BDB5724 [H5643]

סֵ֫תֶר noun [masculine] covering, hiding-place, secrecy; — absolute ׳ס Judg 3:19 +, ס֑תֶר 2Sam 12:12; Prov 25:23, סֶ֑תֶר Ps 139:15 construct סֵ֫תֶר 1Sam 25:20 +; suffix סִתְרוֺ Ps 18:12 (insert also || 2Sam 22:12 ᵐ5 ᵑ6 Th Bu HPS), סִתְרִי Ps 119:114 plural סְתָרִים Prov 9:17

1. covering, cover, הָהָר ׳בְּס 1Sam 25:20 under cover of the mountain, concealed by it; of clouds as covering for ׳י (shutting out his view) Job 22:14, of darkness (i.e. dark clouds) as ׳י's hiding-place (in theoph.) Ps 18:12 (= 2Sam 22:12 see above), so רַ֑עַם ׳ס 2Sam 81:8 hiding-place of thunder; of adulterer פָּנִים ׳ס יָשִׂים Job 24:15 i.e. disguiseth himself.
2. a. hidng-place, 1Sam 19:2; Isa 28:17 הַמַּדְרֵגָה ׳ס Song 2:14 (in figurative; || חַגְוֵי הַסֶּלַע), of hippopotamus Job 40:21 figurative of Israel as shelter to Moab with מִפְּנֵי Isa 16:6, of ideal Israelite, as זֶרֶם ׳ס Isa 32:2, especially of ׳י as shelter: אָהֳלוֺ ׳ס Ps 27:5, פָּנֶיךָ ׳ס Ps 31:21, כְּנָפֶיךָ ׳ס Ps 61:5, עֶלְיוֺן ׳ס Ps 91:1, לִי ׳אַתָּה ס Ps 32:7 compare Ps 119:114.
\ \ b. secret place, of womb Ps 139:15 (|| תַּחְתִּיּוֺת אָ֑רֶץ).
3. secrecy: ׳דְּבַרסֿ Judg 3:19 a matter of secrecy, secret matter; plural abstract intensive לֶחֶם סְתָרִים Prov 9:17 bread of utter secrecy (i.e. gained stealthily, || מַיִם גְּנוּבִים); לְשֹׁן סָ֑תֶר Prov 25:23 tongue of secrecy, i.e. slanderous; elsewhere ׳בַּסּ in secrecy, secretly Deut 13:7; Deut 27:15; Deut 27:24; Deut 28:57; Deut 2:12; Deut 38:16; Deut 40:15; Deut 48:16; Deut 31:27; Ps 101:5.

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