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Strong's #4389 - מַכְתֵּשׁ

Transliteration
Maktêsh
Phonetics
mak-taysh'
Root Word (Etymology)
the same as (H4388)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Maktesh = “a mortar” or “deep hollow”

1) a hollow or valley evidently in the greater Jerusalem area

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
Zephaniah 1
NAS (1)
Zephaniah 1
HCS (1)
Zephaniah 1
BSB (1)
Zephaniah 1
ESV (1)
Zephaniah 1
WEB (1)
Zephaniah 1
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מַכְתֵּשׁ m. (from the root כָּתַשׁ).

(1)  a mortar, Proverbs 27:22.

(2)  Judges 15:19, prob. mortariolum dentium, Gr. ὁλμίσκος, socket of a tooth, see Bochart, Hieroz. t. i. p. 202. [Is it not a place of such a form that is spoken of in the cited passage?]

(3)  Zephaniah 1:11 [Maktesh], pr.n. of a valley near Jerusalem, prob. so called from its resemblance to a mortar.


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List of Word Forms
הַמַּכְתֵּ֑שׁ המכתש hammachTesh
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