abedah אֲבֵדׇה

Strong’s Concordance: H9

Hebrew Letters: אבדה (Aleph-Bet-Dalet-Hey).

Part of speech: Feminine Noun

Definition: A lost object or possession. The term is employed only in a legal context in the Hebrew Bible (Exodus 22:8; Leviticus 6:4; Leviticus 5:23; Deuteronomy 22:3). To keep a lost item in one’s possession and lie about it to the rightful owner is listed among sins, such as deception concerning deposit or pledge and robbery and fraud (Leviticus 6:3; Leviticus 5:22).

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