shatham: openOriginal Word: שָׁתַם
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-tham')
Short Definition: open
[שָׁתַם] verb dubious; if text correct, open (Late Hebrew Aramaic שׁתם open [vessel]); — only
Qal Passive participle construct הַגֶּבֶר שְׁתֻם הְעָ֑יִן Numbers 24:3,15 (poems in J E) the man opened of [mental] eye, so ᵑ6 Ki Ew and others RVm; ᵑ9 Rö Ke Di and others render closed of [bodily] eye, reading then implicity שְׂתֻם (compare סָתַם, שָׂתַם Lamentations 3:8); see further Gray.
[שׁתן, הִשְׁתִּין] see שִׁין. be open
A primitive root; to unveil (figuratively) -- be open. שְׁתֻ֥ם שתם šə·ṯum šəṯum sheTum