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Strong's #4270 - מַחְסֹר

makh-sore', makh-sore'
from (H2637)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) need, poverty, thing needed

1a) need, thing needed

1b) lack, want

1c) need, poverty

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1640 ‑ ἐλάσσων (el‑as'‑sone, el‑at'‑tone);  5303 ‑ ὑστέρημα (hoos‑ter'‑ay‑mah);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (13)
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 8
NAS (13)
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 8
HCS (13)
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 8
BSB (13)
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 8
ESV (13)
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 8
WEB (13)
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 8
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2187) rxh (ההסר HhSR) AC: Diminish CO: ? AB: Lacking: Something or someone that is lacking or diminished in quantity or quality. [from: xh- needing support]

V) rxh (ההסר HhSR) - Diminish: To be lacking or decrease. KJV (21): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Piel) want, lack, fail, decrease, abate, lower, bereave - Strongs: H2637 (חָסֵר)

Nm) rxh (ההסר HhSR) - Lacking: KJV (21): void, want, lack, fail, destitute, need, poverty - Strongs: H2638 (חָסֵר), H2639 (חֶסֶר)

bm) rixh (ההסיר HhSYR) - Lacking: [Aramaic only] KJV (1): wanting - Strongs: H2627 (חַסִּיר)

gm) rxfh (ההוסר HhWSR) - Lacking: KJV (3): want - Strongs: H2640 (חֹסֶר)

jm) nfrxh (ההסרונ HhSRWN) - Lacking: KJV (1): wanting - Strongs: H2642 (חֶסְרוֹן)

acm) rfxhm (מההסור MHhSWR) - Lacking: KJV (13): want, lack, need, poor, poverty, penury - Strongs: H4270 (מַחְסֹר)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַחְסוֺר, מַחְסֹר noun [masculine] need, thing needed, poverty; — ׳מ absolute Proverbs 11:24 6t.; construct Judges 18:10; Judges 19:19; suffix מַחְסוֺרְךָ Judges 19:20; מַחְסרְךָ Proverbs 6:11; מַחְסֹרוֺ Deuteronomy 15:8; plural suffix מַחְסֹרֶיךָ Proverbs 24:34; —

1 need = thing needed דֵּי מַחְסֹרוֺ Deuteronomy 15:8 enough for his need (followed by אשׁר יֶחְסַר לוֺ, compare חָסֵר verb); עָלָ֑י׳כָּלמֿ Judges 19:20 all thy need be upon me (for me to provide).

2 lack, want כָּלדָּֿבָר׳אֵין מ Judges 18:10 no lack of anything, Judges 19:19; Psalm 34:10.

3 in General, need, poverty Proverbs 6:11 ("" רֵאשׁ) = Proverbs 24:34 ("" רֵישׁ), Proverbs 11:24; Proverbs 14:23; Proverbs 21:5; Proverbs 22:16; Proverbs 28:27; ׳אִישׁ מ Proverbs 21:17 a man of poverty.

חַף see II. חפף.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
List of Word Forms
וּ֝מַחְסֹֽרְךָ֗ וּ֝מַחְסֹרֶ֗יךָ ומחסריך ומחסרך לְמַחְסֽוֹר׃ למחסור׃ מַ֝חְס֗וֹר מַ֭חְסוֹר מַחְס֑וֹר מַחְס֔וֹר מַחְס֖וֹר מַחְסֹר֔וֹ מַחְסוֹרְךָ֖ מחסור מחסורך מחסרו lə·maḥ·sō·wr lemachSor ləmaḥsōwr machSor machsorCha machsoRo maḥ·sō·rōw maḥ·sō·wr maḥ·sō·wr·ḵā maḥsōrōw maḥsōwr maḥsōwrḵā ū·maḥ·sō·re·ḵā ū·maḥ·sō·rə·ḵā umachsorecha umachsoReicha ūmaḥsōreḵā ūmaḥsōrəḵā
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