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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4679 - מְצָדָה

metsad, metsâd, metsâdâh
mets-ad', mets-awd', mets-aw-daw'  
Word Origin
from (06679)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) fort, stronghold, fastness

1a) mountain-fastness

1b) stronghold

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 996 ‑ βοήθεια (bo‑ay'‑thi‑ah);  3794 ‑ ὀχύρωμα (okh‑oo'‑ro‑mah);  4042 ‑ περιοχή (per‑ee‑okh‑ay');  4728 ‑ στενός (sten‑os');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (11) NAS (11) HCS (11)
Judges 1
1 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 3
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 3
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 3
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
n-cfp 5
n-cfpc 2
n-cms 1
n-cfp 6
n-cfpc 2
n-cms 1
n-cfp 6
n-cfpc 2
n-cms 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1395) dy (תסד TsD) AC: Hide CO: Side AB: Stronghold: The pictograph y is a picture of the side of a man. One lies down to sleep, hide or ambush. (eng: side)

A) dy (תסד TsD) AC: ? CO: Side AB: Stronghold

Nm ) dy (תסד TsD) - I. Side: II. Concerning:On the side of something. [Aramaic only] KJV (35): side, beside, another, concerning, against - Strongs: H6654 (צַד), H6655 (צַד)

km) dym (מתסד MTsD) - Stronghold: A hiding place surrounded by sides. KJV (11): stronghold, hold, castle, fort, munition - Strongs: H4679 (מְצָדָה)

adf1) edfym (מתסודה MTsWDH) - Stronghold: A hiding place surrounded by sides. KJV (22): fortress, hold, snare, stronghold, castle, fort, defense - Strongs: H4686 (מְצֻדָה)

H) edy (תסדה TsDH) AC: Lay down CO: ? AB: ?

V) edy (תסדה TsDH) - Lay-down: KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Niphal) wait, hunt, destroy - Strongs: H6658 (צָדָה)

Nm) edy (תסדה TsDH) - True: Posed as a question, "is it true", as if laying something down for investigation. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): - Strongs: H6656 (צְדָא)

ff1) eidy (תסדיה TsDYH) - Ambush: A laying down in wait. KJV (2): lay - Strongs: H6660 (צְדִיָּה)

J) dfy (תסוד TsWD) AC: Hunt CO: Snare AB: ?

V) dfy (תסוד TsWD) - Hunt: To hunt in the sense of laying in ambush. KJV (18): (vf: Paal, Hitpael) hunt, take, chase, provision, sore - Strongs: H6679 (צִיד)

am) dfym (מתסוד MTsWD) - Snare: A tool used for trapping animals while the hunter lies in wait. KJV (6): net, snare, bulwark - Strongs: H4685 (מְצֹדָה)

af1) edfym (מתסודה MTsWDH) - Snare: A tool used for trapping animals while the hunter lies in wait. KJV (6): net, munition, hold - Strongs: H4685 (מְצֹדָה)

M) diy (תסיד TsYD) AC: Hunt CO: Meat AB: ?

Nm ) diy (תסיד TsYD) - I. Hunter:One who lays in ambush. II. Meat:The produce of the hunt. KJV (20): venison, hunter, victuals, provision, hunting, catch, food, hunting - Strongs: H6718 (צַיִד), H6719 (צַיָּד)

Nf1) ediy (תסידה TsYDH) - Meat: The produce of the hunt. KJV (10): venison, victuals, provision, meat - Strongs: H6720 (צֵדָה)

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AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מְצָד, מְצַד noun feminine Jeremiah 48:41 fastness, stronghold (properly hunting-place?); — absolute מְצָד 1 Chronicles 11:7; 1 Chronicles 12:16, מְצַד 1 Chronicles 12:8; plural absolute מְצָדוֺת 1 Samuel 23:14+, construct id. 1 Samuel 23:29 (Gi, 1 Samuel 24:1 van d. H. Baer), Isaiah 33:16; —

1 mounting-fastness Judges 6:2; 1 Samuel 23:14,19,29 (see above), Ezekiel 33:27; 1 Chronicles 12:8; 1 Chronicles 12:16; מְצָדוֺת סְלָעִים Isaiah 33:16.

2 more Generally, stronghold Jeremiah 48:41; Jeremiah 51:30; Ezekiel 19:9 (Baer Gi; van d. H. מְצֹדוֺת id. [II. מְצוֺדָה] Ew Hi-Sm Da and others; nets [1. מְצוֺדָה] Krae; strike out Co Oort Toy); citadel of Jerusalem 1 Chronicles 11:7.

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List of Word Forms
בִּמְצָד֥וֹת בַּמְּצָד֔וֹת בַּמְצָ֑ד בַמְּצָדוֹת֙ במצד במצדות הַמְּצָדֽוֹת׃ המצדות׃ וְהַמְּצָד֖וֹת והמצדות לַמְצַ֨ד לַמְצָ֖ד למצד מְצָד֥וֹת מצדות bam·mə·ṣā·ḏō·wṯ ḇam·mə·ṣā·ḏō·wṯ bam·ṣāḏ bamməṣāḏōwṯ ḇamməṣāḏōwṯ bammetzaDot bamṣāḏ bamTzad bim·ṣā·ḏō·wṯ bimṣāḏōwṯ bimtzaDot ham·mə·ṣā·ḏō·wṯ hamməṣāḏōwṯ hammetzaDot lam·ṣaḏ lam·ṣāḏ lamṣaḏ lamṣāḏ lamTzad mə·ṣā·ḏō·wṯ məṣāḏōwṯ metzaDot vammetzadOt vehammetzaDot wə·ham·mə·ṣā·ḏō·wṯ wəhamməṣāḏōwṯ
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