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Strong's #4708 - מִצְפֶּה

Root Word (Etymology)
the same as (H4707)
Parts of Speech
proper locative noun
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Mizpeh = “watchtower”

1) a city in the district of the Shephelah or lowlands of Judah

2) a place in Moab on the east of the Jordan

3) a place in Gilead

4) a place near Mount Hermon

5) a place in Benjamin; also ‘Mizpah’

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (14)
Joshua 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 4
Jeremiah 5
NAS (7)
Joshua 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 2
HCS (7)
Joshua 4
Judges 2
1 Samuel 1
BSB (10)
Joshua 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 1
Jeremiah 4
ESV (13)
Joshua 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 4
Jeremiah 4
WEB (14)
Joshua 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 4
Jeremiah 5
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. מִצְמֶּה proper name, of a location1.׳הַמּ in Shephelah of Judah Joshua 15:38, Μας(ς)ηφα.

2 מִצְמֵּהמֿוֺאָב 1 Samuel 22:3, Μασσηφα.

3מִצְמֵּה גִלְעָד Judges 11:29 (twice in verse) (ἡ σκοπιά) probably = ׳רָמַת הַמּ Joshua 13:26 Μας(ση)φα and perhaps מִצְמָּה

2Joshua 11:8; Joshua 18:26 see מִצְמָּה 3,4.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מִצְפֶּה masc. (from the root צָפָה)

(1)  a watchtower, Isaiah 21:8 also a lofty place, whence one can see far and wide, whether there be a watchtower built there or not, 2 Chronicles 20:24.

(2) [Mizpeh], pr.n. of several towns situated on lofty places

(a) in the plain country of Judah, Joshua 15:38.

(b) in Moab, 1 Samuel 22:3.

(c) of Gad, Judges 11:22 see מִצְפֶּה No. 1.

(d) of the Benjamites, Joshua 18:26 see מִצְפָּה No. 2. Also

(e) of a valley in the mountains of Lebanon, Joshua 11:8 compare 11:3.

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List of Word Forms
הַמִּצְפָּ֑תָה הַמִּצְפָּֽתָה׃ המצפתה המצפתה׃ וְהַמִּצְפֶּ֖ה וְהַמִּצְפֶּ֥ה וּמִמִּצְפֵּ֣ה והמצפה וממצפה מִצְפֵּ֣ה מִצְפֶּ֖ה מצפה ham·miṣ·pā·ṯāh hammiṣpāṯāh hammitzPatah miṣ·peh miṣ·pêh miṣpeh miṣpêh mitzPeh ū·mim·miṣ·pêh umimitzPeh ūmimmiṣpêh vehammitzPeh wə·ham·miṣ·peh wəhammiṣpeh
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