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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4964 - מֶתֶג

Word Origin
from an unused root meaning to curb
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) bridle

1a) bridle (for animals)

1b) control, authority (figuratively)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2759 ‑ κέντρον (ken'‑tron);  5469 ‑ χαλινός (khal‑ee‑nos');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (5) HCS (4)
2 Kings 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
2 Kings 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
n-cms 1
n-cmsc 1
n-cms 1
n-cmsc 1
n-cms 1
n-cmsc 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2361) ctm (מתג MTG) AC: ? CO: Bridle AB: ?

Nm ) ctm (מתג MTG) - Bridle: KJV (4): bridle, bit - Strongs: H4964 (מֶתֶג)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מֶ֫תֶג noun masculine bridle (Aramaic (ᵑ7) מִתְגָּא; Late Hebrew מֶתֶג of secondary accent ָֽ; מִתֵּג Pi`el denominative put on a bridle); —

1 literally bridle, for animals; מֶתֶגלַחֲמוֺר Proverbs 26:3 a whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, etc.; וָרֶסֶן׳בְּמ Psalm 32:9 with bridle and halter (on text of verse compare Che); of ׳י's birdle for Sennach. (under figure of beast), וּמִתְגִּי בִּשְׂפָתֶיךָ 2 Kings 19:28 and I will put (וְשַׂמְתִּי) my hook in thy nose and my bridle in thy lips = Isaiah 37:29 (see Dr Is. ed. 2,220).

2 figurative = control, authority, only in הָאַמָּה׳מ 2 Samuel 8:1 authority of the mother city, according to MV Buhl, of especially We Dr; Bu omit as corrupt (see I. אַמָּה, above); see, further, HPS.

מְתוּשָׁאֵל, מְתוּשֶׁ֫לַח see below מַת above

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מֶתֶג with suff. מִתְגִּי a bridle, Psalms 32:9; Proverbs 26:3. As to the passage 2 Samuel 8:1, see אַמָּה No. 3.

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List of Word Forms
בְּמֶֽתֶג־ במתג־ וּמִתְגִּי֙ ומתגי מֶ֣תֶג מתג bə·me·ṯeḡ- bemeteg bəmeṯeḡ- me·ṯeḡ Meteg meṯeḡ ū·miṯ·gî umitGi ūmiṯgî
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