Word Summary
ashath: to be smooth or shiny
Original Word: עָשַׁת
Transliteration: ashath
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-shath')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be smooth or shiny
Meaning: to be sleek, glossy, to excogitate
Strong's Concordance
shine, think

A primitive root; probably to be sleek, i.e. Glossy; hence (through the idea of polishing) to excogitate (as if forming in the mind) -- shine, think.


H6245. ashath

I. [עָשַׁת‎] verb smooth or shiny (?), si vera lectio (compare עֶשֶׁת‎); — only

Qal Perfect3plural עָֽשְׁתוּ שָֽׁמְנוּJeremiah 5:28 (figurative) they have grown fat, they are smooth (or shine, from fat); doubtful word, Thes conjecture עָֽשְׁרוּhave grown rich (compare ᵑ7 ᵑ6 ᵐ5‎), so Gie (but וַיַּעֲשִׁירוּ‎ precedes, 5:27).

II. [עָשַׁת‎] verb Hithpa`el think (Aramaism: Biblical Aramaic Participleאִתְעַשַּׁת ᵑ7 עֲשִׁית,‎); —

Hithpa`el Imperfect3masculine singular א ׳יִתְעַשֵּׁת לָנוּJonah 1:6 perhaps God will give a thought to us (compare חשׁב‎ Psalm 40:18).