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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4490 - מָנָה

Word Origin
from (04487)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) part, portion

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3310 ‑ μερίς (mer‑ece');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (14) NAS (12) HCS (12)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 2
1 Samuel 3
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Esther 3
Psalms 1
Jeremiah 1
Exodus 1
Leviticus 2
1 Samuel 3
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Esther 3
Exodus 1
Leviticus 2
1 Samuel 3
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 2
Esther 3
a-ms 1
n-cfp 6
n-cfs 5
a-ms 1
n-cfp 6
n-cfs 5
n-cfsc 1
a-ms 1
n-cfp 6
n-cfs 5
n-cfsc 1

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)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מָנָה noun feminine part, portion; — ׳מ Exodus 29:26 4t.; (on מְנָָֽתֿ Jeremiah 13:25, compare Psalm 16:5, see מְנָת); plural מָנוֺת 1 Samuel 1:4 5t.; suffix מָֽנוֺתֶ֫הָ Esther 2:9; — part, portion, especially choice portion, Exodus 29:26; Leviticus 7:33; Leviticus 8:29 (all of sacrificial animal; all P); compare 2 Chronicles 31:19; also 1 Samuel 1:4,5; of distributive of choice bits Nehemiah 8:10,12; Esther 9:19,22; compare also Esther 2:9 (see Daniel 1:5,10).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מָנָה prop. to be divided, to be divided out, to divide, see Piel No. 1. (Kindred are מָנַן, and מָנַה. In the Indo-germanic languages there correspond, transp. νέμω; Zend. neeman; Pehlev. nim; and perhaps μέρως, μείρομαι). In Kal

(1) to allot, to assign, followed by לְ Isaiah 65:12.

(2) to prepare, to make ready (prop. to divide into parts, to arrange), e.g. an army, 1 Kings 20:25.

(3) to number, used of the census of the people, 1 Chronicles 21:1, 17 1 Chronicles 21:17, 27:24. (Chald. and Syr. ܡܢܐܳ, מְנָא to number. Perhaps Sanscr. man, to reckon, to think).


(1) to divide (see Kal), to allot, to assign to any one, followed by לְ of pers. Daniel 1:5; Job 7:3.

(2) to appoint, to constitute (used of God), Jonah 2:1, 4:6, Jonah 4:8. Followed by a finite verb, Psalms 61:8, מַן יִנְצְרֻהוּ “appoint (order, cause) that they may preserve him;” followed by עַלּ to set over, Daniel 1:11.

Pual, pass. to be constituted, set over, 1 Chronicles 9:29.

Niphal, pass. of Kal No. 3, to be numbered, Genesis 13:16; Ecclesiastes 1:15 to be numbered with, followed by אֵת Isaiah 53:12.

Derived nouns, besides those which follow, are מְנִי מְנָת, and the proper names תִּמְנָה, תִּמְנָתָה.

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List of Word Forms
הַמָּנָ֔ה המנה לְמָנָ֔ה לְמָנָֽה׃ למנה למנה׃ מְנָת־ מָנ֔וֹת מָנ֖וֹת מָנ֗וֹת מָנָ֥ה מָנֽוֹת׃ מָנוֹת֙ מָנוֹתֶ֙הָ֙ מנה מנות מנות׃ מנותה מנת־ ham·mā·nāh hammaNah hammānāh lə·mā·nāh lemaNah ləmānāh mā·nāh mā·nō·w·ṯe·hā mā·nō·wṯ maNah mānāh maNot manoTeha mānōwṯ mānōwṯehā mə·nāṯ- mənāṯ- menot
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