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אַגְמוֹן

Reinier de Blois

(1) noun m | ‏ אֲגַם
(a) Plants
= plant with flexible stems, growing in rivers and marshes; Scirpus; produces much smoke when burning and used for making ropes (FF 171,174); associated with humility  - rush; bulrush  (JOB.41:12a; ISA.58:5)
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(b) Plants > Classes ‏כִּפָּה וְאַגְמוֹן‎ | ‏ רֹאשׁ וְזָנָב
literally: palm branch and reed; hence: = people of all layers in the society, including those belonging to the nobility (i.e. the palm branch) and those that are part of the lower classes (i.e. the reed)  - junco  (ISA.9:13; 23:15)
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(c) Cords
= cord; probably made out of rush fibers; used by hunters  - rope  (JOB.40:26) [show/hide contextual meanings]

(a) HOTTP-C RSV NIV NRSV GNT; NJPS NJB CEV "boiling" REB "fanned to full heat" = אֹגֵם; other renderings permitted by HOTTP: "perfume-pan" and "burning"