Word Summary
zinneb: to cut off or smite the tail
Original Word: זָנַב
Transliteration: zinneb
Phonetic Spelling: (zaw-nab')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to cut off or smite the tail
Meaning: to curtail, cut off the rear
Strong's Concordance
curtail, smite the hindmost

A primitive root meaning to wag; used only as a denominative from zanab; to curtail, i.e. Cut off the rear -- smite the hindmost.

see HEBREW zanab


H2179. zinneb

[זִנֵּב‎] verbdenominative Pi`el cut off, or smite, the tail, only figurative, of hostile attack in war; Perfect consecutive 2 masculine plural וְזִנַּבְתֶּםJoshua 10:19 (followed by אֹתָם‎); Imperfect3masculine singular כָּלהַֿנֶּחֱשָׁלִים בְּךָ וַיְזַנֵּבDeuteronomy 25:18; in both = attack or smite in the rear.