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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #4583 - מָעִין
1) dwelling, habitation, refuge
1a) lair, refuge (of jackals)
1359) no (אהנ AhN) AC: Watch CO: Eye AB: Affliction: The pictograph o is a picture of the eye, the n is a picture of a seed representing continuance. Combined these mean "eye of continuance". The nomadic agriculturist carefully watches over his livestock and crops by keeping a close eye on them. It was common to construct a shelter consisting of a roof on four posts, as a shelter from the glare of the sun. (eng: eye - with the removal of the n)
A) no (אהנ AhN) AC: Watch CO: Furrow AB: Affliction: A watching over something of importance. The furrow formed between the eyes when intently looking or from depression. A cloud as a covering that provides shade.
V) eno (אהנה AhNH) - Afflict: To oppress another causing depression. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (85): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) afflict, humble, force, exercise, sing - Strongs: H6031 (עָנָה), H6033 (עֲנֵה)
am) nfom (מאהונ MAhWN) - Abode: The dwelling place of a god (temple) , man (home) or animal (den) . Also a retreat. [df: Nyem] KJV (19): habitation, dwelling, den, dwellingplace - Strongs: H4583 (מָעִין)
Nf ) noi (יאהנ YAhN) - I. Because:In the sense of paying attention. II. Yaeyn:An unknown bird. KJV (18): because, even seeing, forasmuch, that, whereas, why, ostrich - Strongs: H3282 (יַעַן), H3283 (יָעֵן)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 lair of jackals Jeremiah 9:10; Jeremiah 10:22; Jeremiah 49:33; Jeremiah 51:37 (all of desolated cities); אֲרָיוֺת׳מ Nahum 2:12 ("" מִרְעֶה; figurative of Nineveh).
2 dwelling of ׳י:
a. in heavenקָדְשְׁךָ ׳מ Deuteronomy 26:15 compare Jeremiah 25:30 ("" מָרוֺם), Zechariah 2:17; Psalm 68:6; 2 Chronicles 30:27.
b. in templeבְּיתֶ֑ךָ ׳מ Psalm 26:8, מְעוֺנוֺ 2 Chronicles 36:15 (only here alone).
3 figurative of׳י as abode of his people, ׳צוּר מ Psalm 71:3, ׳מ alone Psalm 90:1; Psalm 91:9. — ׳מ 1 Samuel 2:29,32is unintelligible (see Commentaries), possibly read מְעוֺיֵן ( eyeing [enviously], see עין denominative) Klo HPS, compare ᵐ5 Bu. מְעוֺנָהּ Zephaniah 3:7 is difficult in context, ᵐ5 We Now read מֵעֵינֶיה (compare Joshua 9:23; 2 Samuel 3:29).