Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4487 - מָנָה
1) to count, reckon, number, assign, tell, appoint, prepare
1a1) to count, number
1a2) reckon, assign, appoint
1b1) to be counted, be numbered
1b2) to be reckoned, be assigned
1c) (Piel) to appoint, ordain
1d) (Pual) appointed (participle)
1290) nm (מנ MN) AC: Firm CO: Kind AB: Sure: The pictograph m is a picture of water or other liquid such as blood, the n is a picture of a seed representing continuance. Combined these mean "blood continues". Each species (kind) continues by passing its blood to the following generation, which comes from the parent. Also the idea of strength through the blood. (eng: man; name - a reversal of the letters; animal; omen)
C) nma (אמנ AMN) AC: Firm CO: Pillar AB: ?: Something that grabs hold or supports something else. The passing of strength or skill to the next generation. A large group of the same kind are stronger than one.
V) na (אמנ AMN) - Firm: To stand firm as a support. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (111): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) believe, assurance, faithful, sure, establish, trust, verify, steadfast, continuance, father, bring up, nurse, stand, fail - Strongs: H539 (אָמַן), H540 (אֲמַן)
V) enm (מנה MNH) - Number: To count or number a set of things or people. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (33): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Pual, Piel, Participle) number, prepare, appoint, tell, count, set - Strongs: H4483 (מְנָא), H4487 (מָנָה)
Nm ) nim (מינ MYN) - I. Kind:A category of species. [df: ynm]II. From:[Hebrew and Aramaic; The short form " m " is used as a prefix meaning "from"] KJV (165): kind, among, with, from, since, after, at, by, whether, of, part, before, because, therefore, out, for, than - Strongs: H4327 (מִין), H4480 (מִנֵּי), H4481 (מִן)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
מָנָה prop. to be divided, to be divided out, to divide, see Piel No. 1. (Kindred are מָנַן, and מָנַה. In the Indo-germanic languages there correspond, transp. νέμω; Zend. neeman; Pehlev. nim; and perhaps μέρως, μείρομαι). In Kal
(1) to allot, to assign, followed by לְ Isaiah 65:12.
(2) to prepare, to make ready (prop. to divide into parts, to arrange), e.g. an army, 1 Kings 20:25.
(3) to number, used of the census of the people, 1 Chronicles 21:1, 17 1 Chronicles 21:17, 27:24. (Chald. and Syr. ܡܢܐܳ, מְנָא to number. Perhaps Sanscr. man, to reckon, to think).
(1) to divide (see Kal), to allot, to assign to any one, followed by לְ of pers. Daniel 1:5; Job 7:3.
(2) to appoint, to constitute (used of God), Jonah 2:1, 4:6, Jonah 4:8. Followed by a finite verb, Psalms 61:8, מַן יִנְצְרֻהוּ “appoint (order, cause) that they may preserve him;” followed by עַלּ to set over, Daniel 1:11.
Pual, pass. to be constituted, set over, 1 Chronicles 9:29.
Niphal, pass. of Kal No. 3, to be numbered, Genesis 13:16; Ecclesiastes 1:15 to be numbered with, followed by אֵת Isaiah 53:12.
Derived nouns, besides those which follow, are מְנִי מְנָת, and the proper names תִּמְנָה, תִּמְנָתָה.
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