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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4203 - מָזוֹן
1) food, feed
1152) nz (זנ ZN) AC: Harvest CO: Mattock AB: ?: The pictograph z is a picture of an agricultural cutting implement such as the mattock or hoe. The n is a picture of a seed. Combined these mean "mattock of the seed". One of the many agricultural tools was a hoe or mattock. This implement had a wide blade for cutting a plant stalks at the roots. The crops were harvested for a supply of foods, which were stored in jars.
agm ) nzafm (מואזנ MWAZN) - Balance: A pair of scales used for weighing. From the ear as the place where balance is determined. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (16): balances - Strongs: H3976 (מֹאזְנַיִם), H3977 (מֹאזְנֵא)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
מָזוֹן m. (from the root זוּן), food, Genesis 45:23.
מָזוֹן Ch. id. Daniel 4:9.
I. מָזוֹר m. (from the root זוּר No. I.), the pressing together, binding up of a wound; hence used figuratively of a remedy applied to the wounds of the state, Hosea 5:13; Jeremiah 30:13.
II. מָזוֹר (from the root זוּר No. II., 1), m. falsehood; hence, fraud, insidious dealing, Obadiah 1:7, as it is well rendered by LXX., Vulg., Chald., Syr. Others understand it to mean a net, or snare, from the Aramean מְזַר to spread out.
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