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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3985 - מָאַן

Transliteration
mâ'ên
Phonetics
maw-ane'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1138
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) (Piel) to refuse

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1014 ‑ βούλομαι (boo'‑lom‑ahee);  4255 ‑ προαιρέω (pro‑ahee‑reh'‑om‑ahee);  544 ‑ ἀπειθέω (ap‑i‑theh'‑o);  1410 ‑ δύναμαι (doo'‑nam‑ahee);  1522 ‑ εἰσακούω (ice‑ak‑oo'‑o);  2309 ‑ θέλω ();  5219 ‑ ὑπακούω (hoop‑ak‑oo'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (41) NAS (41) HCS (41)
Genesis 3
Exodus 5
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 9
Hosea 1
Zechariah 1
Genesis 3
Exodus 5
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 10
Hosea 1
Zechariah 1
Genesis 3
Exodus 6
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 10
Hosea 1
Zechariah 1
BYZ TIS TR
v-pi2mp 1
v-pi3mp 1
v-pi3ms 2
v-pp2fs 1
v-pp2mp 1
v-pp2ms 1
v-pp3cp 10
v-pp3fs 3
v-pp3ms 5
v-pw2mp 1
v-pw2ms 1
v-pw3fs 1
v-pw3mp 3
v-pw3ms 9
v-pi2mp 1
v-pi3mp 1
v-pi3ms 2
v-pp2fs 1
v-pp2mp 1
v-pp2ms 1
v-pp3cp 10
v-pp3fs 4
v-pp3ms 5
v-pw2mp 1
v-pw2ms 1
v-pw3fs 1
v-pw3mp 3
v-pw3ms 9
v-pi2mp 1
v-pi3mp 1
v-pi3ms 2
v-pp2fs 1
v-pp2mp 1
v-pp2ms 1
v-pp3cp 10
v-pp3fs 4
v-pp3ms 5
v-pw2mp 1
v-pw2ms 1
v-pw3fs 1
v-pw3mp 3
v-pw3ms 9
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1290) nm (מנ MN) AC: Firm CO: Kind AB: Sure: The pictograph m is a picture of water or other liquid such as blood, the n is a picture of a seed representing continuance. Combined these mean "blood continues". Each species (kind) continues by passing its blood to the following generation, which comes from the parent. Also the idea of strength through the blood. (eng: man; name - a reversal of the letters; animal; omen)

A) nm (מנ MN) AC: ? CO: Portion AB: What: What comes from something else as one kind comes from the same.

Nm) nm (מנ MN) - What: Also who or where. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (26): manna, whosoever, who, whoso, what, instrument, from, of - Strongs: H4478 (מָן), H4479 (מַן), H4482 (מֵן)

Nf1) enm (מנה MNH) - Portion: A set amount. KJV (14): portion, part, belonged - Strongs: H4490 (מָנָה)

Nf2) tnm (מנת MNT) - Portion: What belongs to someone or something. KJV (7): portion - Strongs: H4521 (מְנָת)

B) nnm (מננ MNN) AC: ? CO: Number AB: ?: A numbering of a kind.

ebm) ninim (מינינ MYNYN) - Number: [Aramaic only] KJV (1): number - Strongs: H4510 (מִנְיָן)

C) nma (אמנ AMN) AC: Firm CO: Pillar AB: ?: Something that grabs hold or supports something else. The passing of strength or skill to the next generation. A large group of the same kind are stronger than one.

V) na (אמנ AMN) - Firm: To stand firm as a support. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (111): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) believe, assurance, faithful, sure, establish, trust, verify, steadfast, continuance, father, bring up, nurse, stand, fail - Strongs: H539 (אָמַן), H540 (אֲמַן)

Nm) nma (אמנ AMN) - I. Craftsman:One who is firm in his talents. II. Amen:An affirmation of firmness and support. KJV (31): workman, amen, truly, so be it - Strongs: H542 (אָמָּן), H543 (אָמֵן)

Nf1) enma (אמנה AMNH) - I. Sure:What is firm. II. Nourished:One given support through food. KJV (5): sure, indeed, portion, brought up - Strongs: H545 (אָמְנָה), H546 (אָמְנָה), H548 (אֲמָנָה)

Nf2) tnma (אמנת AMNT) - Truth: What is firm. KJV (127): truth, true, truly, faithfully, assured, establishment, faithful, sure - Strongs: H571 (אֱמֶת)

cm) nfma (אמונ AMWN) - Craftsman: One who is firm in his talents. KJV (1): brought up - Strongs: H525 (אָמוֹן)

dm) nfma (אמונ AMWN) - Firmness: KJV (5): faithful, trusting, trusty - Strongs: H529 (אֵמוּן)

df1) enfma (אמונה AMWNH) - Firmness: KJV (49): faithfulness, truth, faithfully, office, faithful, faith, stability, steady, truly - Strongs: H530 (אֱמֻנָה)

gm) nmfa (אומנ AWMN) - Firmness: KJV (1): truth - Strongs: H544 (אֹמֶן)

gf1) enmfa (אומנה AWMNH) - Pil KJV (1): pillar - Strongs: H547 (אֹמְנָה)

pm ) mnma (אמנמ AMNM) - Sure: KJV (9): truth, indeed, true, surely, no doubt - Strongs: H551 (אָמְנָם)

opm) mnmfa (אומנמ AWMNM) - Sure: KJV (5): indeed, surety - Strongs: H552 (אֻמְנָם)

D) nam (מאנ MAN) AC: Refuse CO: ? AB: ?: A strength of the will.

V) nam (מאנ MAN) - Refuse: KJV (41): (vf: Piel) refuse - Strongs: H3985 (מָאַן)

Nm) nam (מאנ MAN) - Refuse: KJV (5): refuse - Strongs: H3986 (מָאֵן), H3987 (מֵאֵן)

H) enm (מנה MNH) AC: ? CO: Number AB: ?: The grouping together and counting of those that are of the same kind.

V) enm (מנה MNH) - Number: To count or number a set of things or people. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (33): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Pual, Piel, Participle) number, prepare, appoint, tell, count, set - Strongs: H4483 (מְנָא), H4487 (מָנָה)

Nm) enm (מנה MNH) - Maneh: A unit of measurement. KJV (8): mene, maneh, pound - Strongs: H4484 (מְנֵא), H4488 (מָנֶה)

gm) enfm (מונה MWNH) - Time: A counting of time. KJV (2): time - Strongs: H4489 (מֹנֶה)

J) nfm (מונ MWN) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Likeness: Those of the same kind, look alike.

if1) enfmt (תמונה TMWNH) - Likeness: KJV (10): likeness, similitude, image - Strongs: H8544 (תִּמֻנָה)

L) nmi (ימנ YMN) AC: ? CO: Right AB: ?: The right hand as the strong hand. The Hebrews oriented direction according to the rising sun therefore, the south is to the right.

V) nmi (ימנ YMN) - Right: To turn or go to the right hand. [df: Nma] KJV (5): (vf: Hiphil) turn right - Strongs: H541 (אָמַן), H3231 (יָמַן)

bf ) nimi (ימינ YMYN) - Right: The right hand or the direction of the right hand. KJV (139): hand, right, side, south - Strongs: H3225 (יָמִין)

fm) inmi (ימני YMNY) - Right: The right hand or the direction of the right hand. KJV (33): right, right hand - Strongs: H3233 (יְמָנִי)

if) nmit (תימנ TYMN) - South: The direction the right hand points when oriented toward the rising sun. KJV (23): south, southward - Strongs: H8486 (תֵּמָן)

bfm) inimi (ימיני YMYNY) - Right: The right hand or the direction of the right hand. KJV (2): right - Strongs: H3227 (יְמִינִי)

M) nim (מינ MYN) AC: ? CO: Kind AB: ?

Nm ) nim (מינ MYN) - I. Kind:A category of species. [df: ynm]II. From:[Hebrew and Aramaic; The short form " m " is used as a prefix meaning "from"] KJV (165): kind, among, with, from, since, after, at, by, whether, of, part, before, because, therefore, out, for, than - Strongs: H4327 (מִין), H4480 (מִנֵּי), H4481 (מִן)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [מָאֵן verb Pi`el refuse (

Qal perhaps be distasteful, compare Syr, taeduit, piguit, Aph`el be slothful; Late Hebrew Pi`el, as term, techn. of girl, refuse to acknowledge marriage contract; possibly akin to Ethiopic reject; Arabic is sustain, maintain); —

Pi`el Perfect מֵאֵן Exodus 7:14 4t.; feminine singular מֵאֲנָה Jeremiah 15:18 3t.; מֵאַנְתָּ Exodus 10:3, etc.; Imperfect יְמָאֵן Exodus 22:16; וַיְמָאֵן Genesis 37:35 8t. etc.; Inf. abs מָאֵן Exodus 22:16; — refuse, (followed by Infinitive except 6t. see below) human subject Genesis 37:35 (J), Jeremiah 31:15; Exodus 22:17 (twice in verse); Numbers 20:21; Numbers 22:14 (all E), Deuteronomy 25:7; 1 Samuel 8:19; 2 Samuel 2:23; 2 Samuel 13:9; 1 Kings 20:35; 1 Kings 21:15; Esther 1:12; Jeremiah 50:33 compare Job 6:7; Psalm 77:3; Proverbs 21:25; Jeremiah 15:18; without Infinitive וַיְמָאֵן וַיּאֹמֶר Genesis 39:8; Genesis 48:19 (both J), 1 Samuel 28:23;; also 2 Kings 5:16; especially of refusing to obey ׳י's commands Exodus 4:23; Exodus 7:14; Exodus 10:3; Exodus 16:28 (all J), Nehemiah 9:17; also Psalm 78:10; Proverbs 21:7; Hosea 11:5, see especially Jeremiah 3:3; Jeremiah 5:3 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 8:5; Jeremiah 9:5; Jeremiah 11:10; compare Jeremiah 25:28; Zechariah 7:11; without Infinitive = be recusant Proverbs 1:24; Isaiah 1:20 once subject ׳י Numbers 22:13 (E).

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List of Word Forms
וַיְמָאֲנ֣וּ וַיְמָאֵ֓ן ׀ וַיְמָאֵ֖ן וַיְמָאֵ֗ן וַיְמָאֵ֣ן וַיְמָאֵ֣ן ׀ וַיְמָאֵ֥ן וַיְמָאֵֽן׃ וַיְמָאֵן֙ וַתְּמָאֵ֑נוּ וַתְּמָאֵ֖ן וַתְּמָאֵ֞ן וימאן וימאן׃ וימאנו ותמאן ותמאנו יְמָאֲנ֛וּ יְמָאֵ֛ן ימאן ימאנו מֵ֝אֲנ֗וּ מֵֽאֲנָה֙ מֵֽאֲנוּ֙ מֵֽאַנְתֶּ֔ם מֵאֲנ֖וּ מֵאֲנ֥וּ מֵאֲנָ֖ה מֵאֲנָ֛ה מֵאֲנָ֣ה מֵאֵ֖ן מֵאֵ֣ן מֵאֵ֥ן מֵאֵ֨ין מֵאֵן֙ מֵאַ֔נְתָּ מֵאַ֖נְתְּ מָאֵ֧ן מאין מאן מאנה מאנו מאנת מאנתם תְּמָאֲנ֖וּ תמאנו mā’ên mā·’ên maEn mê’ănāh mê’ant mê’antā mê’antem mê’ănū mê’ên mê·’ă·nāh mê·’ă·nū mê·’an·tā mê·’an·tem mê·’ant mê·’ên meaNah meAnt meAnta meanTem meaNu meEin meEn tə·mā·’ă·nū təmā’ănū temaaNu vattemaEn vattemaEnu vaymaaNu vaymaEn wat·tə·mā·’ê·nū wat·tə·mā·’ên wattəmā’ên wattəmā’ênū way·mā·’ă·nū way·mā·’ên waymā’ănū waymā’ên yə·mā·’ă·nū yə·mā·’ên yəmā’ănū yəmā’ên yemaaNu yemaEn
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