Word Summary
edah: testimony, witness
Original Word: עֵדָה
Transliteration: edah
Phonetic Spelling: (ay-daw')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: testimony, witness
Meaning: testimony, witness
Strong's Concordance
testimony, witness

Feminine of ed in its techn. Sense; testimony -- testimony, witness. Compare edah.

see HEBREW ed

see HEBREW edah


H5713. edah

II. עֵדָהnoun feminine testimony, witness, of things (only E); — Genesis 21:30; 31:52; Joshua 24:27 (twice in verse) (J uses עֵד‎ for feminine things). — I. עֵדָה‎ see יעד‎.

III. [עֵדָה‎] noun feminine only plural ᵑ0testimonies (always of laws as divine testimonies or solemn charges); — plural absolute עֵדֹתDeuteronomy 4:45; 6:20; suffix (of ׳י‎), עְדֹתִיPsalm 132:12 (Ges§ 91n.), עֵדֹתָיוDeuteronomy 6:17; Psalm 25:10; 99:7; 119:2, עֵדוֺתָיו78:56; עֵדֹתֶיךָ93:5; 119:22; 119:24; 119:46; 119:59; 119:79; 119:95; 119:119; 119:125; 119:138; 119:146; 119:152; 119:167; 119:168 (ᵑ0‎ pointing artificial, derived probably from עֵדוּת‎, reading עֵדֻת‎ for עֵדֹת‎, or regarding עֵדֹת‎ as contracted from עֵדְוֺת‎, plural of עֵדוּת‎ [Sta§ 320 b SS Buhl]; see also DrDeuteronomy 4:45; 4:45; 6:17, 20 are redactional).