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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #4100 - מֶה

Transliteration:
mâh, mah, mâ, ma, meh
Phonetics:
maw, mah, maw, mah, meh  
Word Origin:
a primitive particle
Parts of Speech:
Interrogative, Pronoun
TWOT:
1149
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs' | Strong's ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition
what, how, of what kind
  1. (interrogative)
    1. what?
    2. of what kind
    3. what? (rhetorical)
    4. whatsoever, whatever, what
  2. (adverb)
    1. how, how now
    2. why
    3. how! (exclamation)
  3. (with prep)
    1. wherein?, whereby?, wherewith?, by what means?
    2. because of what?
    3. the like of what?
    4. how much?, how many?, how often?
    5. for how long?
    6. for what reason?, why?, to what purpose?
    7. until when?, how long?, upon what?, wherefore? indef pron
    8. anything, aught, what may
Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2425 ‑ ἱκανός (hik‑an‑os');   4169 ‑ ποῖος (poy'‑os);   5101 ‑ τίς (tis);   155 ‑ αἴτημα (ah'ee‑tay‑mah);   3029 ‑ λίαν (lee'‑an);   5101 ‑ τίς (tis);   2425 ‑ ἱκανός (hik‑an‑os');   5101 ‑ τίς (tis);   5101 ‑ τίς (tis);  
Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (27)NAS (441)HCS (725)
Genesis8
Numbers1
Joshua1
Judges2
1 Samuel2
2 Samuel2
Job2
Psalms1
Proverbs1
Song of Solomon1
Isaiah1
Jeremiah1
Lamentations1
Amos1
Zechariah1
Malachi1
Genesis56
Exodus30
Leviticus1
Numbers27
Deuteronomy5
Joshua13
Judges34
Ruth2
1 Samuel55
2 Samuel42
1 Kings18
2 Kings23
1 Chronicles6
2 Chronicles17
Ezra1
Nehemiah7
Esther11
Job50
Psalms56
Proverbs13
Ecclesiastes24
Song of Solomon8
Isaiah27
Jeremiah43
Lamentations4
Ezekiel16
Daniel3
Hosea5
Joel3
Amos4
Jonah5
Micah5
Nahum1
Habakkuk4
Haggai2
Zechariah17
Malachi11
Genesis61
Exodus33
Leviticus1
Numbers27
Deuteronomy6
Joshua13
Judges39
Ruth2
1 Samuel66
2 Samuel45
1 Kings18
2 Kings23
1 Chronicles8
2 Chronicles18
Ezra1
Nehemiah7
Esther17
Job62
Psalms63
Proverbs15
Ecclesiastes27
Song of Solomon10
Isaiah28
Jeremiah50
Lamentations6
Ezekiel16
Daniel2
Hosea6
Joel3
Amos3
Jonah6
Micah8
Nahum1
Habakkuk5
Haggai2
Zechariah17
Malachi10
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1281) em (מה MH) AC: ? CO: Sea AB: ?: The pictograph m is a picture of water. The sea (Mediterranean) is a place of the unknown (what is beyond or what is below) . It is feared by the Ancient Hebrews because of its size, storms and fierceness. A hundred as an unknowable amount. This parent root is related to fm, imand me.

A) em (מה MH) AC: ? CO: Sea AB: ?: The sea as the place of the Unknown or anything that is an Unknown or in question.

Nm) em (מה MH) - I. What:Something that is unknown, can also be why, when or how. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Water:From the sea. [This word always appears in the plural form, mim, when used for water] [df: Nys] KJV (625): what, how, why, whereby, wherein, how, water, piss, waterspring - Strongs: H3964 (מָא), H4100 (מֶה), H4101 (מָה), H4325 (מַיִם), H7890 (שַׁיִן)

B) eem (מהה MHH) AC: ? CO: Linger AB: ?: A questioning of forward motion.

Nm) eem (מהה MHH) - Linger: KJV (9): linger, tarry, delay, stay - Strongs: H4102 (מָהַהּ)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013 Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
List of Word Forms
בְּמֶ֖ה בַּמֶּ֖ה בַּמֶּ֣ה בַּמֶּ֥ה בַּמֶּ֨ה בַּמֶּה֙ בַּמָּ֗ה בַּמָּ֣ה בַּמָּ֥ה בַּמָּֽה׃ בַּמָּה֙ בַמֶּ֥ה במה במה׃ וְכַמָּ֥ה וְלָ֖מֶה וְלָ֖מָּה וְלָ֙מֶה֙ וְלָ֙מָּה֙ וְלָ֛מָּה וְלָ֣מָּה וְלָ֤מָּה וְלָ֥מָּה וְלָ֧מָּה וְלָ֨מָּה וְלָמָ֞ה וְלָמָ֣ה וְלָמָ֤ה וְלָמָ֥ה וְלָמָּה֩ וְלָמָּה־ וְלָמָה֩ וּ֝מֶה וּֽמַה־ וּבַמֶּ֗ה וּבַמֶּ֣ה ׀ וּבַמֶּ֥ה וּבַמֶּה֙ וּבַמָּ֣ה וּמֶ֖ה וּמֶ֛ה וּמֶ֣ה וּמֶ֤ה וּמֶ֤ה ׀ וּמֶ֥ה וּמֶֽה־ וּמֶה־ וּמַֽה־ וּמַה־ וּמָ֕ה וּמָ֖ה וּמָ֣ה וּמָ֥ה וּמָ֨ה וּמָֽה־ וּמָה֙ ובמה וכמה ולמה ולמה־ ומה ומה־ כַּ֭מָּה כַּמֶּ֥ה כַּמָּ֕ה כַּמָּ֗ה כַּמָּ֣ה כַּמָּ֤ה ׀ כַּמָּ֥ה כַּמָּ֪ה כַּמָּֽה־ כמה כמה־ לָ֖מָּה לָ֚מָּה לָ֛מָּה לָ֠מָה לָ֣מֶה לָ֣מָּה לָ֤מָּה לָ֤מָּה ׀ לָ֤מָה לָ֥מָּה לָ֧מָּה לָ֭מָּה לָֽמָּה־ לָמָ֖ה לָמָ֗ה לָמָ֣ה לָמָ֤ה לָמָ֥ה לָמָ֪ה לָמָּה֩ לָמָּה־ לָמָה֩ למה למה־ מֶ֖ה מֶ֗ה מֶ֚ה מֶ֛ה מֶ֠ה מֶ֣ה מֶ֤ה מֶ֤ה ׀ מֶ֥ה מֶ֨ה מֶ֬ה מֶֽה־ מֶה֩ מֶה־ מַ֣ה מַ֥ה מַֽה־ מַה־ מָ֑ה מָ֔ה מָ֖ה מָ֗ה מָ֚ה מָ֛ה מָ֣ה מָ֤ה מָ֤ה ׀ מָ֥ה מָ֧ה מָ֭ה מָּֽה׃ מָֽה־ מָֽה׃ מָה֙ מָה־ מה מה־ מה׃ שַׁלָּמָ֤ה שלמה bam·māh bam·meh ḇam·meh bamMah bammāh bammeh ḇammeh bə·meh beMeh bəmeh kam·māh kam·māh- kam·meh kamMah kammāh kammāh- kammeh lā·māh lā·meh lām·māh lām·māh- laMah lāmāh Lameh lāmeh Lammah lāmmāh lāmmāh- mah māh mah- māh- mahoSha meh meh- šal·lā·māh šallāmāh shallaMah ū·ḇam·māh ū·ḇam·meh ū·māh ū·mah- ū·māh- ū·meh ū·meh- ūḇammāh ūḇammeh umah ūmāh ūmah- ūmāh- umahoSha umeh ūmeh ūmeh- uvamMah uvamMeh vamMeh vechamMah velaMah veLameh veLammah wə·ḵam·māh wə·lā·māh wə·lā·meh wə·lām·māh wə·lām·māh- wəḵammāh wəlāmāh wəlāmeh wəlāmmāh wəlāmmāh-
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