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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4617 - מַעֲנֶה

Word Origin
from (06030)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) answer, response

2) (TWOT) place for task

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (8) HCS (8)
Job 2
Proverbs 5
Micah 1
Job 2
Proverbs 5
Micah 1
Job 2
Proverbs 5
Micah 1
n-cms 2
n-cmsc 3
v-hPms 1
n-cms 2
n-cmsc 4
v-hPms 1
n-cms 2
n-cmsc 4
v-hPms 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1520) ng (גהנ GhN) AC: Answer CO: ? AB: ?

H) eng (גהנה GhNH) AC: Answer CO: ? AB: ?: An answer or reply to a previous question or request.

V) eng (גהנה GhNH) - Answer: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (359): (vf: Paal, Niphal) answer, hear, testify, speak, sing, bear, cry, witness, give - Strongs: H6030 (עָנָה), H6032 (עֲנָה)

am) engm (מגהנה MGhNH) - Answer: KJV (8): answer - Strongs: H4617 (מַעֲנֶה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַעֲנֶה noun masculine Proverbs 15:1 answer, response; — absolute רַֿךְ׳מ Proverbs 15:1 a Gentle answer; construct מַעֲנִה מִּיו Proverbs 15:23, compare לָשׁוֺן׳מ Proverbs 16:1 (i.e. ability to answer); אֱלֹהִים׳מ Micah 3:7i.e. response for guidance; absolute also Proverbs 29:19 response = obedience; Job 32:3,5 reply, refutation; suffix לַמַּעֲנֵהוּ Job 16:4 #NAME? answers (see Toy).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מַעֲנֶה m. (from the root עָנָה)

(1)  reply, answer, Job 32:3, Job 32:5; Proverbs 15:1, 23 Proverbs 15:23 hence

(a) hearing and answering of prayers, Proverbs 16:1.

(b) contradiction, refutation, Job 32:3, Job 32:5.

(2) purpose, intent, whence the abbreviated מַעַן. Proverbs 16:4 compare Arab. غى to purpose.

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List of Word Forms
בְּמַעֲנֵה־ במענה־ לַֽמַּעֲנֵ֑הוּ למענהו מַֽעֲנֶה־ מַעֲנֵ֖ה מַעֲנֵ֥ה מַעֲנֶ֑ה מַעֲנֶ֗ה מַעֲנֶֽה׃ מענה מענה־ מענה׃ bə·ma·‘ă·nêh- bəma‘ănêh- bemaaneh lam·ma·‘ă·nê·hū lamma‘ănêhū lammaaNehu ma‘ăneh ma‘ănêh ma‘ăneh- ma·‘ă·neh ma·‘ă·nêh ma·‘ă·neh- maaNeh
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