Word Summary
bedil: alloy, tin, dross
Original Word: בְּדִיל
Transliteration: bedil
Phonetic Spelling: (bed-eel')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: alloy, tin, dross
Meaning: alloy, tin, dross
Strong's Concordance
plummet, tin

From badal; alloy (because removed by smelting); by analogy, tin -- + plummet, tin.

see HEBREW badal


H913. bedil

בְּדִילnoun [masculine] alloy, tin, dross (originally that which is separated from precious metal; compare PlinHist. Nat. xxiv. 16, xxxiii. 9) — ׳בּ‎ absolute Numbers 31:22 4t.; Plural suffix בְּדִילָ֑יִךְIsaiah 1:25; —

1 alloy, Isaiah 1:25 figurative of evil of Jerusalem, which ׳י‎ will remove (הֵסִיר‎; "" סִגָ֑יִךְ‎).

2 tin (plumbum album) Numbers 31:22 (P; + עֹפָ֑רֶת בַּרְזֶל, נְחשֶׁת, כֶּסֶף, זָהָב,‎); figurative of Israel Ezekiel 22:18 (+ עוֺפֶרֶת בַּרְזֶל, נְחשֶׁת,‎); in simile 22:20 (+ id. + כֶּסֶף‎); as article of commerce brought to Tyre from Tarshish 27:12 (+ עוֺפֶרֶת בַּרְזֶל, כֶּסֶף,‎).

3 plummet, הַבְּדִיל הָאֶבֶן‎ (appositive) Zechariah 4:10.