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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #4970 - מָתַי

Transliteration
mâthay
Phonetics
maw-thah'ee
Origin
from an unused root meaning to extend
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
1266
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) when?

1a) with preposition

1a1) against when?, until when?, how long?, after how long?

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (3)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
NAS (43)
Genesis 1
Exodus 3
Numbers 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 1
Psalms 13
Proverbs 4
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 7
Daniel 2
Hosea 1
Amos 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
HCS (43)
Genesis 1
Exodus 3
Numbers 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 1
Psalms 13
Proverbs 4
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 7
Daniel 2
Hosea 1
Amos 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
BSB (43)
Genesis 1
Exodus 3
Numbers 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
Nehemiah 2
Job 1
Psalms 13
Proverbs 4
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 7
Daniel 2
Hosea 1
Amos 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 1
ESV (21)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 10
Proverbs 2
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
Zechariah 1
WEB (3)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1298) tm (מת MT) AC: Die CO: Man AB: Mortality: The pictograph m is a picture of water representing chaos, the t is a picture of two crossed sticks representing a mark or sign. Combined these mean "chaos mark". The length of time that something exists and ends. (eng: mute; moot - as a dead point; mortal - with an additional r and l; mate - of "check mate" meaning "king is dead")

A) tm (מת MT) AC: ? CO: Man AB: Mortality: A length of time that comes to an end.

Nm) tm (מת MT) - Man: As mortal. KJV (22): man, few, friend, number, person, small - Strongs: H4962 (מֹת)

fm) itm (מתי MTY) - When: An unknown duration of time. KJV (3): when, long - Strongs: H4970 (מָתַי)

J) tfm (מות MWT) AC: Die CO: ? AB: Death: The end of time for what has died.

V) tfm (מות MWT) - Die: KJV (835): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) die, dead, slay, death - Strongs: H4191 (מוּת)

Nm) tfm (מות MWT) - Death: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (163): death, die, dead, deadly, slay - Strongs: H4192 (מוּת), H4193 (מוֹת), H4194 (מָוֶת)

am) tfmm (ממות MMWT) - Death: KJV (2): death - Strongs: H4463 (מָמוֹת)

if1) etfmt (תמותה TMWTH) - Death: KJV (2): death, die - Strongs: H8546 (תְּמוּתָה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מָתַי43 interrogative adverb when? (Arabic ; Assyrian mati: in Late Hebrew and Aramaic with the interrogative אַי, אֵימָתִי, אֵימָת, ), in OT only of future time:

a. alone, Genesis 30:30 מָתַי אעשׂה גם אנכילביתי when shall I also do, etc.? Amos 8:5; Psalm 41:6; Psalm 42:3; Psalm 94:8; Psalm 101:2; Psalm 119:82; Psalm 119:84; Proverbs 6:9; b Proverbs 23:35; Job 7:4 מָתַי אָקוּם, Nehemiah 2:6.

b.לְמָתַי against when? Exodus 8:5 לְמָתַילְךָ אַעְתִּיר.

c.עַדמָֿתַי until when? how long? followed by imperfect Exodus 10:7 עד מתי יהיה זה לנו למוקשׁ, 1 Samuel 1:14; Jeremiah 4:14,21; Psalm 74:10; Psalm 82:2; Psalm 94:3; Proverbs 1:22 +, followed by participle1Sam Proverbs 16:1; 1 Kings 18:21 עַדמָֿתַי אַתֶּם מֹּסְחִים עַלשְֿׁתֵּי הַסְּעִמִּים, followed by perfect Exodus 10:3; Psalm 80:5; עַד מָתַי לֹא 2 Samuel 2:26; Hosea 8:5; Zechariah 1:12; alone, Isaiah 6:11 וָאֹמַר עַדמָֿתַי אֲדֹנָי, Habakkuk 2:6 הוֺי הַמַּרְבֶּה לֹאלֿוֺ עַדמָֿתַי; with an aposiop., Psalm 6:4 עַדמָֿתָ֑י׳וְאַתָּה י, Psalm 90:13.

d. אַחֲרֵי מָתַי עוֺד, after how long yet? Jeremiah 13:27.

מְתִים see מַת. מַתְכֹּ֫נֶת see תכן. above,

מַתְּלָאָה see תְּלָאָה. מְתַלְּעוֺת see תלע.

מְתֹם see תמם; Judges 20:48 see מַת.

מתן (√ of following; Arabic be stout, firm, enduring (Frey Wahrm), II. make stout, firm (Lane)).


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

מָתַי pr. extension, space of time; it becomes an interrogative adv. of time, when? (Arab. متى, Syr. ܙܶܡܬܰܝ, Chald. אֵימָתַי). Genesis 30:30; Psalms 42:3, 94:7 119:82. Without an interrogation (Syriac ܙܶܡܬܰܝ ܕ), Proverbs 23:35, מָתי אָקִיץ “when I awake.” Psalms 101:2.-לְמָתַי Exodus 8:5, and עַד מָתַי how long? 1 Samuel 16:4. אַחֲרֵי מָתי after how long a time? Jeremiah 13:27.


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List of Word Forms
וּמָתַ֣י ומתי לְמָתַ֣י ׀ למתי מָ֝תַ֗י מָ֭תַי מָתַ֕י מָתַ֖י מָתַ֗י מָתַ֛י מָתַ֞י מָתַ֣י מָתַ֣י ׀ מָתַ֥י מָתַ֬י מָתַי֙ מָתָ֑י מָתָֽי׃ מתי מתי׃ lə·mā·ṯay lemaTai ləmāṯay mā·ṯay mā·ṯāy maTai māṯay māṯāy ū·mā·ṯay umaTai ūmāṯay
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