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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4539 - מָסָךְ

Word Origin
from (05526)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) covering, rag, screen

1a) covering

1b) screen (of the tabernacle)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1942 ‑ ἐπικάλυμμα (ep‑ee‑kal'‑oo‑mah);  2571 ‑ κάλυμμα (kal'‑oo‑mah);  2665 ‑ καταπέτασμα (kat‑ap‑et'‑as‑mah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (25) NAS (25) HCS (24)
Exodus 16
Numbers 6
2 Samuel 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Exodus 16
Numbers 6
2 Samuel 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Exodus 16
Numbers 6
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1333) kx (סכ SK) AC: Cover CO: Booth AB: ?: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn representing protection, the k is a picture of the palm of the hand representing a covering. Combined these mean "protective covering". The watcher over the crops, flock or herd, would construct a covering (booth) as a shelter from the sun, wind or rain. These coverings were often constructed on an elevated position, and from materials readily available such as bushes, thorns and small trees. (eng: shack - with the exchange of the s and sh)

A) kx (סכ SK) AC: Cover CO: Booth AB: ?: A covering, hedge or thicket of thorns or bushes for protection from the elements or predators.

Nm) kx (סכ SK) - I. Booth: II. Thorn:[df: KV]KJV (2): multitude, prick - Strongs: H5519 (סַךְ), H7899 (שֵׂךְ)

am ) kxm (מסכ MSK) - Covering: In the sense of a booth as a covering. KJV (25): hanging, covering, curtain - Strongs: H4539 (מָסָךְ)

sm) nikx (סכינ SKYN) - Knife: A sharp point like a thorn. [df: NykV] KJV (1): knife - Strongs: H7915 (שַׂכִּין)

B) kkx (סככ SKK) AC: Cover CO: Hedge AB: ?: The intertwining branches of thorn bushes for making a defensive wall.

V) kkx (סככ SKK) - Hedge: To surround with a wall of protection or covering. [df: KkV] KJV (23): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Pilpel, Participle) cover, covering, defense, defend, hedge, join, set, shut - Strongs: H5526 (שָׂכַךְ)

J) kfx (סוכ SWK) AC: Cover CO: Booth AB: ?: The booth is a covering.

V) kfx (סוכ SWK) - Hedge: To surround as hedge of protection. [df: KwV] KJV (3): (vf: Paal) hedge, fence - Strongs: H7753 (שׂוּךְ)

Nm ) kfx (סוכ SWK) - I. Booth:A dwelling place. [df: KV]II. Branch:As used for making booths. [df: KwV]KJV (5): tabernacle, den, pavilion, covert, bough - Strongs: H5520 (סֹךְ), H7900 (שׂךְ)

Nf1 ) ekfx (סוכה SWKH) - I. Booth:A dwelling place. II. Harpoon:As a barbed thorn. [df: hkV]III. Branch: Used for building a booth. [df: hkwV] KJV (34): tabernacle, booth, pavilion, cottage, covert, tent, branch - Strongs: H5521 (סֻכָּה), H7754 (שׂוֹכָה), H7905 (שֻׂכָּה)

kf1 ) ekfxm (מסוכה MSWKH) - Hedge: As a wall of thorns. [df: hkwVm hkVm] KJV (4): hedge, covering - Strongs: H4534 (מְסוּכָה), H4540 (מְסֻכָה), H4881 (מְשׂוּכָה)

L) kxi (יסכ YSK) AC: ? CO: Booth AB: ?

am ) kxfm (מוסכ MWSK) - Booth: KJV (2): covert - Strongs: H4329 (מֵיסָךְ)

M) kix (סיכ SYK) AC: ? CO: Booth AB: ?

Nf3 ) tfkix (סיכות SYKWT) - Booth: KJV (1): tabernacle - Strongs: H5522 (סִכּוּת)

N) ikx (סכי SKY) AC: Cover CO: ? AB: ?

dm ) ifkx (סכוי SKWY) - Covering: [df: ywkV] KJV (1): heart - Strongs: H7907 (שֶׂכְוִי)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מָסָךְ noun [masculine] covering, screen; — absolute ׳מ 2 Samuel 17:19 11t.; construct מָסַךְ Isaiah 22:8 12t.; —

1 covering, large cloth spread (פרשׂ) over well to hide persons within 2 Samuel 17:19; figurative of protection, or of eye-screen, יְהוּדָה׳וַיְגַל אֶתמֿ Isaiah 22:8; screen, of cloud Psalm 105:39 (פרשׂ).

2 name given (in P) to each of three screens, of tabernacle:

a. at gate (שַׁעַר) of court Exodus 27:16; Exodus 35:17; Exodus 38:18; Exodus 39:40; Exodus 40:8,33; Numbers 3:26 (מֶּתַח), Numbers 4:26.

b. at entrance (מֶּתַח) of tent Exodus 26:36,37; Exodus 35:15; Exodus 36:37; Exodus 39:38; Exodus 40:5,28; Numbers 3:25,31; Numbers 4:25,

c.׳מָּרֹכֶת הַמּ (see ׳פ), dividing off the Most Holy Place within the tent, Exodus 35:12; Exodus 39:34; Exodus 40:21; Numbers 4:5.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מָסָךְ m. constr. מָסַךְ (from the root סָכַךְ), a covering, 2 Samuel 17:19 specially used of the vail before the gate of the holy tent, Exodus 26:36, sq.; 39:38 40:5 and of the court, Exodus 35:17, 39:40 called more fully פָּרֹכֶת הַמָּסָךְ Exodus 35:12, 39:34 40:21. Isaiah 22:8, וַיְגַל אֵת מָסַךְ יְהוּדָה “and the vail of Judah shall be uncovered,” i.e. Judah shall be exposed to shame; an image taken from a virgin, whose vail has been taken away by outrageous and violent men. The same figure is used in Arabic; see Schult. Origg. Hebr. § 258.

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List of Word Forms
הַמָּסָ֑ךְ הַמָּסָ֔ךְ הַמָּסָֽךְ׃ הַמָּסָךְ֙ המסך המסך׃ וְהַ֨מָּסָ֔ךְ וּמָסַ֕ךְ וּמָסַ֞ךְ והמסך ומסך לְמָסָ֑ךְ לַמָּסָ֗ךְ למסך מָסַ֔ךְ מָסַ֖ךְ מָסַ֣ךְ מָסַ֣ךְ ׀ מָסַ֥ךְ מָסַךְ֙ מָסָ֣ךְ ׀ מָסָךְ֙ מסך ham·mā·sāḵ hammaSach hammāsāḵ hammasoCh lam·mā·sāḵ lammaSach lammāsāḵ lə·mā·sāḵ lemaSach ləmāsāḵ mā·saḵ mā·sāḵ maSach māsaḵ māsāḵ masoCh ū·mā·saḵ umaSach ūmāsaḵ veHammaSach wə·ham·mā·sāḵ wəhammāsāḵ
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