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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3968 - מֵאָה

Transliteration
mê'âh
Phonetics
may-aw'  
Word Origin
the same as (03967)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Meah = “hundred”

1) a tower on the north rampart of Jerusalem in the wall of Nehemiah

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Nehemiah 2
Nehemiah 2
Nehemiah 2
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 1
n-p 1
n-p 1
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. מֵאָה noun feminine used as proper name of tower on northern wall of Jerusalem, מִגְדַּל הַמֵּאָהב Nehemiah 3:1; Nehemiah 12:39.

[מַאֲוַי], מַאֲוִיֵּי see below I. אוה above

מאם (√ of following, meaning unknown; Ol § 205 proposes √ אום = חום black, compare already Ew § 160 d).

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List of Word Forms
הַמֵּאָ֔ה הַמֵּאָה֙ המאה ham·mê·’āh hammê’āh hammeAh
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