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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #4714 - מִצְרַיִם

Transliteration:
mitsrayim
Phonetics:
mits-rah'-yim  
Word Origin:
dual of (04693)
Parts of Speech:
N/A
TWOT:
1235
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs' | Strong's ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition
n pr loc Egypt = "land of the Copts"
  1. a country at the northeastern section of Africa, adjacent to Palestine, and through which the Nile flows adj Egyptians = "double straits"
  2. the inhabitants or natives of Egypt
Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (681)NAS (682)HCS (679)
Genesis80
Exodus148
Leviticus11
Numbers31
Deuteronomy47
Joshua16
Judges9
1 Samuel11
2 Samuel2
1 Kings21
2 Kings11
1 Chronicles4
2 Chronicles17
Nehemiah2
Psalms15
Proverbs1
Isaiah40
Jeremiah54
Lamentations1
Ezekiel48
Daniel4
Hosea13
Joel1
Amos7
Micah2
Nahum1
Haggai1
Zechariah4
Genesis80
Exodus148
Leviticus11
Numbers31
Deuteronomy47
Joshua16
Judges9
1 Samuel11
2 Samuel2
1 Kings21
2 Kings11
1 Chronicles4
2 Chronicles17
Nehemiah3
Psalms15
Proverbs1
Isaiah40
Jeremiah54
Lamentations1
Ezekiel48
Daniel4
Hosea13
Joel1
Amos7
Micah2
Nahum1
Haggai1
Zechariah4
Genesis88
Exodus174
Leviticus11
Numbers33
Deuteronomy50
Joshua18
Judges9
1 Samuel13
2 Samuel2
1 Kings25
2 Kings15
1 Chronicles4
2 Chronicles19
Nehemiah2
Psalms15
Proverbs1
Isaiah51
Jeremiah62
Lamentations1
Ezekiel53
Daniel4
Hosea13
Joel1
Amos7
Micah2
Nahum1
Haggai1
Zechariah4
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מִצְרַ֫יִם681 proper name, of a territory and people, feminine Exodus 10:7, masculine Exodus 12:33,

masculine plural Genesis 41:55 etc. (see below

2), Egypt, Egyptians (Phoenician מצרם; Assyrian Mªƒªr(u), Muƒ Ruth , Miƒir, Dl Par 308 Schr COT Glossary KGF 246 ff., Tel Amarna Miƒrî, Wkl TA 39 * Bez BM 152, and Mašrî Wkl l.c.; Arabic Cairo, Egypt (Spiro): Minean Miƒru Hom A and A. (1892), 125; see EbÄgM 71ff.; ᵐ5 Αιγυπτος; — derivatives and form dubious; יִַ֯ם usually regarded as dual term. (Upper and Lower Egypt? compare Di Genesis 10:6), but as locative ending EMey Geschichte. I, § 42 Ba NB p. 319 R. 5; Jen ZA iv (1889), 268 ff. thinks מִצְרַיִם absolute formed by analogy of מַיִם, שָׁמַיִם from Miƒrî (compare Tel Amarna); see further Wkl infra, near the end); — ׳מ Genesis 13:1 +; מִצְרָ֑יִם Genesis 37:36 +; מִצְרַיְמָה Genesis 12:10 12t., מִצְרָ֑יְמָה Genesis 12:11 14t.; —

1. a. of land, Egypt Genesis 13:1 500t., +, in all periods, including ׳אֶרֶץ מ Genesis 13:10 + approximately 220t. (of course feminine, Genesis 47:6,13); ׳אַדְמַת מ the soil of Egypt Genesis 47:20,26; ׳מֵימֵי מ Exodus 7:19; Exodus 8:2; ׳נְהַר מ Genesis 15:18; ׳יְאֹר מ Amos 8:8; Amos 9:5; ׳יְאֹרֵי מ Isaiah 7:18 (compare מָצוֺר); ׳שִׁיחוֺר מ 1 Chronicles 13:5; לְשׁוֺן׳יָםמֿ Isaiah 11:15; ׳נַחַל מ Joshua 15:4 6t. (see these various words); land as productive Genesis 45:20; Genesis 49:23, compare ׳שֵׁשׁ בְּרִקְמָה מִמּ Ezekiel 27:7, ׳אֵטוּן מ Proverbs 7:16; often "" בּוּשׁ, especially in prophets and poetry Isaiah 20:3,4,5; Isaiah 45:14; Ezekiel 30:4,9 +; "" אַשּׁוּר Hosea 11:11; Hosea 12:1; Isaiah 7:18; Jeremiah 2:18 +; including Upper Egypt (מַּתְרוֺם), as well as Lower, Jeremiah 44:1, compare Ezekiel 29:10; Ezekiel 30:6; apparently distinguished from Upper Egypt Isaiah 11:11, and possibly also Jeremiah 44:15 (compare Gf Gie Buhl SS Che Hpt Isaiah); but פתרוס etc. in these verses somewhat dubious (compare B. Du Gie).

b. combinations are:-1׳מ as limit of motion: יָדַד מצרימ(הׅ 2. of people:

a. in table of nations, personified as second son of Ham Genesis 10:6 = 1 Chronicles 1:8, compare Genesis 10:13 = 1 Chronicles 1:11.

b. = Egypt (as a people), Egyptians Genesis 41:56 + approximately 134t., including use = Egyptian Kingdom, empire, i.e. land and people as political power; so with verb feminine singular ׳אָֽבְדָה מ Exodus 10:7, compare Hosea 9:6; Joel 4:19 and (pronoun feminine singular) Ezekiel 30:18; with verb masculine singular Exodus 12:33; Exodus 14:25; Isaiah 19:16,23,25; Jeremiah 46:8; often with verb masculine plural Genesis 41:55; Isaiah 19:21,23 22t.; ׳בִּנֵי מ Ezekiel 16:26; ׳בְּתוּלַת בַּת מ Jeremiah 46:11, compare Jeremiah 46:19; Jeremiah 46:24. — In 1 Kings 10:28 2 Chronicles 1:16,17; 2 Kings 7:6 Wkl Alttest. Unters. 171f. thinks of Assyrian Muƒri in North Syria. (On מִצְרַיִם as often = Muƒri in North Arabia see Wkl Altor. Unters. i. 24ff., ii. 195, iii. 289; iv. 337 f; MVG 1898,1.4).

List of Word Forms
בְּ֭מִצְרַיִם בְּמִצְרַ֔יִם בְּמִצְרַ֖יִם בְּמִצְרַ֗יִם בְּמִצְרַ֛יִם בְּמִצְרָ֑יִם בְּמִצְרָֽיִם׃ בְמִצְרַ֔יִם בְמִצְרַ֖יִם בְמִצְרַ֙יִם֙ בְמִצְרַ֨יִם ׀ בְמִצְרָֽיִם׃ במצרים במצרים׃ וּבְמִצְרַ֔יִם וּלְמִצְרַ֔יִם וּמִמִּצְרַ֖יִם וּמִמִּצְרַ֜יִם וּמִצְרַ֕יִם וּמִצְרַ֖יִם וּמִצְרַ֡יִם וּמִצְרַ֣יִם וּמִצְרַ֤יִם ובמצרים ולמצרים וממצרים ומצרים לְמִצְרַ֔יִם לְמִצְרַ֖יִם לְמִצְרַ֗יִם לְמִצְרַ֙יִם֙ לְמִצְרַ֥יִם לְמִצְרָ֑יִם למצרים מִ֭צְרַיִם מִמִּצְרַ֔יִם מִמִּצְרַ֖יִם מִמִּצְרַ֗יִם מִמִּצְרַ֙יִם֙ מִמִּצְרַ֛יִם מִמִּצְרַ֜יִם מִמִּצְרַ֣יִם מִמִּצְרַ֤יִם מִמִּצְרַ֨יִם מִמִּצְרַיִם֒ מִמִּצְרַיִם֮ מִמִּצְרָ֑יִם מִמִּצְרָֽיִם׃ מִצְרַ֔֗יִם מִצְרַ֔יְמָה מִצְרַ֔יִם מִצְרַ֖יְמָה מִצְרַ֖יִם מִצְרַ֗יִם מִצְרַ֙יְמָה֙ מִצְרַ֙יִם֙ מִצְרַ֛יִם מִצְרַ֜יִם מִצְרַ֣יִם מִצְרַ֤יִם מִצְרַ֥יִם מִצְרַ֧יִם מִצְרַ֨יִם מִצְרַיִם֒ מִצְרַיִם֩ מִצְרַיִם֮ מִצְרָ֑יְמָה מִצְרָ֑יִם מִצְרָֽיְמָה׃ מִצְרָֽיִם׃ ממצרים ממצרים׃ מצרים מצרים׃ מצרימה מצרימה׃ bə·miṣ·ra·yim bə·miṣ·rā·yim ḇə·miṣ·ra·yim ḇə·miṣ·rā·yim bəmiṣrayim bəmiṣrāyim ḇəmiṣrayim ḇəmiṣrāyim bemitzRayim lə·miṣ·ra·yim lə·miṣ·rā·yim ləmiṣrayim ləmiṣrāyim lemitzRayim mim·miṣ·ra·yim mim·miṣ·rā·yim mimitzRayim mimmiṣrayim mimmiṣrāyim miṣ·rā·yə·māh miṣ·ra·yim miṣ·rā·yim miṣ·ray·māh miṣrāyəmāh miṣrayim miṣrāyim miṣraymāh mitzRayemah mitzRayim mitzRaymah ū·ḇə·miṣ·ra·yim ū·lə·miṣ·ra·yim ū·mim·miṣ·ra·yim ū·miṣ·ra·yim ūḇəmiṣrayim ūləmiṣrayim ulemitzRayim umimitzRayim ūmimmiṣrayim ūmiṣrayim umitzRayim uvemitzRayim vemitzRayim
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