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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4583 - מָעִין

mâ‛ôn, mâ‛ı̂yn
maw-ohn', maw-een'  
Word Origin
from the same as (05772)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) dwelling, habitation, refuge

1a) lair, refuge (of jackals)

1b) dwelling

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2143 ‑ εὐπρέπεια (yoo‑prep'‑i‑ah);  2732 ‑ κατοικητήριον (kat‑oy‑kay‑tay'‑ree‑on);  3624 ‑ οἶκος (oy'‑kos);  5117 ‑ τόπος (top'‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (19) NAS (18) HCS (18)
Deuteronomy 1
1 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Psalms 5
Jeremiah 5
Nahum 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1
Deuteronomy 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Chronicles 2
Psalms 5
Jeremiah 5
Nahum 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1
Deuteronomy 1
1 Samuel 2
2 Chronicles 2
Psalms 5
Jeremiah 5
Nahum 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1
n-cms 4
n-cmsc 11
n-p 1
n-cms 4
n-cmsc 11
n-p 1
n-cms 4
n-cmsc 11
n-p 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1359) no (אהנ AhN) AC: Watch CO: Eye AB: Affliction: The pictograph o is a picture of the eye, the n is a picture of a seed representing continuance. Combined these mean "eye of continuance". The nomadic agriculturist carefully watches over his livestock and crops by keeping a close eye on them. It was common to construct a shelter consisting of a roof on four posts, as a shelter from the glare of the sun. (eng: eye - with the removal of the n)

A) no (אהנ AhN) AC: Watch CO: Furrow AB: Affliction: A watching over something of importance. The furrow formed between the eyes when intently looking or from depression. A cloud as a covering that provides shade.

Nf3) tfno (אהנות AhNWT) - Affliction: An oppression or depression. KJV (1): affliction - Strongs: H6039 (עֱנוּת)

am) nom (מאהנ MAhN) - That: A close watching. [Always used with the prefix l meaning "to"] KJV (10): that, to, for, because, lest, intent - Strongs: H4616 (מַעַן)

af1 ) enom (מאהנה MAhNH) - Furrow: A depression in the ground. KJV (3): acre, furrow - Strongs: H4618 (מַעֲנָה)

fm) ino (אהני AhNY) - Affliction: One who is oppressed or depressed. Also the oppression or depression. KJV (120): affliction, trouble, poor, lowly, man - Strongs: H6040 (עֳנִי), H6041 (עָנִי)

iff2) tinot (תאהנית TAhNYT) - Fasting: Through the idea of affliction. KJV (1): heaviness - Strongs: H8589 (תַּעֲנִית)

B) nno (אהננ AhNN) AC: Watch CO: Cloud AB: ?: A watching over something of importance.

V) nno (אהננ AhNN) - Watch: KJV (11): (vf: Piel, Participle) observer, soothsayer, bring, sorceress, enchanter - Strongs: H6049 (עָנַן)

Nm) nno (אהננ AhNN) - Cloud: As watched to tell the weather. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (88): cloud - Strongs: H6050 (עֲנָן), H6051 (עָנָן)

Nf1) enno (אהננה AhNNH) - Cloud: As watched to tell the weather. KJV (1): cloud - Strongs: H6053 (עֲנָנָה)

bm) nino (אהנינ AhNYN) - Business: A careful watching over a task or burden. KJV (8): traveil, business - Strongs: H6045 (עִנְיָן)

H) eno (אהנה AhNH) AC: Afflict CO: Depression AB: ?: A furrow depression is formed between the eyes when watching intensely. The furrow may also be formed by concentration or depression.

V) eno (אהנה AhNH) - Afflict: To oppress another causing depression. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (85): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) afflict, humble, force, exercise, sing - Strongs: H6031 (עָנָה), H6033 (עֲנֵה)

J) nfo (אהונ AhWN) AC: Watch CO: Abode AB: ?: The home is a place closely watched. Protection of the home by keeping of a close eye on it.

V) nfo (אהונ AhWN) - Watch: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) eyed - Strongs: H5770 (עָיַן)

Nf1) enfo (אהונה AhWNH) - Habitation: KJV (1): duty - Strongs: H5772 (עֹנָה)

am) nfom (מאהונ MAhWN) - Abode: The dwelling place of a god (temple) , man (home) or animal (den) . Also a retreat. [df: Nyem] KJV (19): habitation, dwelling, den, dwellingplace - Strongs: H4583 (מָעִין)

kf1 ) enfom (מאהונה MAhWNH) - Abode: The dwelling place of a god (temple) , man (home) or animal (den) . Also a retreat. KJV (9): dwelling, place, den, refuge, habitation - Strongs: H4585 (מְעוֹנָה)

K) fno (אהנו AhNW) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Gentle: In the sense of a careful watching.

Nm) fno (אהנו AhNW) - Gentle: One who is oppressed or depressed. [df: wyne] KJV (26): meek, humble, poor, lowly - Strongs: H6035 (עָנָיו)

Nf1 ) efno (אהנוה AhNWH) - Gentleness: KJV (7): humility, gentleness, meekness - Strongs: H6037 (עַנְוָה), H6038 (עֲנָוָה)

L) noi (יאהנ YAhN) AC: Watch CO: Owl AB: ?

Nf ) noi (יאהנ YAhN) - I. Because:In the sense of paying attention. II. Yaeyn:An unknown bird. KJV (18): because, even seeing, forasmuch, that, whereas, why, ostrich - Strongs: H3282 (יַעַן), H3283 (יָעֵן)

Nf1) enoi (יאהנה YAhNH) - Owl: A bird that watches. KJV (8): owl - Strongs: H3284 (יַעֲנָה)

M) nio (אהינ AhYN) AC: ? CO: Eye AB: ?: The eye reveals the heart of the person. A well, spring or fountain as the eye of the ground.

Nf) nio (אהינ AhYN) - Eye: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (892): eye, sight, seem, colour, fountain, well, face, presence, before, conceit, think - Strongs: H5869 (עַיִן), H5870 (עַיִן)

am) niom (מאהינ MAhYN) - Spring: As the eye of the ground. KJV (23): fountain, well, spring - Strongs: H4599 (מַעְיָנָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. מָעוֺן noun [masculine] dwelling, habitation; — absolute ׳מ Psalm 71:3 +, construct מְעוֺן Jeremiah 25:30 +, suffix מְעוֺנֶ֑ךָ Psalm 91:9, etc.; —

1 lair of jackals Jeremiah 9:10; Jeremiah 10:22; Jeremiah 49:33; Jeremiah 51:37 (all of desolated cities); אֲרָיוֺת׳מ Nahum 2:12 ("" מִרְעֶה; figurative of Nineveh).

2 dwelling of ׳י:

a. in heavenקָדְשְׁךָ ׳מ Deuteronomy 26:15 compare Jeremiah 25:30 ("" מָרוֺם), Zechariah 2:17; Psalm 68:6; 2 Chronicles 30:27.

b. in templeבְּיתֶ֑ךָ ׳מ Psalm 26:8, מְעוֺנוֺ 2 Chronicles 36:15 (only here alone).

3 figurative of׳י as abode of his people, ׳צוּר מ Psalm 71:3, ׳מ alone Psalm 90:1; Psalm 91:9. — ׳מ 1 Samuel 2:29,32is unintelligible (see Commentaries), possibly read מְעוֺיֵן ( eyeing [enviously], see עין denominative) Klo HPS, compare ᵐ5 Bu. מְעוֺנָהּ Zephaniah 3:7 is difficult in context, ᵐ5 We Now read מֵעֵינֶיה (compare Joshua 9:23; 2 Samuel 3:29).

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List of Word Forms
בִּמְע֥וֹן במעון וּמִמְּע֤וֹן וממעון לִמְע֥וֹן למעון מְע֣וֹן מְע֥וֹן מְעוֹן־ מְעוֹנֶֽךָ׃ מְעוֹנֽוֹ׃ מִמְּע֥וֹן מִמְּע֨וֹן מָע֑וֹן מָע֔וֹן מָע֡וֹן מָע֣וֹן ממעון מעון מעון־ מעונו׃ מעונך׃ bim‘ōwn bim·‘ō·wn bimon lim‘ōwn lim·‘ō·wn limon mā‘ōwn mā·‘ō·wn maon mə‘ōwn mə‘ōwn- mə‘ōwneḵā mə‘ōwnōw mə·‘ō·w·ne·ḵā mə·‘ō·w·nōw mə·‘ō·wn mə·‘ō·wn- meon meoNecha meoNo mim·mə·‘ō·wn mimeon mimmə‘ōwn ū·mim·mə·‘ō·wn umimeon ūmimmə‘ōwn
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