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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #04496 - מְנֻחָה
1) resting place, rest
1a) resting place
1b) rest, quietness
1307) hn (נהה NHh) AC: Guide CO: Rest AB: ?: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed representing continuance, the h is a picture of a wall that separates the inside from the outside. Combined these mean "continue outside". The shepherd would guide his flock to a place of water. Here is water for drinking as well as green grass for pasturing. Once the flock arrives, they are free to rest after the long journey. A guided journey to a place of rest. A sigh of rest. (eng: night - from the German nocht, as the time of rest)
Nm) na (אנהה ANHh) - I: In the sense of sighing or breathing. [Aramaic only; The plural form of this word meaning, we, is anhnaor anhna] [df: ana hna] KJV (20): I, me, we - Strongs: H576 (אֲנָא), H586 (אֲנַחְנָה)
fm) ihna (אנההי ANHhY) - I: In the sense of sighing or breathing. [The plural form of this word meaning, we, is fnhna, fnhnand fna] [df: ykna yna] KJV (29): I, me, we, ourselves, mine - Strongs: H580 (אֲנוּ), H587 (אֲנַחְנוּ), H589 (אֲנִי), H595 (אָנֹכִי), H5168 (נַחְנוּ)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 resting-place Micah 2:10; Numbers 10:33 (JE), Deuteronomy 12:9 (+ הַנַּחֲלָה) so Psalm 95:11 (׳י s resting- plural), compare Psalm 132:8 2 Chronicles 6:41 (see above), Psalm 132:14; Isaiah 66:1 ("" בַּיִת אֲשֶׁר תִּבְנוּ לִי), compare ׳לַאֲרוֺן וגו׳בֵּית מ 1 Chronicles 28:2; also Isaiah 11:10; probably also Genesis 49:15 ("" טוֺב הָאָרֶץ here is apparently substantive, ⅏ reads adjective טוֺבָה; but read perhaps מְנֻחהֹ, his resting-place, from מָנוֺחַ, Ball Hpt Holz after ᵑ6); מְנוּחֹת שַׁאֲנַנּוֺת Isaiah 32:18 (+ נְוֵה שָׁלוֺם, מִשְׁכְּנוֺת מִבְטַחִים); of ׳י s word Zechariah 9:1; resting-place on journey, in ׳שַׂר מ Jeremiah 51:59 (Ew Gf Gie and others); figurative for security, assurance 2 Samuel 14:17 (taken from resting, equilibrium, of scale according to Klo).
2 rest, quietness, plural מֵי מְנֻחוֺת Psalm 23:2; = refreshment Isaiah 28:12 ("" מַרְגֵּעָה); rest (from enemies) = peace 1 Kings 8:56 (compare 1 Kings 5:18), ׳אִישׁ מ 1 Chronicles 22:9 a man of peace (compare הֵנִיחַ v b); = relief from sorrow Jeremiah 45:3; condition of rest and security attained by marriage Ruth 1:9 (= מָנוֺחַ Ruth 3:1). — ׳מ Judges 20:43 is perhaps proper name, compare GFM.