GNT CEV; RSV NIV GNT CEV אֱשׁוּן
(b) MT-K RSV NIV NJB NRSV REB; MT-Q NJPS GNT CEV אֱשׁוּן