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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #04294 - מַטָּה

Transliteration
maṭṭeh, maṭṭâh
Phonetics
mat-teh', mat-taw'  
Word Origin
from (05186)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
1352b
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) staff, branch, tribe

1a) staff, rod, shaft

1b) branch (of vine)

1c) tribe

1c1) company led by chief with staff (originally)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2218 ‑ ζυγός (dzoo‑gos');  2372 ‑ θυμός (thoo‑mos');  4127 ‑ πληγή (play‑gay');  4464 ‑ ῥάβδος (hrab'‑dos);  5443 ‑ φυλή (foo‑lay');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (251) NAS (247) HCS (227)
Genesis 2
Exodus 25
Leviticus 2
Numbers 89
Joshua 44
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 15
2 Chronicles 1
Psalms 2
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 8
Micah 1
Habakkuk 2
Genesis 2
Exodus 25
Leviticus 2
Numbers 89
Joshua 45
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 15
2 Chronicles 1
Psalms 2
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 8
Micah 1
Habakkuk 2
Genesis 2
Exodus 27
Leviticus 2
Numbers 105
Joshua 49
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 15
2 Chronicles 1
Psalms 2
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 8
Micah 1
Habakkuk 2
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmp 14
n-cmpc 11
n-cms 31
n-cmsc 159
n-cmp 14
n-cmpc 11
n-cms 31
n-cmsc 161
n-cmp 14
n-cmpc 11
n-cms 31
n-cmsc 161
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1285) um (מתה MTh) AC: Shake CO: Branch AB: ?: The pictograph m is a picture of water, the u is a picture of a basket which contains objects. Combined these mean "liquid contained". A green branch still contains water allowing the branch to be flexible. A green branch can then be bent to the desired shape and left to dry.

H) eum (מתהה MThH) AC: ? CO: Branch AB: ?

Nm ) eum (מתהה MThH) - I. Staff:A branch used as a staff. II. Tribe:A branch of the family. KJV (251): tribe, rod, staff, stave - Strongs: H4294 (מַטָּה)

J) ufm (מותה MWTh) AC: Shake CO: Branch AB: ?: The yoke is a branch or pole cut green then shaped to the desired shape and left to dry.

V) ufm (מותה MWTh) - Shake: To shake or waver as a green branch. KJV (39): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael) move, remove, slip, carry, cast, course, decay, fall, shake, slide - Strongs: H4131 (מוֹט)

Nm) ufm (מותה MWTh) - I. Branch:The bent bar of the yoke that goes around the neck, also a branch that is used as pole. II. Wavering:A slipping or wavering of the foot. KJV (6): bar, moved, staff, yoke - Strongs: H4132 (מוֹט)

Nf1) eufm (מותהה MWThH) - Yoke: The bent bar of the yoke that goes around the neck, also a branch that is used as pole. KJV (12): bar, moved, staff, yoke - Strongs: H4133 (מוֹטָה)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַטֶּה251 noun masculine Exodus 4:17 ( feminine Micah 6:9 according to ᵑ0, but dubious, see below)

1 staff, rod, shaft.

2 branch.

3 tribe ( Sirach 48:2 staff, Sirach 45:6; Sirach 45:25 tribe); — absolute ׳מ Genesis 38:25 +; construct מַטַּה Exodus 4:20 +; suffix מַטְּךָ Genesis 38:18 5t., מַטֶּ֑ךָ Exodus 8:1, מַטֵּ֫הוּ Isaiah 10:24 10t.; plural מַטּוֺת 1 Kings 8:1 +, etc.; suffix מַטּוֺחָם Exodus 7:12; Numbers 17:21; also מַטָּיו Habakkuk 3:14 (but read מַטֶּיךָ or — Gr — מַטֹּתֶיךָ); —

1 (compare מַקֵּל, שֵׁבֶט) staff of traveller Genesis 38:18,25 (J); in General Isaiah 10:15 (simile; "" שֵׁבֶט); from staff as support comes figurative מַטֵּהלֶֿחֶם staff of bread (food supply) Ezekiel 4:16; Ezekiel 5:16; Ezekiel 14:13; Leviticus 26:26; Psalm 105:16; of staff or rod, Moses as shepherd Exodus 4:2,4; Exodus 7:15 (J), Exodus 4:17; Exodus 7:17,20; Exodus 9:23; Exodus 10:13; Exodus 17:5 (all E); compare also Isaiah 10:26; Exodus 14:16; Numbers 20:8,9,11 (all P); called הָאֱלֹהִים׳מ Exodus 4:20; Exodus 17:9 (both E), because of miraculous power connected with it; compare mirac. rod of Aaron Exodus 7:9,10,12,19; Exodus 8:1; Exodus 8:12; Exodus 8:13 (all P), and of Egyptian magicians Exodus 7:12 (twice in verse) (P); compare Aaron's rod that budded Numbers 17:18; Numbers 17:21; Numbers 17:23; Numbers 17:25 (compare RS Semitic i. 180; 2 d ed. 197); carried even by warrior 1 Samuel 14:27,43; מַטֵּה שִׁכְמוֺ Isaiah 9:3i.e. rod that strikes his shoulder, task-master's rod ("" שֵׁבֶט הַנֹּגֵשׂ בּוֺ), compare Isaiah 10:5 and Isaiah 10:24; Isaiah 14:5 ("" שֵׁבֶט), all figurative of oppression; מַטֵּה מוּסָדָה Isaiah 30:32 appointed rod (of punishment); compare ׳מ Ezekiel 7:10,11 (but text obscure, Co — q. v. — sceptre), also Micah 6:9 according to ᵑ0, but see below

3; used in beating out (חבט) fennel Isaiah 28:27; staff as badge of leader or ruler מַטֵּהעֹֿז Jeremiah 48:17 ("" מַקֵּל), compare Psalm 110:2; so Numbers 17:17 (4t. in verse) + 10t. Numbers 17; apparently shafts, i.e. arrows or spears, Habakkuk 3:9,14 (compare Now Da GASm).

2 branch of vine Ezekiel 19:11,12,14 (twice in verse).

3 tribe (183t.), originally company led by chief with staff: specifically of tribes of Israel in both singular and plural, 1 Kings 7:14; 1 Kings 8:1 2 Chronicles 5:2; Exodus 31:2 5t. Exodus; Leviticus 24:11; Numbers 1:4 89t. Numbers; Joshua 7:1 56t. Joshua (all P); 1 Chronicles 6:45 21t. 1 Chronicles 6; 1 Chronicles 12:31; probably also Micah 6:9 (vocative; so ᵐ5 We Now GASm). — compare שֵׁבֶט, and on relation of these two words for tribe Hebrew usage Dr JPhoenician xi. (1882), 213 f.

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List of Word Forms
בְּמַטֵּ֖הוּ בְּמַטֶּ֔ךָ בְמַטֵּ֙הוּ֙ בְמַטָּיו֙ בַּמַּטֶּ֣ה בַּמַּטֶּה֙ בַמַּטֶּ֛ה במטה במטהו במטיו במטך הַמַּטֶּ֑ה הַמַּטֶּ֔ה הַמַּטֶּ֖ה הַמַּטֶּ֗ה הַמַּטֶּ֡ה הַמַּטֶּ֥ה הַמַּטֶּ֧ה הַמַּטֶּֽה׃ הַמַּטֶּה֙ הַמַּטֹּ֔ת הַמַּטֹּ֖ת הַמַּטֹּת֙ הַמַּטּ֔וֹת הַמַּטּ֖וֹת הַמַּטּ֜וֹת הַמַּטּוֹת֙ הַמַּטּוֹת֩ המטה המטה׃ המטות המטת וְהַמַּטֶּ֖ה וְהַמַּטֶּ֛ה וְמַטֵּ֖ה וּֽמִמַּטֵּה־ וּלְמַטֵּ֥ה וּלְמַטֵּה֙ וּמִ֨מַּטֵּה־ וּמִמַּ֨טֵּה־ וּמִמַּטֵּ֖ה וּמִמַּטֵּ֣ה וּמִמַּטֵּ֤ה וּמִמַּטֵּ֨ה וּמִמַּטֵּֽה־ וּמִמַּטֵּה־ וּמַטְּךָ֖ וּמַטְּךָ֗ וּמַטֵּ֖ה וּמַטֵּ֙הוּ֙ וּמַטֵּ֥ה וּמַטֵּ֥הוּ וּמַטֶּה־ והמטה ולמטה ומטה ומטה־ ומטהו ומטך וממטה וממטה־ לְמַטֵּ֛ה לְמַטֵּ֣ה לְמַטֵּ֤ה לְמַטֵּ֥ה לְמַטֵּה־ לְמַטֶּ֖ה לְמַטֶּ֣ה לְמַטּ֥וֹת לְמַטּוֹת֩ לַמַּטֶּ֑ה לַמַּטֶּ֔ה לַמַּטֶּ֖ה למטה למטה־ למטות מִמַּטֵּ֖ה מִמַּטֵּ֣ה מִמַּטֵּ֤ה מִמַּטֵּ֥ה מִמַּטֵּ֨ה מִמַּטֵּה֙ מִמַּטֵּה־ מִמַּטֶּ֑ה מִמַּטֶּ֖ה מִמַּטּוֹת֮ מַטְּךָ֔ מַטְּךָ֗ מַטְּךָ֛ מַטְּךָ֣ מַטֵּ֔הוּ מַטֵּ֖ה מַטֵּ֗הוּ מַטֵּ֣ה מַטֵּ֣הוּ מַטֵּ֤ה מַטֵּ֥ה מַטֵּ֧ה מַטֵּ֨ה מַטֵּֽה־ מַטֵּֽהוּ׃ מַטֵּה־ מַטֵּהוּ֮ מַטֶּ֑ה מַטֶּ֖ה מַטֶּ֣ה מַטֶּ֨ה מַטֶּֽה׃ מַטֶּה֩ מַטֹּתָֽם׃ מַטּ֑וֹת מַטּ֖וֹת מַטּ֣וֹת מַטּוֹתָֽם׃ מַטּוֹת־ מטה מטה־ מטה׃ מטהו מטהו׃ מטות מטות־ מטותם׃ מטך מטתם׃ ממטה ממטה־ ממטות bam·maṭ·ṭeh ḇam·maṭ·ṭeh bammatTeh bammaṭṭeh ḇammaṭṭeh ḇə·maṭ·ṭāw bə·maṭ·ṭê·hū ḇə·maṭ·ṭê·hū bə·maṭ·ṭe·ḵā ḇəmaṭṭāw bematTecha bematTehu bəmaṭṭêhū ḇəmaṭṭêhū bəmaṭṭeḵā ham·maṭ·ṭeh ham·maṭ·ṭō·wṯ ham·maṭ·ṭōṯ hammatTeh hammaṭṭeh hammatTot hammaṭṭōṯ hammaṭṭōwṯ lam·maṭ·ṭeh lammatTeh lammaṭṭeh lə·maṭ·ṭeh lə·maṭ·ṭêh lə·maṭ·ṭêh- lə·maṭ·ṭō·wṯ lematTeh ləmaṭṭeh ləmaṭṭêh ləmaṭṭêh- lematTot ləmaṭṭōwṯ maṭ·ṭê·hū maṭ·ṭə·ḵā maṭ·ṭeh maṭ·ṭêh maṭ·ṭêh- maṭ·ṭō·ṯām maṭ·ṭō·w·ṯām maṭ·ṭō·wṯ maṭ·ṭō·wṯ- matteCha matTeh maṭṭeh maṭṭêh maṭṭêh- matTehu maṭṭêhū maṭṭəḵā matTot mattoTam maṭṭōṯām maṭṭōwṯ maṭṭōwṯ- maṭṭōwṯām mim·maṭ·ṭeh mim·maṭ·ṭêh mim·maṭ·ṭêh- mim·maṭ·ṭō·wṯ mimatTeh mimattOt mimmaṭṭeh mimmaṭṭêh mimmaṭṭêh- mimmaṭṭōwṯ ū·lə·maṭ·ṭêh ū·maṭ·ṭê·hū ū·maṭ·ṭə·ḵā ū·maṭ·ṭêh ū·maṭ·ṭeh- ū·mim·maṭ·ṭêh ū·mim·maṭ·ṭêh- ulematTeh ūləmaṭṭêh umatteCha umatTeh ūmaṭṭêh ūmaṭṭeh- umatTehu ūmaṭṭêhū ūmaṭṭəḵā umimatTeh ūmimmaṭṭêh ūmimmaṭṭêh- vammatTeh vehammatTeh vematTav vematTeh vematTehu wə·ham·maṭ·ṭeh wə·maṭ·ṭêh wəhammaṭṭeh wəmaṭṭêh

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