'owb <0178>

bwa 'owb

Origin:from the same as 01 (apparently through the idea of prattling a father's name)
Reference:TWOT - 37a
PrtSpch:noun masculine
In Hebrew:bwa 6, twbah 5, tbah 2, bwab 2, twbak 1, bwak 1
In NET:spirits 4, medium 2, mediums 2, conjure 2, conjure up 1, spirit 1, underworld spirits 1, spirit of the dead 1, wineskins 1, pits used to conjure up underworld spirits 1
In AV:familiar spirit(s) 16, bottles 1
Definition:1) water skin bottle
2) necromancer
1b) necromancer, one who evokes the dead
1c) ghost, spirit of a dead one
1d) practice of necromancy
3) one that has a familiar spirit
from the same as 1 (apparently through the idea of prattling
a father's name); properly, a mumble, i.e. a water skin (from
its hollow sound); hence a necromancer (ventriloquist, as from
a jar):-bottle, familiar spirit.
see HEBREW for 01

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