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אוֹב

Reinier de Blois

(1) noun m
(a) Containers
= container made of a goatskin the outer side of which has been turned inside; used for storing wine; known to be able to burst when too full of new wine  - wineskin  (JOB.32:19)
     Storage [show/hide contextual meanings]
(2) noun m
(a) Deities ‏אוֹב וְיִדְּעֹנִי‎ | ‏ יִדְּעֹנִי
= spirit of a dead person, speaking with a voice that seems to come from deep inside the earth; who is able to give advice on how to handle a difficult situation or predict what its outcome will be; forbidden in law of Moses; always occurs in the expression אוֹב וְיִדְּעֹנִי , suggesting a hendiadys meaning: "one experienced in communication with the spirits of the dead"; if not a hendiadys the sense may be: "spirits of the dead and those who contact them"  - spirit of the dead  (LEV.19:31; 3:6; 3:27 ...)
     Magic ; Law [show/hide contextual meanings]
(b) Deities > People ‏אוֹב, בַּעֲלַת אוֹב‎ | ‏ יִדְּעֹנִי
= woman who is said to be able to communicate with spirits of the deceased  - (female) medium  (1SA.28:3,7,7 ...)
     Magic ; Law