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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4127 - מוּג
1) to melt, cause to melt
1a1) to melt, faint
1a2) to cause to melt
1b) (Niphal) to melt away
1c) (Polel) to soften, dissolve, dissipate
1d) (Hithpolel) to melt, flow
1279) cm (מג MG) AC: Dissolve CO: ? AB: ?: The pictograph m is a picture of water, the c is a picture of foot representing the idea of carrying something. Combined these mean "water carries". The washing away by water.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) to flow, to flow down, [“to melt,”] (see Pilel, Hiphil). To this answers the Arab. ماع Med. Ye. Figuratively to be dissolved with fear and alarm (compare מָסַס), Ezekiel 21:20; Psalms 46:7; Amos 9:5.
(2) transit. to dissolve any one, i.e. to cause to pine and perish, Isaiah 64:6.
Niphal, to melt away (used of a host of men), 1 Samuel 14:16. Figuratively to melt with fear and alarm, Exodus 15:15; Joshua 2:9, 24 Joshua 2:24; Psalms 75:4.
Pilel מוֹגֵג to cause to flow down, to soften, e.g. arid ground with showers, Psalms 65:11, בִּרְבִיבִים תְּמֹגְגֶנָּה. Metaph. Job 30:22 קרי, תְּמֹגְגֵנִי תֻּשִׁיָּה “thou hast dissolved my welfare;” כתיב, תְּמֹגְגֵנִי תְּשַׁוֶּת “thou hast dissolved me (and) terrified (me).”
Hithpalpel, to flow down, to melt, Amos 9:13, hyperbolically, “all the hills shall flow down,” shall all, as it were, dissolve into wine and oil. Figuratively to melt with fear and alarm, Nahum 1:5; Psalms 107:26.
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