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Strong's #4464 - מַמְזֵר

from an unused root meaning to alienate
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) bastard, child of incest, illegitimate child

1a) bastard

1b) mixed population (figuratively)

1c) born of a Jewish father and a heathen mother or visa versa

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 241 ‑ ἀλλογενής (al‑log‑en‑ace');  4204 ‑ πόρνη (por'‑nay);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Deuteronomy 1
Zechariah 1
NAS (5)
Deuteronomy 3
Zechariah 2
HCS (2)
Deuteronomy 1
Zechariah 1
BSB (2)
Deuteronomy 1
Zechariah 1
ESV (2)
Deuteronomy 1
Zechariah 1
WEB (2)
Deuteronomy 1
Zechariah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2333) rzm (מזר MZR) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

am ) rzmm (ממזר MMZR) - Bastard: KJV (2): bastard - Strongs: H4464 (מַמְזֵר)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַמְזֵר noun masculine bastard, specifically child of incest (Late Hebrew id. (see Levy), מַמְזֵרוּת incest; Aramaic (loan-word) מַמְזֵרָא bastard): —

1 literally bastard, Deuteronomy 23:3 (see Dr).

2 perhaps figurative collective, of mixed population Zechariah 9:6 ᵐ5 ἀλλογενεῖς (compare also Gei Urschrift 52f.)

II. מזר (√ of following, si vera lectio; possibly = spread out; Aramaic stretch oneself, compare Arabic aequaliter distendit utrem).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מַמְזֵר m.

(1)  spurious, a bastard, Deuteronomy 23:3 LXX. ἐκ πορνῆς; Vulg. de scorto natus; and so also the Oriental interpreters, as well as the Rabbins, who use this word of a bastard. [For the limitations as to this use, see Thes. p. 781.]

(2) metaph. foreigner, Zechariah 9:6 LXX. ἀλλογενής. Foreign nations are often compared to harlots [as being seducers to idolatry] by the Hebrew poets [i.e. inspired prophets]; see Isaiah 23:17, 18 Isaiah 23:18. (The unused Hebrew root מָזַר prob. had the same meaning as נָזַר to separate but used in a bad sense, to despise, to contemn; whence ذزر Med. Damma, to be of little worth, contemptible; compare مرز to put to shame; and Syr. ܡܣܰܪ Aph. to contemn. Others take it from the root זוּר, whence the noun מְזֵר a foreign country; and hence מַמְזֵר.)

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List of Word Forms
מַמְזֵ֖ר ממזר mam·zêr mamZer mamzêr
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