Definitions for shittim woodˈʃɪt ɪm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

shit′tim wood`ˈʃɪt ɪm(n.)

  1. the wood of which the ark of the covenant and various parts of the tabernacle were made. Ex. 25, 26.

Origin of shittim wood:

1580–90; < Heb shiṭṭīm, pl. of shiṭṭāh (see shittah )

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shittim wood(noun)

    the wood of the shittah tree

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Shittim Wood

    a hard, close-grained acacia wood of an orange-brown colour found in the Arabian Desert, and employed in constructing the Jewish Tabernacle.


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