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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4288 - מְחִתָּה

Word Origin
from (02846)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) destruction, ruin, terror, a breaking

1a) terror, dismay, object of terror

1b) ruin

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1167 ‑ δειλία (di‑lee'‑ah);  5156 ‑ τρόμος (trom'‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (11) NAS (11) HCS (11)
Psalms 1
Proverbs 7
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 7
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 7
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
n-cfs 9
n-cfsc 2
n-cfs 9
n-cfsc 2
n-cfs 9
n-cfsc 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1183) th (ההת HhT) AC: Break CO: ? AB: F |kjv: dread, broken, fear, dismayed - Strongs: H2844 (חַת)

Nf1 ) eth (ההתה HhTH) - F |kjv: terror - Strongs: H2847 (חִתָּה)

af1 ) ethm (מההתה MHhTH) - Firepan: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (22): censer, firepan, snuffdish - Strongs: H4289 (מַחְתָּה)

lm) thth (ההתההת HhTHhT) - F |kjv: fear - Strongs: H2849 (חַתְחַת)

B) tth (ההתת HhTT) AC: Break CO: ? AB: Fear

V) tth (ההתת HhTT) - Break: To broken in fear or terror. KJV (54): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) dismayed, afraid, break in pieces, broken, break down, abolish, amazed, confound, discouraged, beat down, scarest, terrify - Strongs: H2865 (חָתַת)

Nm) tth (ההתת HhTT) - Breaking: KJV (1): cast down - Strongs: H2866 (חֲתַת)

bf) tith (ההתית HhTYT) - F |kjv: terror - Strongs: H2851 (חִתִּית)

H) eth (ההתה HhTH) AC: Seize CO: ? AB: ?: To break down causing a great fear.

V) eth (ההתה HhTH) - Seize: KJV (4): (vf: Paal) take, heap - Strongs: H2846 (חָתָה)

M) tih (ההית HhYT) AC: ? CO: Ruin AB: ?: Something that is broken into pieces.

kf1) etihm (מההיתה MHhYTH) - Ruin: KJV (11): destruction, terror, ruin, dismay - Strongs: H4288 (מְחִתָּה)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מְחִתָּה noun feminine terror, destruction, ruin, in poetry (especially Proverbs) — absolute ׳מ Proverbs 10:14 8t.; construct מְחִתַּת Proverbs 10:15; Proverbs 14:28; —

1. a. terror, Isaiah 54:14 ("" עשֶׁק), Jeremiah 17:17; = object of terror, Jeremiah 48:39 ("" שְׂחֹק).

b. dismay, Proverbs 21:15 (opposed to שִׂמְחָה).

2 ruin, of strongholds Psalm 89:41; רָזוֺן׳בְּאֶפֶס לְאֹם מ Proverbs 14:28 without people is ruin to a prince (opposed to הַדְרַתמֶֿלֶךְ); דַּלִּים׳מ רֵישָׁם Proverbs 10:15 the ruin of the poor (is) their poverty; as consequence of evil-doing לְפֹעֲלֵי אָוֶן׳מ Proverbs 10:29 (opposed to מָעוֺז); of fools לֿוֺ׳מִּי כְסִיל מ Proverbs 18:7, compare Proverbs 13:3 (opposed to שֹׁמֵר נַפְשׁוֺ); קְרֹבָה׳מִּי אֱוִיל מ Proverbs 10:14 the mouth of a fool is imminent ruin.

חֵת, חִתִּי see above

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מְחִתָּה f. (from the root חָתַת), properly a breaking; hence

(1) destruction, ruin, Proverbs 10:14, 29 Proverbs 10:29, 13:3 18:7 Jeremiah 17:17; Psalms 89:41.

(2) consternation, alarm, Proverbs 10:15 (see the root No. 2); terror, Proverbs 21:15; Isaiah 54:14.

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List of Word Forms
וְלִמְחִתָּ֖ה וּ֝מְחִתָּ֗ה וּמִ֨מְּחִתָּ֔ה ולמחתה ומחתה וממחתה לִמְחִתָּ֑ה למחתה מְחִתַּ֖ת מְחִתַּ֥ת מְחִתָּ֥ה מְחִתָּה־ מְחִתָּה׃ מחתה מחתה־ מחתת lim·ḥit·tāh limchitTah limḥittāh mə·ḥit·tāh mə·ḥit·tāh- mə·ḥit·taṯ mechittah mechitTat məḥittāh məḥittāh- məḥittaṯ ū·mə·ḥit·tāh ū·mim·mə·ḥit·tāh umechitTah ūməḥittāh uMimechitTah ūmimməḥittāh velimchitTah wə·lim·ḥit·tāh wəlimḥittāh
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