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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4680 - מָצָה
1) to drain, drain out
1a) (Qal) to drain, drain out
1b) (Niphal) to be drained out
1294) ym (מתס MTs) AC: Squeeze CO: ? AB: Strong: The pictograph m is a picture of water representing might, the y representing the side. Combined these mean "mighty sides". When one strengthens the sides internal pressure is forced on the sides of the upper body.
Nf1) eyym (מתסתסה MTsTsH) - Unleavened: A hard and flat bread or cake made without leaven. As a food that can be sucked on. KJV (53): unleavened bread, cakes, unleavened, without leaven - Strongs: H4682 (מַצָּה)
V) yma (אמתס AMTs) - Strong: To be mentally strong, firm, obstinate or courageous. KJV (41): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) strengthen, courage, strong, courageous, harden, speed, stronger, confirm, establish, fortify, increase, obstinate, prevail - Strongs: H553 (אָמֵץ)
V) aym (מתסא MTsA) - Find: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (464): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) find, present, come, meet, befall, get, suffice, deliver, hit, left, hold, reach - Strongs: H4291 (מְטָה), H4672 (מָצָא)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) pr. i.q. מָצַץ, מָזָה to suck, hence to suck out, to drink out. Isaiah 51:17, “thou hast drunk out the inebriating cup, thou hast sucked it out;” i.e. thou hast drunk it greedily even to the dregs, Psalms 75:9; Ezekiel 23:34. (Syr. id. ܡܨܳܝܐܳ a drinking out.)
(2) to press out juice, moisture, followed by מִן from any thing, Judges 6:38. Syr. Pael id.
(1) pass. of Kal No. 1. Psalms 73:10.
(2) pass. of Kal No. 2. Leviticus 1:15, 5:9.
I. מַצָּה f. pr. what is sweet (from the root מָצַץ No. 2), specially sweet, i.e. unfermented bread, such as is used at the passover, opp. to leavened bread (חָמֵץ). חַלַּת מַצָּה an unleavened cake, Leviticus 8:26 pl. חַלּוֹת מַצּוֹת Numbers 6:15 (compare as to the double plural, under יוֹבֵל No. 1, note, and Heb. Gram. ed. 10, § 106, 3), and simply מַצּוֹת unleavened bread. Exodus 12:15, 18 Exodus 12:18. חַנ הַמַּצּוֹת the feast of unleavened bread, the passover, Exodus 23:15, 34:18.
II. מַצָּה fem. (from the root נָצָה I) strife, contention, Proverbs 13:10, 17:19.
the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26