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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4102 - מָהַהּ
1) (Hithpalpel) to linger, tarry, wait, delay
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.
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)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Hithpalpel linger, tarry (compare Arabic slow walk, delay (†am.)); —
Hithpalpel Perfect 1 singular הִתְמַהְמָ֑הְתִּי Psalm 119:60; 3 plural הִתְמַהְמְהוּ Judges 19:8; 1 plural הִתְמַהְמָ֑הְנוּ Genesis 43:10; Imperfect יִתְמַהְמַהּ Habakkuk 2:3; ׳וַיִּתְמ Genesis 19:16; Imperative masculine plural הִתְמַהְמְהוּ Isaiah 29:9; Infinitive לְהִתְמַחְמֵהַּ Exodus 12:39; Participle מִתְמַהְמֵהַּ 2 Samuel 15:28; — linger, tarry, wait, of person, Genesis 19:16; Genesis 43:10 (J), Exodus 12:39 (E), Judges 3:26; Judges 19:8; 2 Samuel 15:28; Isaiah 29:9; Psalm 119:60 (with לֹא, opposed to חַ֫שְׁתִּי); subject חָזוֺן vision Habakkuk 2:3
מְהוּמָה see הום. מְהוּמָן see אמן.
מְהֵיטַבְאֵל see יטב.