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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4290 - מַחְתֶּרֶת

Word Origin
from (02864)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) a breaking in, burglary

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Exodus 1
Jeremiah 1
Exodus 1
Jeremiah 1
Exodus 1
Jeremiah 1
n-cfs 2
n-cfs 2
n-cfs 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2226) rth (ההתר HhTR) AC: Dig CO: ? AB: ?: A digging through to penetrate through or into something.

V) rth (ההתר HhTR) - Dig: Also to row as digging in the water with a paddle. KJV (8): (vf: Paal) dig, row - Strongs: H2864 (חָתַר)

af2) trthm (מההתרת MHhTRT) - Searching: As a digging for something. KJV (2): breaking, search - Strongs: H4290 (מַחְתֶּרֶת)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַחְתֶּ֫רֶת noun masculine breaking in, burglaryיִמָּצֵא הַגַּנָּב׳אִםבַּֿמּ Exodus 22:1i.e. caught in the act (JE); so מְצָאתִים׳לֹא בַּמּ Jeremiah 2:34, not in the act of breaking in didst thou find them (2 feminine singular suffix Ges§ 44, 2, R 4), i.e. those whom thou hast slain were not detected in crime.

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List of Word Forms
בַּמַּחְתֶּ֛רֶת בַמַּחְתֶּ֥רֶת במחתרת bam·maḥ·te·reṯ ḇam·maḥ·te·reṯ bammachTeret bammaḥtereṯ ḇammaḥtereṯ vammachTeret
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