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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4532 - מַסָּה

Transliteration
massâh
Phonetics
mas-saw'
Origin
the same as (H4531)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Massah = “temptation”

1) the place in the wilderness where the Israelites tested Jehovah

1a) also ‘Meribah’

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (4)
Exodus
1
3
NAS (5)
Exodus
1
Deuteronomy
3
Psalms
1
HCS (5)
Exodus
1
Deuteronomy
3
Psalms
1
BSB (4)
Exodus
1
3
ESV (3)
3
WEB (4)
Exodus
1
3
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

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.

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List of Word Forms
בְּמַסָּ֔ה בַּמַּסָּֽה׃ במסה במסה׃ וּבְמַסָּ֔ה ובמסה מַסָּ֖ה מסה bam·mas·sāh bammasSah bammassāh bə·mas·sāh bemasSah bəmassāh mas·sāh masSah massāh ū·ḇə·mas·sāh ūḇəmassāh uvemasSah
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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