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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4686 - מְצֻדָה

mâtsûd, metsûdâh, metsûdâh
maw-tsood', mets-oo-daw', mets-oo-daw'  
Word Origin
for (04685)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) net, prey, net prey

1a) net

1b) prey

2) fastness, stronghold

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3803 ‑ παγίς (pag‑ece');  4042 ‑ περιοχή (per‑ee‑okh‑ay');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (21) NAS (21) HCS (24)
1 Samuel 3
2 Samuel 5
1 Chronicles 2
Job 2
Psalms 7
Ezekiel 3
1 Samuel 3
2 Samuel 5
1 Chronicles 2
Job 1
Psalms 7
Ezekiel 3
1 Samuel 3
2 Samuel 5
1 Chronicles 2
Job 1
Psalms 7
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 4
n-cfp 1
n-cfs 9
n-cfp 1
n-cfs 9
n-cfp 1
n-cfs 9

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)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. מְצוּדָה noun feminine net, prey; — absolute ׳מ Ezekiel 13:21; Psalm 66:11; suffix מְצוּדָתִי Ezekiel 12:13; Ezekiel 17:20; —

1 net, in figureof ׳י s judgment, Ezekiel 12:13; Ezekiel 17:20 (both "" רֶשֶׁת), Psalm 66:11.

2 prey Ezekiel 13:21 (figurative).

II. מְצוּדָה noun feminine fastness, stronghold; — absolute ׳מ 1 Samuel 22:4 +, מְצֻדֶה 2 Samuel 5:9, construct מְצֻדַת 2 Samuel 5:7; suffix מְצוּדָתִי Psalm 18:3 +, מְצֻדָתִי 2 Samuel 22:2; plural מְצוּדוֺת Psalm 31:3; — fastness of David, 1 Samuel 22:4,5; 1 Samuel 24:23 (Gi v. 1 Samuel 24:22) 2 Samuel 5:17; 2 Samuel 23:14 = 1 Chronicles 11:16; read also מְצֻדַת עֲדֻלָּם 1 Samuel 22:1; 2 Samuel 23:13; 1 Chronicles 11:15, for ᵑ0מְעָדַת (see מְעָרָה p. 1 Chronicles 79:2 b); of Jerusalem, מְצֻדַת צִיּוֺן 2 Samuel 5:7 = 1 Chronicles 11:5, compare 2 Samuel 5:9; home of eagle Job 39:28 (+ שֶׁןסֶֿלַע); elsewhere figurative of ׳י Psalm 18:3= 2 Samuel 22:2; Psalm 31:4; Psalm 71:3 (all + סַלְעִי), Psalm 91:2 (+ מַחְסִי), Psalm 144:2 (+חַסְדִּי, but this dubious, Krochm Gr Che חִסְנִי, Dy חִזְקִ, Du סַלְעִי; possibly is מַתְסִי); also כֵּית מְצוּדוֺת Psalm 31:8.

II. צוד (√ of following; relation to I. צוד dubious; compare Assyrian sîdîtu, Arabic (), Aramaic זְוָדָה, , Palmyrene זוד, all provisions (especially for journey); in Thes = I. צוד; on game as early food of nomads see RS Semitic i. 205; 2nd ed. 222f. compare Doughty Arab. Des. i. 70,326, 562; ז (Arabic Aramaic) is then secondary).

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List of Word Forms
בִּמְצֽוּדָתִ֑י בִּמְצוֹדָ֣ה בַּמְּצָד֥וֹת בַּמְּצֹד֔וֹת בַּמְּצֻדָ֔ה בַּמְּצוּדָ֑ה בַּמְּצוּדָ֔ה בַּמְּצוּדָֽה׃ בַמְּצוּדָ֑ה במצדה במצדות במצודה במצודה׃ במצודתי הַמְּצוּדָֽה׃ המצודה׃ וּ֝מְצוּד֗וֹ וּמְצֻדָתִ֖י וּמְצוּדָֽה׃ וּמְצוּדָתִ֑י וּמְצוּדָתִ֗י וּמְצוּדָתִ֣י וּמְצוּדָתִי֮ ומצדתי ומצודה׃ ומצודו ומצודתי לִמְצוּדָ֑ה למצודה מְצֻדַ֣ת מְצוּד֗וֹת מצדת מצודות bam·mə·ṣā·ḏō·wṯ bam·mə·ṣō·ḏō·wṯ bam·mə·ṣu·ḏāh bam·mə·ṣū·ḏāh ḇam·mə·ṣū·ḏāh bamməṣāḏōwṯ bamməṣōḏōwṯ bamməṣuḏāh bamməṣūḏāh ḇamməṣūḏāh bammetzaDot bammetzoDot bammetzuDah bim·ṣō·w·ḏāh bim·ṣū·ḏā·ṯî bimṣōwḏāh bimṣūḏāṯî bimtzoDah bimtzudaTi ham·mə·ṣū·ḏāh hamməṣūḏāh hammetzuDah lim·ṣū·ḏāh limṣūḏāh limtzuDah mə·ṣu·ḏaṯ mə·ṣū·ḏō·wṯ məṣuḏaṯ məṣūḏōwṯ metzuDat metzuDot ū·mə·ṣu·ḏā·ṯî ū·mə·ṣū·ḏā·ṯî ū·mə·ṣū·ḏāh ū·mə·ṣū·ḏōw ūməṣūḏāh ūməṣuḏāṯî ūməṣūḏāṯî ūməṣūḏōw umetzuDah umetzudaTi umetzuDo vammetzuDah
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