Word Summary
etseb: a hurt, pain, toil
Original Word: עֶצֶב
Transliteration: etseb
Phonetic Spelling: (eh'-tseb)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a hurt, pain, toil
Meaning: an earthen vessel, toil, a pang
Strong's Concordance
earthen vessel, idol, labor, sorrow

From atsab; an earthen vessel; usually (painful) toil; also a pang (whether of body or mind): grievous, idol, labor, sorrow.

see HEBREW atsab


H6089. etseb

I. עֶ֫צֶבnoun [masculine] pain, hurt, toil; —

1 ׳עpain Genesis 3:16 (of travail), Proverbs 10:22.

2 hurt (of mind), ׳דְּבַרעֿProverbs 15:1 a word that hurts (opposed to מַעֲנֶהרַֿךְ‎).

3 toil Proverbs 14:23; pluralהָעֲצָבִים לֶחֶםPsalm 127:2 bread of (gained by) toils; suffix עֲצָבֶיךָProverbs 5:10.

II. עֶ֫צֶבnoun masculine vessel (as fashioned); — וגו ׳נִבְזֶה ׳יJeremiah 22:28 a vessel despised, etc. (figurative of Coniah = Jehoiachin).