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Entry for Strong's #4241 - מִחְיָה

Word Origin
from (02421)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) preservation of life, sustenance

1a) preservation of life

1b) sustenance

1c) reviving

1d) the quick of the flesh, live flesh, tender or raw flesh

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4047 ‑ περιποίησις (per‑ee‑poy'‑ay‑sis);  5287 ‑ ὑπόστασις (hoop‑os'‑tas‑is);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (8) HCS (7)
Genesis 1
Leviticus 2
Judges 2
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 2
Genesis 1
Leviticus 2
Judges 2
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 2
Genesis 1
Leviticus 1
Judges 2
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 2
n-cfs 5
n-cfsc 2
n-cfs 5
n-cfsc 2
n-cfs 5
n-cfsc 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1171) ih (ההי HhY) AC: Live CO: Stomach AB: Life: When the stomach is empty one is famished and week and when it is filled one is revived. This organ is seen as the life as an empty stomach is like death but a revived stomach is life.

A) ih (ההי HhY) AC: ? CO: Stomach AB: Life

Nf ) ih (ההי HhY) - Stomach: Literally the organ that holds food (see Job 38:39) but figurative of life. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (508): live, life, beast, alive, creature, running, living thing, raw, springing, appetite, quick - Strongs: H (), 2416">H2417"translation="">2416 (), H2417 ()

Nf3) tfih (ההיות HhYWT) - Living: KJV (1): living - Strongs: H2424 (חַיּוּת)

H) eih (ההיה HhYH) AC: ? CO: Sustenance AB: Life

V) eih (ההיה HhYH) - Live: The revival of life from food or other necessity. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (268): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Piel) live, alive, save, quicken, revive, life, recover - Strongs: H2418 (חֲיָא), H2421 (חָיָה)

Nm) eih (ההיה HhYH) - Lively: Having the vigor of life. KJV (1): lively - Strongs: H2422 (חָיֶה)

hf1) eihm (מההיה MHhYH) - Sustenance: A food that revives life. KJV (8): revive, quick, preserve life, sustenance, victuals, recover - Strongs: H4241 (מִחְיָה)

K) fih (ההיו HhYW) AC: ? CO: Beast AB: ?

Nf1 ) efih (ההיוה HhYWH) - Beast: A living creature. [Aramaic only] KJV (20): beast - Strongs: H2423 (חֵיוָה)

M) iih (ההיי HhYY) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Life

V) iih (ההיי HhYY) - Live: KJV (23): (vf: Paal, Piel) live, life - Strongs: H2425 (חָיַי)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מִחְיָה noun feminine preservation of life, sustenance, ׳מ Genesis 45:5 4t.; construct מִחְיַת Leviticus 13:10,24; suffix מִחְיָתֶ֑ךָ Judges 17:10; —

1 preservation of life Genesis 45:5 (E), 2 Chronicles 14:12.

2 sustenance Judges 6:4; Judges 17:10.

3 reviving, Ezra 9:8,9.

4 the quick (בָּשָׂר) מִחְיַת the quick (or raw spot) of the flesh Leviticus 13:10,24 (P).

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List of Word Forms
וּמִֽחְיַ֛ת וּמִחְיָתֶ֑ךָ ומחית ומחיתך לְמִֽחְיָ֔ה למחיה מִֽחְיַ֣ת מִֽחְיָ֔ה מִֽחְיָ֗ה מִֽחְיָ֥ה מִֽחְיָה֙ מחיה מחית lə·miḥ·yāh lemichYah ləmiḥyāh michYah michYat miḥ·yāh miḥ·yaṯ miḥyāh miḥyaṯ ū·miḥ·yā·ṯe·ḵā ū·miḥ·yaṯ umichYat umichyaTecha ūmiḥyaṯ ūmiḥyāṯeḵā
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