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Entry for Strong's #3971 - מאוּם

m'ûm, mûm
moom, moom  
Word Origin
as if passive participle from an unused root
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) blemish, spot, defect

1a) of physical defect

1b) of moral stain

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1435 ‑ δῶρον (do'‑ron);  3469 ‑ μωμάομαι (mo‑mah'‑om‑ahee);  3470 ‑ μῶμος (mo'‑mos);  299 ‑ ἄμωμος (am'‑o‑mos);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (22) NAS (2) HCS (21)
Leviticus 9
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 3
2 Samuel 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Song of Solomon 1
Daniel 1
Job 1
Daniel 1
Leviticus 10
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
2 Samuel 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Song of Solomon 1
Daniel 1
P-d 1
n-cms 18
P-d 1
n-cms 19
P-d 1
n-cms 18

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1289) mm (ממ MM) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

D) mam (מאמ MAM) AC: ? CO: Blemish AB: Nothing: Anything that is considered useless or without value. A blemish that causes something to be valueless.

dm) mfam (מאומ MAWM) - Blemish: KJV (22): blemish, spot, blot - Strongs: H3971 (מאוּם)

df1) emfam (מאומה MAWMH) - Nothing: KJV (32): anything, nothing, ought, any, fault, harm, nought, somewhat - Strongs: H3972 (מְאוּמָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מאוּם noun masculine Job 31:7 blemish, defect (for מְאוּם, which, although found only late, is (si vera lectio) apparently original form, .Kö ii. 146); — ׳מ absolute:

1 of physical defect Daniel 1:4.

2 figurative׳בְּכַמַּי דָּבַק מ Job 31:7 of moral stain; usually


noun masculine Leviticus 21:17 (= foregoing; quiescent א omitted) (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic מוּמָא, ); — absolute ׳מ Leviticus 21:17 16t.; suffix מוּמוֺ Proverbs 9:7; מוּמָם Deuteronomy 32:5; — blemish, defect (chiefly H):

1 physical,

a. in Prayer of Manasseh , as excluding from priestly service, Leviticus 21:17,18,21 (twice in verse); Leviticus 21:23; disfiguring Prayer of Manasseh 2Samuel 14:25, woman Song of Solomon 4:7; (in all בְּ׳היה מ); as caused by man upon man Leviticus 24:19,20.

b. in beast (reference to sacrifice) Leviticus 22:20,21,25; Numbers 19:2; Deuteronomy 15:21 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 17:1 (in all בְּ׳היה מ).

2 figurative of moral blemish Deuteronomy 32:5 (but text very dubious, compare Dr); תִּשָּׂא פָנֶיךָ מִמּוּם Job 11:15; of shame of repulse Proverbs 9:7 ׅ "" (קָלוֺן.

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List of Word Forms
וּמ֖וּם ומום מ֔וּם מ֖וּם מ֗וּם מ֣וּם מִמּ֑וּם מֻאֽוּם׃ מֽוּם׃ מאום מוּם֙ מוּם֩ מוּמָ֑ם מוּמֽוֹ׃ מום מום׃ מומו׃ מומם ממום mim·mūm mimmūm miMum mu’ūm mu·’ūm mū·mām mū·mōw Mum mūm muMam mūmām muMo mūmōw muUm ū·mūm uMum ūmūm
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