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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4525 - מַסְגֵּר

Word Origin
from (05462)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) a shutting up, locksmith, smith, dungeon, enclosure, builder of bulwarks

1a) locksmith, smith

1b) dungeon

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1199 ‑ δεσμός (des‑mon', des‑mos');  1202 ‑ δεσμώτης (des‑mo'‑tace);  3794 ‑ ὀχύρωμα (okh‑oo'‑ro‑mah);  5438 ‑ φυλακή (foo‑lak‑ay');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (7) NAS (7) HCS (7)
2 Kings 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 2
2 Kings 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 2
2 Kings 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2467) rcx (סגר SGR) AC: Shut CO: Cage AB: ?: [from: kx- an enclosure]

V) rcx (סגר SGR) - Shut: To shut or clse. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: rkV] KJV (96): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual, Piel) shut, deliver, pure, give, inclose, repair, close, stop, strait, together - Strongs: H5462 (סָגַר), H5463 (סְגַר), H5534 (סָכַר)

am ) rcxm (מסגר MSGR) - I. Prison:A place for shutting up. II. Smith:As one who makes shackles for prisoners. KJV (7): smith, prison - Strongs: H4525 (מַסְגֵּר)

cm) rfcx (סגור SGWR) - I. Enclosure:As shut in. II. Gold:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (2): gold, caul - Strongs: H5458 (סְגוֹר)

hf2) trcxm (מסגרת MSGRT) - Border: The area that encloses a people. KJV (17): border, close, hole - Strongs: H4526 (מִסְגֶּרֶת)

om) rcfx (סוגר SWGR) - Cage: As shut in. KJV (1): ward - Strongs: H5474 (סוּגַר)

lbm) rircx (סגריר SGRYR) - Heavy rain: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): rainy - Strongs: H5464 (סַגְרִיר)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַסְגֵּר noun [masculine]

1 locksmith, smith.

2 dungeon: — always absolute:

1 collective smiths, וְכָלהֶֿחָרָשׁ׳וְהַמּ 2 Kings 24:14 compare 2 Kings 24:16, Jeremiah 24:1; Jeremiah 29:2.

2 dungeon Isaiah 24:22 (compare סגר Pu`al); figurative of exile Isaiah 42:7 (׳הוֺצִיא מִמּ); נַפְשִׁי׳הוֺצִיאָה מִמּ Psalm 142:8.

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List of Word Forms
הַמַּסְגֵּר֙ המסגר וְהַמַּסְגֵּ֑ר וְהַמַּסְגֵּ֖ר וְהַמַּסְגֵּר֙ והמסגר מִמַּסְגֵּ֨ר ׀ מִמַּסְגֵּר֙ מַסְגֵּ֑ר ממסגר מסגר ham·mas·gêr hammasGer hammasgêr mas·gêr masGer masgêr mim·mas·gêr mimasGer mimmasgêr vehammasGer wə·ham·mas·gêr wəhammasgêr
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