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Entry for Strong's #4549 - מָסַס

Transliteration
mâsas
Phonetics
maw-sas'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1223
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to dissolve, melt

1a) (Qal) to waste away

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to melt, vanish, drop off, melt away

1b2) to faint, grow fearful (figuratively)

1b3) wasted, worthless (participle)

1c) (Hiphil) to cause to melt

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 868 ‑ ἀφίστημι (af‑is'‑tay‑mee);  1026 ‑ βρέχω (brekh'‑o);  1168 ‑ δειλιάω (di‑lee‑ah'‑o);  1262 ‑ διαλύω (dee‑al‑oo'‑o);  1839 ‑ ἐξίστημι (ex‑is'‑tay‑mee);  2274 ‑ ἡττάομαι (hayt‑tah'‑o);  2352 ‑ θραύω (throw'‑o);  4422 ‑ πτοέω (pto‑eh'‑o);  4531 ‑ σαλεύω (sal‑yoo'‑o);  5080 ‑ τήκομαι (tay'‑ko);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (21) NAS (20) HCS (20)
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 3
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
Psalms 4
Isaiah 4
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 3
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
Psalms 4
Isaiah 4
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
Nahum 1
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 3
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
Psalms 4
Isaiah 4
Ezekiel 1
Micah 1
Nahum 1
BYZ TIS TR
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1291) xm (מס MS) AC: Melt CO: ? AB: Affliction: The dissolving or melting away of something.

A) xm (מס MS) AC: Dissolve CO: ? AB: Affliction: A wasting or fainting away due to an outside force.

Nm) xm (מס MS) - I. Afflicted: II. Task work:A group of workers under forced labor. KJV (24): afflict, tribute, tributary, levy, discomfit, taskmaster - Strongs: H4522 (מִס), H4523 (מַס)

Nf1) exm (מסה MSH) - Tribute: An offering. KJV (1): tribute - Strongs: H4530 (מִסָּה)

im) xmt (תמס TMS) - Melt: KJV (1): melt - Strongs: H8557 (תֶּמֶס)

B) xxm (מסס MSS) AC: Melt CO: ? AB: ?

V) xxm (מסס MSS) - Melt: A melting of something from heat. Also the melting of the heart through fear or discouragement. KJV (21): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Participle) melt, faint, discouraged, loose, molten, refuse - Strongs: H4549 (מָסַס)

D) xam (מאס MAS) AC: Dissolve CO: ? AB: ?

V) xam (מאס MAS) - Dissolve: To make something dissolve away. Also to dissolve something through refusal. KJV (76): (vf: Paal, Niphal) despise, refuse, reject, abhor, - Strongs: H3988 (מָאַס)

cm) xfam (מאוס MAWS) - Dissolve: Something that is dissolved through refusal. KJV (1): refuse - Strongs: H3973 (מָאוֹס)

F) xme (המס HMS) AC: Melt CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) xme (המס HMS) - Melt: KJV (1): melting - Strongs: H2003 (הֲמָסִים)

H) exm (מסה MSH) AC: Melt CO: ? AB: ?

V) exm (מסה MSH) - Melt: KJV (4): (vf: Hiphil) melt, consume, water - Strongs: H4529 (מָסָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [מָסַס] verb dissolve, melt, intransitive (ᵑ7מְסַס; compare מסה, and II. מאס); —

Qal. Infinitive construct מְסֹס נֹסֵס Isaiah 10:18; like the melting (wasting away) of a נֹסֵס (q. v.)

Niph`al Perfect וְנָמֵס consecutive Ezekiel 21:12; וְנָמָ֑ס Exodus 16:21; Psalm 112:10; נָמַ֫סּוּ Psalm 97:5 2 t; Imperfect יִמַּס Deuteronomy 20:8 +; וַיִּמַּסּוּ Judges 15:14; Infinitive absolute הִמֵּס 2 Samuel 17:10; construct id. Psalm 68:3; Participle נָמֵס Psalm 22:15 2t.; —

1 melt (intransitive) of manna Exodus 16:21; wax Psalm 68:3 (simile of wicked); manacles Judges 15:14 (= vanished, dropped off); wicked Psalm 112:10 ( melt away); especially of hills and mountains Micah 1:4; Psalm 97:5; Isaiah 34:3.

2 most often figurative of heart = faint, grow fearful, Nahum 2:11; 2 Samuel 17:10 (twice in verse) (compare Dr), Deuteronomy 20:8; Joshua 2:11; Joshua 5:1; Joshua 7:5; Isaiah 13:7; Isaiah 19:1; Ezekiel 21:12; Psalm 22:15.

3 Participle = wasted, consumptive (?), 1 Samuel 15:9 ("" נְמִבְזָה, read נִבְזָה see בזה

Niph`al) < read נִמְאֶסֶת worthless, literally rejected (see מאס Niph`al)

Hiph`il Perfect 3 plural הֵמַסּוּ אֶתלְֿבָבֵנוּ Deuteronomy 1:28 cause to melt ( = intimidate).

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List of Word Forms
הִמֵּ֣ס הֵמַ֨סּוּ המס המסו וְנָמֵ֖ס וְנָמֵ֣ס וְנָמַ֤סּוּ וְנָמַ֥סּוּ וְנָמָ֑ס וְנָמָֽס׃ וַיִּמַּ֣ס וַיִּמַּ֥ס וַיִּמַּ֥סּוּ וימס וימסו ונמס ונמס׃ ונמסו יִמַּ֛ס יִמַּ֥ס יִמָּ֑ס יִמָּֽס׃ ימס כְּהִמֵּ֣ס כִּמְסֹ֥ס כהמס כמסס נָ֝מֵ֗ס נָ֭מַסּוּ נָמֵ֜ס נמס נמסו hê·mas·sū heMassu hêmassū him·mês himMes himmês kə·him·mês kehimMes kəhimmês kim·sōs kimSos kimsōs nā·mas·sū nā·mês Namassu nāmassū naMes nāmês vaiyimMas vaiyimMassu venaMas venaMassu venaMes way·yim·mas way·yim·mas·sū wayyimmas wayyimmassū wə·nā·mās wə·nā·mas·sū wə·nā·mês wənāmās wənāmassū wənāmês yim·mas yim·mās yimmas yimmās
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