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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #4579 - מָעָה

Transliteration
mêʻâh
Phonetics
may-aw'
Origin
from (H4578)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
1227b
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) grain (of sand)

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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1292) om (מאה MAh) AC: ? CO: Belly AB: ?: The pictograph m is a picture of water representing what is Unknown, the o is a picture of an eye representing knowing. Combined these mean "Unknown knowing". The gut is the seat of the unconscious mind where ones instincts resides.

A) om (מאה MAh) AC: ? CO: Sand AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root]

Nf1) eom (מאהה MAhH) - Sand: KJV (1): sand - Strongs: H4579 (מָעָה)

H) eom (מאהה MAhH) AC: ? CO: Belly AB: ?

Nm ) eom (מאהה MAhH) - Belly: The gut, the internal organs of the lower torso, the seat of the unconscious mind. Also the seat of emotion. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (33): bowels, heart, womb, belly - Strongs: H4577 (מְעָא), H4578 (מֵעֶה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [מָעָה] noun feminine grain (of sand), si vera lectio (Late Hebrew מָעָה, seed (of melon, etc.), coin, Aramaic , מָעָא coin); — only feminine plural suffix: וַיְהִי כַחוֺל זֵרְעֶ֔ךָ וְצֶאֱצָאֵימֵעֶיךָ כִּמְעֹתָיוּ Isaiah 48:19 and thy seed had been like the sand, and the offspring of thy bowels like the grains thereof, compare ᵑ9ᵑ7 De Di Du and others > plural of [מֵעֶה] the entrails of it (i.e. the sea) AE Ges Hi Che Comm.ᵐ5 ὡς ὁ χοῦς τῆς γῆς, whence Gr כְּעפרותיו.

מָעוֺג see עוג. מָעוֺז, מָעֹז see עוז (compare עזז).

I, II. מָעוֺן, מְע(וֺ)נָה, מְעוֺנֹתַי see עון.


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

מָעָה an unused root, which appears to have had the meaning of flowing down, softness, like the cogn. מוֹא, ماء, ماه, ماع, מוּג see under מַי p. 468, A. Hence


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List of Word Forms
כִּמְעֹתָ֑יו כמעתיו kim‘ōṯāw kim·‘ō·ṯāw kimoTav
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