the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4041 - מְגַמָּה
1) meaning uncertain; perhaps hordes, accumulation, assembling, eagerness (of Babylonians)
1059) mc (גמ GM) AC: Gather CO: Foot AB: ?: The pictograph c is a picture of the foot and means to walk. The m is water. Combined these mean "walking to water". The watering well or other place of water is a gathering place for men, animals and plants for drinking. Men and animals may walk great distances for these watering holes while plants grow in abundance in them. (eng: game - from the Latin word game meaning leg)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
גמץ (√ of following, Aramaic גְּמַץ dig (perhaps denominative)).
מְגַמָּה f. (from the root גָּמַם), a crowd, band, forces; found once Habakkuk 1:9, used of the Chaldee invaders, מְגַמַּת פֵּנֵיהֶם קָרִימָה “the crowd of their faces looks straight on,” ihrer Sefichter Schaar ift dormärts gerichtet. Arab. جُمَّةُ, جَمَّةُ a troop, a multitude. Kimchi, on Psalms 27:8, uses this word to express longing, panting; compare Arab. جَمَّ to desire, to be near and urgent on something.