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Strong's #4041 - מְגַמָּה

from the same as (H1571)
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Noun Feminine
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1) meaning uncertain; perhaps hordes, accumulation, assembling, eagerness (of Babylonians)

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Verse Results
KJV (1)
Habakkuk 1
NAS (1)
Habakkuk 1
BSB (0)
BSB (1)
Habakkuk 1
WEB (0)
WEB (1)
Habakkuk 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1059) mc (גמ GM) AC: Gather CO: Foot AB: ?: The pictograph c is a picture of the foot and means to walk. The m is water. Combined these mean "walking to water". The watering well or other place of water is a gathering place for men, animals and plants for drinking. Men and animals may walk great distances for these watering holes while plants grow in abundance in them. (eng: game - from the Latin word game meaning leg)

A) mc (גמ GM) AC: Gather CO: ? AB: ?: Any gathering of people, things or ideas.

Nm) mc (גמ GM) - Also: Through the idea of a gathering of objects or ideas. KJV (34): also, as, again, and - Strongs: H1571 (גַּם)

kf1) emcm (מגמה MGMH) - Gather: A horde or troop gathered. KJV (1): sup up - Strongs: H4041 (מְגַמָּה)

C) mca (אגמ AGM) AC: ? CO: Pool AB: ?: The place of gathering of reeds. Ropes are made from the fibers of the reeds.

Nm) mca (אגמ AGM) - I. Pool:A collection of water. II. Reed:KJV (10): pools, standing, reeds - Strongs: H98 (אֲגַם), H99 (אָגֵם)

jm) nfmca (אגמונ AGMWN) - Reed: As a large gathering in a pond. Also a rope that is made from reeds from reeds. KJV (5): rush, bulrushes, caldron, hook - Strongs: H100 (אַגְמוֹן)

E) amc (גמא GMA) AC: Drink CO: Reed AB: ?: A plant that grows near the water.

V) amc (גמא GMA) - Drink: A drinking of water as from a pond. KJV (2): (vf: Hiphil, Piel) swallow, drink - Strongs: H1572 (גָּמָא)

Nm) amc (גמא GMA) - Reed: As a large gathering in a pond. KJV (4): rush, bulrush - Strongs: H1573 (גֹּמֶא)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [מְגַמָּה] noun feminine Habakkuk 1:9 (of the Chaldaeans) מְגַמַּת מְּנֵיהֶם קָדִ֑ימָה, of uncertain meaning: Ges the assembling of their faces is (directed) forwards; Ew De Ke eagerness, comparing (questionably) גָּמָא swallow Job 39:4, and (Frey) seek (whence St proposes מְגֻמַת). Text probably erroneous.

גמץ (√ of following, Aramaic גְּמַץ dig (perhaps denominative)).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מְגַמָּה f. (from the root גָּמַם), a crowd, band, forces; found once Habakkuk 1:9, used of the Chaldee invaders, מְגַמַּת פֵּנֵיהֶם קָרִימָה “the crowd of their faces looks straight on,” ihrer Sefichter Schaar ift dormärts gerichtet. Arab. جُمَّةُ, جَمَّةُ a troop, a multitude. Kimchi, on Psalms 27:8, uses this word to express longing, panting; compare Arab. جَمَّ to desire, to be near and urgent on something.

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List of Word Forms
מְגַמַּ֥ת מגמת mə·ḡam·maṯ megamMat məḡammaṯ