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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #553 - אָמֵץ

Transliteration
'âmats
Phonetics
aw-mats'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
117
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to be strong, alert, courageous, brave, stout, bold, solid, hard

1a) (Qal) to be strong, brave, bold

1b) (Piel) to strengthen, secure (for oneself), harden (heart), make firm, make obstinate, assure

1c) (Hithpael) to be determined, to make oneself alert, strengthen oneself, confirm oneself, persist in, prove superior to

1d) (Hiphil) to exhibit strength, be strong, feel strong

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2480 ‑ ἰσχύω (is‑khoo'‑o);  4732 ‑ στερεόω (ster‑eh‑o'‑o);  5242 ‑ ὑπερέχω (hoop‑er‑ekh'‑o);  436 ‑ ἀνθίστημι (anth‑is'‑tay‑mee);  450 ‑ ἀνίστημι (an‑is'‑tay‑mee);  4692 ‑ σπεύδω (spyoo'‑do);  5348 ‑ φθάνω (fthan'‑o);  654 ‑ ἀποστρέφω (ap‑os‑tref'‑o);  1765 ‑ ἐνισχύω (en‑is‑khoo'‑o);  2043 ‑ ἐρείδω (er‑i'‑do);  2478 ‑ ἰσχυρός (is‑khoo‑ros');  2479 ‑ ἰσχύς (is‑khoos');  2902 ‑ κρατέω (krat‑eh'‑o);  3870 ‑ παρακαλέω (par‑ak‑al‑eh'‑o);  4060 ‑ περιτίθημι (per‑ee‑tith'‑ay‑mee);  2729 ‑ κατισχύω (kat‑is‑khoo'‑o);  2901 ‑ κραταιόω (krat‑ah‑yo'‑o);  407 ‑ ἀνδρίζω (an‑drid'‑zom‑ahee);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (41) NAS (41) HCS (40)
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 6
Joshua 5
Ruth 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 7
Job 2
Psalms 7
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 3
Amos 1
Nahum 1
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 6
Joshua 5
Ruth 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 7
Job 2
Psalms 7
Proverbs 3
Isaiah 3
Amos 1
Nahum 1
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 6
Joshua 5
Ruth 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 7
Job 2
Psalms 7
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 3
Amos 1
Nahum 1
BYZ TIS TR
v-hi3msXa 2
v-pPms 1
v-pi2ms 2
v-pi3ms 1
v-pp2ms 2
v-pp3ms 1
v-pvmp 1
v-pvms 1
v-pw3fs 1
v-pw3mp 1
v-pw3ms 2
v-qi3ms 1
v-qp3cp 3
v-qvmp 3
v-qvms 8
v-qw3mp 1
v-tPfs 1
v-tp3ms 2
v-tw3mp 1
v-hi3msXa 2
v-pPms 1
v-pi2ms 2
v-pi3ms 1
v-pp2ms 2
v-pp3ms 1
v-pvmp 1
v-pvms 1
v-pw3fs 1
v-pw3mp 1
v-pw3ms 2
v-qi3ms 1
v-qp3cp 3
v-qvmp 3
v-qvms 8
v-qw3mp 1
v-tPfs 1
v-tp3ms 2
v-tw3mp 1
v-hi3msXa 2
v-pPms 1
v-pi2ms 2
v-pi3ms 1
v-pp2ms 2
v-pp3ms 1
v-pvmp 1
v-pvms 1
v-pw3fs 1
v-pw3mp 1
v-pw3ms 2
v-qi3ms 1
v-qp3cp 3
v-qvmp 3
v-qvms 8
v-qw3mp 1
v-tPfs 1
v-tp3ms 2
v-tw3mp 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1294) ym (מתס MTs) AC: Squeeze CO: ? AB: Strong: The pictograph m is a picture of water representing might, the y representing the side. Combined these mean "mighty sides". When one strengthens the sides internal pressure is forced on the sides of the upper body.

A) ym (מתס MTs) AC: Squeeze CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) ym (מתס MTs) - Squeeze: KJV (1): extortioner - Strongs: H4160 (מוּץ)

B) yym (מתסתס MTsTs) AC: Suck CO: ? AB: ?: A pressing with the lips.

V) yym (מתסתס MTsTs) - Suck: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) milk - Strongs: H4711 (מָצַץ)

Nf1) eyym (מתסתסה MTsTsH) - Unleavened: A hard and flat bread or cake made without leaven. As a food that can be sucked on. KJV (53): unleavened bread, cakes, unleavened, without leaven - Strongs: H4682 (מַצָּה)

C) yma (אמתס AMTs) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Strong: A strong pressure or pressing. A mental strength of courage or determination.

V) yma (אמתס AMTs) - Strong: To be mentally strong, firm, obstinate or courageous. KJV (41): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) strengthen, courage, strong, courageous, harden, speed, stronger, confirm, establish, fortify, increase, obstinate, prevail - Strongs: H553 (אָמֵץ)

Nf1) yma (אמתסה AMTsH) - Strength: KJV (1): strength - Strongs: H556 (אַמְצָה)

am) ymam (מאמתס MAMTs) - Strength: KJV (1): forces - Strongs: H3981 (מַאֲמָץ)

bm) yima (אמיתס AMYTs) - Strong: KJV (6): strong, mighty, courageous - Strongs: H533 (אַמִּץ)

cm) yfma (אמותס AMWTs) - Strong: KJV (2): bay - Strongs: H554 (אָמֹץ)

gm) ymfa (אומתס AWMTs) - Strong: KJV (1): strong - Strongs: H555 (אֹמֶץ)

E) aym (מתסא MTsA) AC: Find CO: ? AB: ?: In the sense of squeezing something out of its hidden place.

V) aym (מתסא MTsA) - Find: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (464): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) find, present, come, meet, befall, get, suffice, deliver, hit, left, hold, reach - Strongs: H4291 (מְטָה), H4672 (מָצָא)

H) eym (מתסה MTsH) AC: Wring CO: ? AB: ?: A squeezing out of a liquid by wringing.

V) eym (מתסה MTsH) - Wring: To squeeze out by wringing. KJV (7): (vf: Paal, Niphal) wring, suck - Strongs: H4680 (מָצָה)

J) yfm (מותס MWTs) AC: ? CO: Chaff AB: ?: When a seed of grain is squeezed the chaff is removed.

Nm) yfm (מותס MWTs) - Chaff: KJV (8): chaff - Strongs: H4671 (מוֹץ)

M) yim (מיתס MYTs) AC: Wring CO: ? AB: ?: A squeezing out of a liquid by wringing.

Nm) yim (מיתס MYTs) - Wring: KJV (3): churn, wring, force - Strongs: H4330 (מִיץ)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אָמֵץ fut. יֶאֱמַץ, to be alert, firm, strong (kindred to חָמַץ, חָמַם to be eager); prop. of the alertness of the feet, rüftig, rafch auf den füßen fehn, to be strong in the feet, swift-footed (compare Piel No. 1, אָמֹץ and the Arabic use); figuratively used of an alert and strenuous mind, opp. to כָּרַע (to have the knees sinking, to be cast down in mind), 2 Chronicles 13:18. Followed by מִן to prevail over any one, Genesis 25:23; Psalms 18:18, 142:7. חֲזַק וֶאֱמַץ “be strong and alert,” i.e. of a strong and undaunted mind, Deuteronomy 31:7, 23 Deuteronomy 31:23 -Josh. 1:618. (Arab. أَبَصَ to be alert, nimble, used of a horse; whence أَبُرصُ, אָמֹץ a nimble horse.)

Piel אִמֵּץ

(1) to make strong, prop. failing feet, Job 4:4; Isaiah 35:3. Hence, to make the mind active and strong, Deuteronomy 3:28; Job 16:5.

(2) to strengthen, Isaiah 41:10; Psalms 89:22; 2 Chronicles 11:17; Proverbs 31:17, 24:5.

(3) to restore, to repair a building, i.q. חִוֵק 2 Chronicles 24:13 also, to set up, to build, Proverbs 8:28.

(4) to harden (the heart), Deuteronomy 2:30, 15:7 2 Chronicles 36:13.

(5) to appoint, to choose. Psalms 80:18, “(whom) thou hast chosen for thyself,” comp. verse 16 Psalms 80:16; Isaiah 44:14.

Hiphil intrans. to be strong, used of the mind, Psalms 27:14, 31:25.

Hithpael.

(1) to be alert, followed by a gerund; to do anything speedily, 1 Kings 12:18; 2 Chronicles 10:18.

(2) to strengthen oneself, used of conspirators, 2 Chronicles 13:7.

(3) to harden oneself, i.e. to be of a fixed mind, Ruth 1:18. Compare חִזַּק.

[Derivatives, אַמִּיץ, אָמֹץ, אֹמֶץ, אַמְצָה, מַאֲמָץ, pr.n. אָמוֹץ, אַמְצִי, אֲמַצְיָה.]

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List of Word Forms
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