Word Summary
ophereth: lead (a metal)
Original Word: עוֹפֶרֶת
Transliteration: ophereth
Phonetic Spelling: (o-feh'-reth)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: lead (a metal)
Meaning: lead (a metal)
Strong's Concordance

Or mophereth {o-feh'-reth}; feminine participle active of aphar; lead (from its dusty color) -- lead.

see HEBREW aphar


H5777. ophereth

עֹפֶרֶתnoun masculineJeremiah 6:29 (si vera lectio Qr) lead (√ dubious; probably foreign word; compare אֲבָרָא ᵑ7‎ lead, Syriac , and (asAramaic loan-word) Arabic [see Dozy], Frä152; perhaps also Assyrian abaru, a metal, magnesite according to HilprAssyriaca i (1894), 80 ff. Hptib. 83); — ע ׳כִּכַּרZechariah 5:7 a round weight (disc) of lead, ׳אֶבֶןהָֿעו5:5; with other metals (see בְּדִיל‎) : ׳עוֺEzekiel 22:18, 20; 27:12 הָעֹפָ֑רֶתNumbers 31:22 (P); ׳עֹפ‎ also Job 19:24 (with which chiselled letters are filled according to Di and most; Bu reads ׳בְּעin [a tablet of] lead); also (as flux) Jeremiah 6:29 (reading Qr; so Gf Co; emendation Gie); ׳עוֺ‎ in simile Exodus 15:10 (song).

עֵפָ֫תָה‎ see עֵיפָה‎ below II. עוף‎. עֵץ‎ see II.עצה‎.