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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4291 - מְטָה

meṭâ', meṭâh
met-aw', met-aw'  
Word Origin
apparently corresponding to (04672) in the intransitive sense of being found present
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to reach, come upon, attain

1a) (Peal)

1a1) to reach, come to

1a2) to reach, extend

1a3) to come upon

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1448 ‑ ἐγγίζω (eng‑id'‑zo);  5348 ‑ φθάνω (fthan'‑o);  3918 ‑ πάρειμι (par'‑i‑mee);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (8) HCS (8)
Daniel 8
Daniel 8
Daniel 8
v-Np3fs 2
v-Np3ms 2
v-Np3fs 2
v-Np3ms 2
v-Np3fs 2
v-Np3ms 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

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.

A) ym (מתס MTs) AC: Squeeze CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) ym (מתס MTs) - Squeeze: KJV (1): extortioner - Strongs: H4160 (מוּץ)

B) yym (מתסתס MTsTs) AC: Suck CO: ? AB: ?: A pressing with the lips.

V) yym (מתסתס MTsTs) - Suck: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) milk - Strongs: H4711 (מָצַץ)

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)

C) yma (אמתס AMTs) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Strong: A strong pressure or pressing. A mental strength of courage or determination.

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)

Nf1) yma (אמתסה AMTsH) - Strength: KJV (1): strength - Strongs: H556 (אַמְצָה)

am) ymam (מאמתס MAMTs) - Strength: KJV (1): forces - Strongs: H3981 (מַאֲמָץ)

bm) yima (אמיתס AMYTs) - Strong: KJV (6): strong, mighty, courageous - Strongs: H533 (אַמִּץ)

cm) yfma (אמותס AMWTs) - Strong: KJV (2): bay - Strongs: H554 (אָמֹץ)

gm) ymfa (אומתס AWMTs) - Strong: KJV (1): strong - Strongs: H555 (אֹמֶץ)

E) aym (מתסא MTsA) AC: Find CO: ? AB: ?: In the sense of squeezing something out of its hidden place.

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)

H) eym (מתסה MTsH) AC: Wring CO: ? AB: ?: A squeezing out of a liquid by wringing.

V) eym (מתסה MTsH) - Wring: To squeeze out by wringing. KJV (7): (vf: Paal, Niphal) wring, suck - Strongs: H4680 (מָצָה)

J) yfm (מותס MWTs) AC: ? CO: Chaff AB: ?: When a seed of grain is squeezed the chaff is removed.

Nm) yfm (מותס MWTs) - Chaff: KJV (8): chaff - Strongs: H4671 (מוֹץ)

M) yim (מיתס MYTs) AC: Wring CO: ? AB: ?: A squeezing out of a liquid by wringing.

Nm) yim (מיתס MYTs) - Wring: KJV (3): churn, wring, force - Strongs: H4330 (מִיץ)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מְטָא, מְטָה verb reach, attain (Targam id., Syriac , compare Christian-Palestinian Aramaic Schulth Lex. 108; Ethiopic Arabic (for ) Nö ZMG xl (1886), 736; distinct from Biblical Hebrew מָצָא, etc., q. v.); —

Pe`al Perfect 3 masculine singular מְטָא Daniel 4:25, ָ  ה Daniel 7:13,22; 3 feminine singular מְטַת Daniel 4:19, מְטָת Daniel 4:21 Qr (Kt, erroneous, מטית K§ 47, Beisp. 1) a)); 3 masculine plural מְטוֺ Daniel 6:25; Imperfect 3 masculine singular יִמְטֵא Daniel 4:8; Daniel 4:17; —

1. a. reach, come to Daniel 6:25 (ל location); come unto, as far as Daniel 7:13 (עַד person); absolute arrive Daniel 7:22 (of time; ᵐ5 ἐδόθη; see Nes MM 41 who compare Arabic IV. give).

b. reach, extend, ל location Daniel 4:8; Daniel 4:17; Daniel 4:19.

2 with עַל person come upon, befall Daniel 4:21; Daniel 4:25.

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List of Word Forms
וּמְטָ֣ת ומטת יִמְטֵ֣א ימטא מְּטָ֔א מְט֞וֹ מְטָ֔ה מְטָ֖ת מטא מטה מטו מטת mə·ṭā mə·ṭāh mə·ṭāṯ mə·ṭōw meTa məṭā meTah məṭāh meTat məṭāṯ meTo məṭōw ū·mə·ṭāṯ umeTat ūməṭāṯ yim·ṭê yimTe yimṭê
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