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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4209 - מְזִמָּה

Word Origin
from (02161)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) purpose, discretion, device, plot

1a) purpose

1b) discretion

1c) devices (evil)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 946 ‑ βδέλυγμα (bdel'‑oog‑mah);  1012 ‑ βουλή (boo‑lay');  1771 ‑ ἔννοια (en'‑noy‑ah);  2570 ‑ καλός (kal‑os');  3892 ‑ παρανομία (par‑an‑om‑ee'‑ah);  5429 ‑ φρόνιμος (fron'‑ee‑mos);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (19) NAS (19) HCS (19)
Job 2
Psalms 5
Proverbs 8
Jeremiah 4
Job 2
Psalms 5
Proverbs 8
Jeremiah 4
Job 2
Psalms 5
Proverbs 8
Jeremiah 4
n-cfp 8
n-cfpc 2
n-cfs 5
n-cfp 7
n-cfpc 2
n-cfs 6
n-cfp 7
n-cfpc 2
n-cfs 6

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1151) mz (זמ ZM) AC: Plot CO: Plan AB: Mischief: The devising of a plan of action.

A) mz (זמ ZM) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Mischief: An action or plan to do wickedness or a sexual perversion.

Nf1) emz (זמה ZMH) - Mischief: KJV (29): lewdness, wickedness, mischief, heinous crime - Strongs: H2154 (זַמָּה)

kf1) emzm (מזמה MZMH) - Mischief: KJV (19): discretion, device, thought, wickedly, inventions, lewdness, mischievous - Strongs: H4209 (מְזִמָּה)

B) mmz (זממ ZMM) AC: Plot CO: Plan AB: ?

V) mmz (זממ ZMM) - Plot: To device a plan of action, usually with evil intent. KJV (13): (vf: Paal) thought, devise, consider, purpose, imagine, plot - Strongs: H2161 (זָמַם)

Nm) mmz (זממ ZMM) - Plan: KJV (1): wicked device - Strongs: H2162 (זָמָם)

G) mez (זהמ ZHM) AC: Loathe CO: ? AB: ?

V) mez (זהמ ZHM) - Loathe: KJV (1): (vf: Piel) abhorreth - Strongs: H2092 (זָהַם)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מְזִמָּה noun feminine purpose, discretion, device (Jeremiah and Wisdom Literature), מְזִמָּה Job 42:2 5t.; הַמְּזִמָּ֫תָה Jeremiah 11:15 ** altogether עָֽשְׂתָה מְזִמֹּת ַ˜הנְדָרִים וּבְשַׂר קֹדֶשׁ יִעֲבִרוּ מֵעָלַיִח תָעָתֵךְ (but read for רַבִּים׳המ with ᵐ5הַמְּזִמֹּת ַ˜הנְדָרִים); מְזִמָּתוֺ Jeremiah 51:11; plural absolute מְזִמּוֺת Psalm 37:7 7t.; construct id. Jeremiah 23:20; Jeremiah 30:24; suffix מְזִמּוֺתָיו Psalm 10:4; —

1 of ׳י's purposes Job 42:2; chiefly in punishment (compare זָמַם, זִמָּה) Jeremiah 23:20; Jeremiah 30:24; Jeremiah 51:11("" זמם Jeremiah 51:12).

2 power of devising, discretion Proverbs 1:4 ("" דַּעַת), Proverbs 2:11 ("" תְּבוּנָה), Proverbs 3:21 ("" תֻּשִׁיָּה), Proverbs 5:2 ("" דַּעַת); דַּעַת מְזִמּוֺת Proverbs 8:12.

3. a. evil thoughts of men Psalm 10:4, evil devices of men Job 21:27 ("" מחשׁבות), Psalm 10:2; Psalm 21:12 (both with חָשַׁב).

b. wickedness in act Jeremiah 11:15; Psalm 37:7 (both with עָשָׂה), Psalm 139:20 לִמְזִמָּה = wickedly; — note phrases: מְזִמּוֺת אישׁ a man of (evil) devices (or practices) Proverbs 12:2 (opposed to טוֺכ) Proverbs 14:17; בַּעַלמְֿזִמּוֺת Proverbs 24:8 ("" מְחַשֵּׁבלְהָרֵעַ; see בַּעַל).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מְזִמָּה f. (from the root זָמַם).

(1)  counsel, Job 42:2 especially that which is evil or pernicious, Psalms 10:2, 21:12 37:7 Jeremiah 23:20 also a thought, Psalms 10:4.

(2) i.q. דַּעַת מְזִמּוֹת (Proverbs 8:12), counsel, prudence, craftiness, Proverbs 1:4, 3:21 5:2 8:12 and in s bad sense, the devising of snares, malice; whence אִישׁ מְזִמּוֹת a fraudulent man, Proverbs 12:2, 14:17 בַּעַל מְזִמּוֹת id. 24:8.

(3) wickedness, Job 21:27; Psalms 139:20.

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List of Word Forms
בִּמְזִמּ֖וֹת במזמות הַֽמְזִמָּ֙תָה֙ המזמתה וּ֝מְזִמּ֗וֹת וּמְזִמָּֽה׃ ומזמה׃ ומזמות לִמְזִמָּ֑ה למזמה מְ֝זִמָּ֗ה מְ֝זִמּ֗וֹת מְ֭זִמָּה מְזִמָּֽה׃ מְזִמָּת֖וֹ מְזִמּ֑וֹת מְזִמּ֣וֹת מְזִמּ֥וֹת מְזִמּֽוֹת׃ מְזִמּוֹתָֽיו׃ מזמה מזמה׃ מזמות מזמות׃ מזמותיו׃ מזמתו bim·zim·mō·wṯ bimzimMot bimzimmōwṯ ham·zim·mā·ṯāh hamzimMatah hamzimmāṯāh lim·zim·māh limzimMah limzimmāh mə·zim·mā·ṯōw mə·zim·māh mə·zim·mō·w·ṯāw mə·zim·mō·wṯ mezimMah məzimmāh mezimmaTo məzimmāṯōw mezimMot mezimmoTav məzimmōwṯ məzimmōwṯāw ū·mə·zim·māh ū·mə·zim·mō·wṯ umezimMah ūməzimmāh umezimMot ūməzimmōwṯ
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