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Strong's #4184 - מוּשׁ

Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. to feel
    1. (Qal) to feel
    2. (Hiphil) to feel

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (3)
Genesis 1
Judges 1
Psalms 1
NAS (3)
Genesis 1
Judges 1
Psalms 1
CSB (3)
Genesis 1
Judges 1
Psalms 1
BSB (2)
Genesis 1
Psalms 1
ESV (3)
Genesis 1
Judges 1
Psalms 1
WEB (3)
Genesis 1
Judges 1
Psalms 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1297) sm (מסה MSh) AC: Touch CO: Silk AB: ?

A) sm (מסה MSh) AC: ? CO: Silk AB: ?: The soft touch of silk.

fm) ism (מסהי MShY) - Silk: A smooth costly material for making garments. KJV (2): silk - Strongs: H4897 (מֶשִׁי)

B) ssm (מסהסה MShSh) AC: Grope CO: ? AB: ?

V) ssm (מסהסה MShSh) - Grope: A groping around in the darkness to find something. KJV (9): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Piel) grope, feel, search - Strongs: H4959 (מָשַׁשׁ)

C) sma (אמסה AMSh) AC: ? CO: Yesterday AB: ?: A time past. [Unknown connection to root]

Nm) sma (אמסה AMSh) - Yesterday: KJV (5): yesternight, former time, yesterday - Strongs: H570 (אֶמֶשׁ)

H) esm (מסהה MShH) AC: Draw CO: ? AB: ?: A grabbing hold of something to bring it close to you.

V) esm (מסהה MShH) - Draw: To draw or pull out. KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) draw - Strongs: H4871 (מָשָׁה)

J) sfm (מוסה MWSh) AC: Touch CO: ? AB: ?

V) sfm (מוסה MWSh) - I. Touch: II. Remove:In the sense of grabbing hold. KJV (24): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) feel, handle, depart, remove, take, back, cease - Strongs: H4184 (מוּשׁ), H4185 (מוּשׁ)

L) smi (ימסה YMSh) AC: Touch CO: ? AB: ?

V) smi (ימסה YMSh) - Touch: KJV (1): (vf: Hiphil) feel - Strongs: H3237 (יָמַשׁ)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. [מוּשׁ] verb feel (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic , מוּשׁ id.; secondary form of משׁשׁ q. v.); —

Qal Imperfect 1 singular suffix וַאֲֻ˜משְׁךָ Genesis 27:21 draw near that I may feel thee.

Hiph`il Imperfect 3 masculine plural וְלֹא יִמִישׁוּן יְדֵיהֶם Psalm 115:7 as for their hands, they do not feel (of idols; "" דַגְלֵיהֶם וְלֹא יְהַלּ֑בוּ); Imperative suffix וַהֲמִישֵׁנִי Judges 16:26 Qr (Kt והימשׁני, see ימשׁ), but read וַהֲּמִשֵּׁנִי, see משׁשׁ.

מוֺשָׁב see ישׁב.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(1)  to yield, to give way, Numbers 14:44; Joshua 1:8; Isaiah 22:25, 54:10 59:21 Jeremiah 31:36.

(2) causat. to remove, to take away, Zechariah 3:9.


(1) to let remove, i.e. to let prey go, Nahum 3:1 to withdraw from any one, followed by מִן of persons. Micah 2:3, “from whom ye shall not remove your necks;” verse Micah 2:4.

(2) more frequently i.q. Kal to give way, Exodus 13:22, 33:11 Proverbs 17:13; Job 23:12; Psalms 55:12; Jeremiah 17:8, וְלֹא יָמִישׁ מֵעֲשׂוֹת פֶּרִי “and it shall not cease to bear fruit.”


מוּשׁ i.q. מָשַׁשׁ and יָמַשׁ to feel, to touch, Genesis 27:21.

Hiphil, id. Psalms 115:7, and Judges 16:26 קרי.

Derivative, pr.n. מוּשִׁי.

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List of Word Forms
וַאֲמֻֽשְׁךָ֖ ואמשך יְמִישׁ֗וּן ימישון vaamushCha wa’ămušḵā wa·’ă·muš·ḵā yə·mî·šūn yemiShun yəmîšūn
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