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Atbash

ATBASH ăt’ băsh (אתבשׁ). A cryptic device for writing Heb. The first letter, aleph (א) was substituted for the last letter, tau (ת), the second letter, bēth (ב) for the next to last letter, shin (שׁ), etc. No intensive study of atbash in the Bible has been made, but scholars believe there are at least three cases in Jeremiah.