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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #04696 - מֵצַח

Word Origin
from an unused root meaning to be clear, i.e. conspicuous
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) brow, forehead

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3359 ‑ μέτωπον (met'‑o‑pon);  3799 ‑ ὄψις (op'‑sis);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (13) NAS (13) HCS (13)
Exodus 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Chronicles 2
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Exodus 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Chronicles 2
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Exodus 2
1 Samuel 2
2 Chronicles 2
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 5
n-cmpc 1
n-cms 1
n-cmsc 3
n-cmpc 1
n-cmsc 3
n-cmpc 1
n-cmsc 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2350) hym (מתסהה MTsHh) AC: Hard CO: Forehead AB: ?

Nm ) hym (מתסהה MTsHh) - Forehead: As hard. KJV (13): forehead, impudent, brow - Strongs: H4696 (מֵצַח)

Nf1) ehym (מתסההה MTsHhH) - Leg armor: As hard. KJV (1): greave - Strongs: H4697 (מִצְחָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מֵ֫צַח noun masculine Exodus 3:8 brow, forehead; — ׳מ absolute Ezekiel 3:7, construct Exodus 28:28; Jeremiah 3:3; suffix מִצְחֲךָ Ezekiel 3:8; Isaiah 48:4, מִצְחֶ֑וֺ Ezekiel 3:9; מִצְחוֺ Exodus 28:38 4t.; מִצְחָם Exodus 3:8; plural construct מִצְחוֺת Ezekiel 9:4; — brow, forehead, struck by stone from David's sling 1 Samuel 17:49 (twice in verse); Aaron's forehead Exodus 28:38 (twice in verse); place where leprosy appears 2 Chronicles 26:19,20; place for a distinguishing mark or cross Ezekiel 9:4; ׳חִזְקֵימֿ Ezekiel 3:7 the house of Israel are stout of forehead (i.e. obstinate; "" קְשֵׁילֵֿב), compare Ezekiel 3:8; so מִצְהֲךָ נְחוּשָׁה Isaiah 48:4 thy brow (is) brass ("" גִּיד בַּרְזֶל עָרְמֶּ֑ךָ); also of boldness, firmness of prophet Isaiah 48:8, and Isaiah 48:9 (but dele ᵐ5 Co); אִשָּׁה׳זוֺנָה הָיָה לָךְ מ Jeremiah 3:3, i.e. thou wast shameless ("" מֵאַנְתְּ הִכָּלֵם).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מֵצַח m. (it is not proved from Isaiah 48:4, to be also f.), with suff. מִצְחִי forehead, 1 Samuel 17:49. מֵצַח אִשָּׁה זוֹנָה “the (impudent) forehead of a harlot,” Jeremiah 3:3; Ezekiel 3:7, חִזִקֵי מֵצַח “of an impudent forehead;” verses Ezekiel 3:8, Ezekiel 3:9; Isaiah 48:4, מִצְחֲךָ נְחוּשָׁה “thy forehead (is) brass,” i.e. a brazen forehead.

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List of Word Forms
בְּמִצְח֔וֹ בְמִצְח֜וֹ במצחו וּמִצְחֲךָ֖ וּמֵ֨צַח ומצח ומצחך מִצְח֑וֹ מִצְח֣וֹת מִצְחֲךָ֥ מִצְחֶ֑ךָ מִצְחָֽם׃ מִצְחוֹ֙ מֵ֣צַח מֵ֥צַח מצח מצחו מצחות מצחך מצחם׃ bə·miṣ·ḥōw ḇə·miṣ·ḥōw bəmiṣḥōw ḇəmiṣḥōw bemitzCho mê·ṣaḥ mêṣaḥ Metzach miṣ·ḥă·ḵā miṣ·ḥām miṣ·ḥe·ḵā miṣ·ḥō·wṯ miṣ·ḥōw miṣḥăḵā miṣḥām miṣḥeḵā miṣḥōw miṣḥōwṯ mitzchaCha mitzCham mitzChecha mitzCho mitzChot ū·mê·ṣaḥ ū·miṣ·ḥă·ḵā ūmêṣaḥ uMetzach ūmiṣḥăḵā umitzchaCha vemitzCho
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