Word Summary
resen: a halter, jaw
Original Word: רֶסֶן
Transliteration: resen
Phonetic Spelling: (reh'-sen)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a halter, jaw
Meaning: a halter, the jaw
Strong's Concordance

From an unused root meaning to curb; a halter (as restraining); by implication, the jaw -- bridle.


H7448. resen

I. רֶ֫סֶןnoun masculineIsaiah 30:28:

1 halter;

2 jaw (?); —

1 absolute ׳רPsalm 32:9 restraining mouth of horse or ass (+מֶתֶג‎); figurative of עַמִּים׳ר עַללְֿחָיֵי י, ׳שֵׁםIsaiah 30:28; ׳ר שִׁלֵּ֑חוּ מִמָּנַיJob 30:11, i.e. threw off restraint.

2 suffix רִסְנוֺ כֶּפֶלJob 41:5 the double of his jaw, his double jaws (of croc.), si vera 1.; connection of meanings strange, "" לְבוּשׁוֺ מְּנֵי‎, whence GHBW right Du conjecture סִיֹנוֺ‎.