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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4531 - מַסָּה
1) despair, test
1b) testing, proving, trial
1314) xn (נס NS) AC: Lift CO: Standard AB: Refuge: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed representing continuance, the x is a picture of a thorn representing the idea of grabbing hold. Combined these mean "continue to grab hold". The tribal flag that is hung from a horizontal pole and lifted up high and seen from a distance.
V) axn (נסא NSA) - Lift: To lift up a burden or load and carry it. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: aVn] KJV (659): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) bear, take, bare, carry, borne, amourbearer, forgive, accept, exalt, regard, obtain, respect - Strongs: H4984 (מִתְנַשֵּׂא), H5375 (נָסָה), H5376 (נְשָׂא)
af2 ) taxnm (מנסאת MNSAT) - I. Burden:[df: taVm]II. Cloud:A cloud of smoke as lifted up from the fire. [df: taVm]KJV (15): burden, mess, collection, flame, gift, oblation, reward, sign, lift - Strongs: H4864 (מַשְׂאֵת)
bm ) aixn (נסיא NSYA) - Chief: The leader of a family, tribe or people as one who carries the burdens of the people. [df: ayVn aVn] KJV (132): prince, captain, chief, ruler, vapour, governor, cloud - Strongs: H5387 (נָשִׁא)
V) xfn (נוס NWS) - Flee: To run to the standard for safety. Also a fleeing to any safe place such as a city or mountain. KJV (161): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) flee, abate, display, flight, hide, lift - Strongs: H5127 (נוּס)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
II. מַסָּה noun feminine test, trial, proving; — ׳מ Psalm 95:8; construct מַסַּת Job 9:23; plural מַסֹּת Deuteronomy 4:34; Deuteronomy 7:19, מַסּוֺת Deuteronomy 29:2; — testings or provings of Pharaoh and Egyptians at Exodus , Deuteronomy 4:34 (see Dr), Deuteronomy 7:19; Deuteronomy 29:2 ("" אֹתֹת); — test, trial, of innocent person Job 9:23 according to Hi and others, but see I. מַסָּה below מסס.
מַסָּה f. (from the root נָסָה), plur. מַסּוֹת temptation, trials; used of
(1) the great deeds of God, by which he would both prove and excite the faith of his people, Deuter. 4:34 7:19 29:2. On the other hand
(2) a temptation of Jehovah is i.q. a complaining against him, Psalms 95:8 whence [Massah], the pr.n. of a place in the desert מַסָּה Exodus 17:7; Deuteronomy 6:16, 9:22 33:8.
(3) calamity, by which God tries any one, πειρασμός, N. T., Job 9:23.