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Lexicon :: Strong's H3967 - mē'â

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מֵאָה
Transliteration
mē'â
Pronunciation
may-aw' (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Properly, a primitive numeral; a hundred
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1135

Strong’s Definitions

מֵאָה mêʼâh, may-aw'; or מֵאיָה mêʼyâh; properly, a primitive numeral a hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction:—hundred((-fold), -th), sixscore.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 581x

The KJV translates Strong's H3967 in the following manner: hundred (571x), eleven hundred (with H505) (3x), hundredth (3x), hundredfold (2x), sixscore (with H6242) (1x), hundred times (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 581x
The KJV translates Strong's H3967 in the following manner: hundred (571x), eleven hundred (with H505) (3x), hundredth (3x), hundredfold (2x), sixscore (with H6242) (1x), hundred times (1x).
  1. hundred

    1. as simple number

    2. as part of larger number

    3. as a fraction - one one-hundredth (1/100)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מֵאָה mêʼâh, may-aw'; or מֵאיָה mêʼyâh; properly, a primitive numeral a hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction:—hundred((-fold), -th), sixscore.
STRONGS H3967:
I. מֵאָה 583 noun feminine hundred (Late Hebrew id.; MI20 מאתן (dual); SI5 מאת, מאתים (dual); Phoenician מאת מאתם (dual); Assyrian (probably, Dl§ 75), Tel Amarna mê-at WklTelAm 20*; Arabic bdb054703 Sabean מאת מאתם OsZMG x. 1856, 49; CISiv. i. 6, 4; 46, 6; מאה EutSin 457; Ethiopic bdb054704; Aramaic מְאָה, bdb054705; Palmyrene תלת מאה 300VogPalm 6, 4; Nabataean מאה EutNab 8, 9); — מ׳ Genesis 6:3 144 times; construct מְאַת Genesis 5:3 + 30 times (on מְאַת Ecclesiastes 8:12 see 2d below); plural absolute מֵאוֺת Genesis 5:9 324 times (מֵאֹת only Genesis 5:4, 30); המאיות Kt 2 Kings 11:4 + 3 times 2 Kings 11; dual מָאתַיִם (תָ֑יִם -) Genesis 11:19 + 76 times (but 1 Samuel 18:27 read מֵאָה (מְאַת) Greek Version of the LXX We Dr Kit Bu HPS); — hundred:
1. as simple number:
a. absolute singular,
(1) following by singular of noun enumerated: מֵאָה קְשִׂיטָה Genesis 33:19; Joshua 24:32 (both E); אִישׁ מ׳ Judges 7:19; 1 Kings 18:13; 2 Kings 4:43; אַמָּה מ׳ 1 Kings 7:2; Ezekiel 40:19 +; כִּכָּר מ׳ 2 Kings 23:33; 2 Chronicles 25:6; 27:5; 36:3; Ezra 8:26; אֶלֶף מ׳ = 100,000 1 Kings 20:29 + 6 times Kings Chronicles; compare also Genesis 17:17 (P), 2 Samuel 8:4; Isaiah 65:20 (twice in verse), and followed by collective noun רֶכֶב 2 Samuel 8:4 = 1 Chronicles 18:4, צאֹן 1 Kings 5:3;
(2) less often followed by plural מֵאָה שְׁעָרִים Genesis 26:12 (J), פְּעָמִים מ׳ 2 Samuel 24:3 = 1 Chronicles 21:3, נְבִיאִים מ׳ 1 Kings 18:4, etc.;
(3) seldom, and late, preceded by plural noun: הָרִמֹּנִים מֵאָה Jeremiah 52:23, אַמּוֺת הַמֵּאָה Ezekiel 42:2, compare Ezra 2:69; 2 Chronicles 3:16; 4:8; 29:32;
(4) exceptional is מֵאָה לְכִּכָּרִים כְּלֵי כֶסֶף Ezra 8:26; also, with ellipsis, מֵאָה כֶסֶף Deuteronomy 22:19 (i.e. shekels); מֵאָה קַיִץ 2 Samuel 16:1 (i.e. cakes);
(5) מֵאָה without noun enumerated, especially = a hundred (men, persons) Judges 20:10 (twice in verse); Amos 5:3 (twice in verse); Leviticus 26:8 (twice in verse) (H), 1 Chronicles 12:14; מ׳ Proverbs 17:10 100 (blows), Ecclesiastes 6:3 100 (children), Ecclesiastes 8:12 100 (times). — On Nehemiah 3:1; Nehemiah 12:39 see below
b. absolute dual,
(1) foll, by singular, מָאתַיִם אִישׁ 1 Samuel 18:27; 1 Samuel 30:10; 2 Samuel 15:11, לֶחֶם מ׳ 1 Samuel 25:18; 2 Samuel 16:1, צִנָּה מ׳ 1 Kings 10:16 2 Chronicles 9:15, אֶלֶף מ׳ 1 Samuel 15:4 +, שָׁנָה מ׳ Genesis 11:23 (P);
(2) less often followed by plural שְׁקָלִים מ׳ Joshua 7:21 (JE), 2 Samuel 14:26, דְּבֵלִים מ׳ 1 Samuel 25:18, אֲנָשִׁים מ׳ 1 Samuel 30:21, compare Ezra 8:4;
(3) also preceded by plural noun: עִוִּים מ׳ Genesis 32:15, רְחֵלִים מ׳ Genesis 32:15 (E), הָרִמּוֺנִים מ׳ 1 Kings 7:20, compare 1 Chronicles 15:8; 2 Chronicles 29:32; Ezra 2:65;
(4) with ellipsis כֶּסֶף מ׳ Judges 17:4;
(5) as predicate, רָאשֵׁיהֶם מ׳ 1 Chronicles 12:32 (33 van d. H).
c. absolute plural ׃מֵא(וֺ)ת
(1) alone, = hundreds, לְמֵאוֺת 1 Samuel 29:2 by hundreds, so 2 Samuel 18:4 (both + thousands); especially שָׂרֵי (הַ)מּ׳ captains of (the) hundreds Exodus 18:21, 25 (E), 2 Kings 11:4, 9, 10, 15 +;
(2) multiplied, followed by noun enumerated, in singular: אִישׁ שְׁלשׁ מ׳ Judges 7:6, 300 men, compare Judges 7:7; Judges 7:8; Judges 7:16; Judges 8:4; Exodus 12:27 (E), etc.; שָׁנָה אַרְבַּע מ׳ Genesis 15:13 (JE) 400 years; אֶלֶף חֲמֵשׁ מ׳ 2 Samuel 24:9 500,000, compare 2 Chronicles 13:17; רֶכֶב שֵׁשׁ מ׳ Exodus 14:7 (J) 600 chariots; אִישׁ שְׁבַע מ׳ Judges 20:15, 16 700 men; חָלָל שְׁמֹנֶה מ׳ 2 Samuel 23:8 800 slain; רֶכֶב תְּשַׁע מ׳ Judges 4:3, 13 900 chariots;
(3) less often followed by plural noun: שׁוּעָלִים שְׁלשׁ מ׳ Judges 15:4 300 foxes; אֲתוֺנוֺת חֲמֵשׁ מ׳ Job 1:3 500 she-asses, etc.;
(4) rare, and chiefly late, after plural noun מִּלַגְשִׁים שְׁלשׁ מ׳ 1 Kings 11:3 300 concubines, compare 1 Kings 7:42 2 Chronicles 4:13; 1 Chronicles 4:42; 2 Chronicles 14:8 etc.; after.collective noun בָּקָר חֲמֵשׁ מ׳ 2 Chronicles 35:9;
(5) rare is בַּשֶּׁקֶל חֲמֵשׁ מ׳ Exodus 30:24 (P);
(6) ellipsis of n., כֶּסֶף שְׁלשׁ מ׳ Genesis 45:22 (E), etc.
d. construct singular, only followed by singular, and late: מְאַתשָֿׁנָה Genesis 11:10; Genesis 21:5; Genesis 25:7 (all P) + 25 times P, 1 Chronicles 25:9; Esther 1:4 (DrIntr. 124) (also with other numerals, see 2 below); מְאַ֖ת Ecclesiastes 8:12 100 times (מֵאָה מְּעָמִיםׅ, sc. מַּעַם, or perhaps only apparently construct (Köii. 228 compare Ew§ 269 b. 279 e). — Nehemiah 5:11 see 3 below
2. as part of larger number:
a. usually preceding tens and units,
(1) with noun expressed once, or not at all, earlier usage, usually with וְ before ten if no unit follows, otherwise without וְ before ten (see Köii. 218 ff.): מֵאָה וְעֶשֶׂר שָׂרִים Judges 2:8; שִׁשִּׁים וָשֵׁשׁ כִּכָּר שֵׁשׁ מֵאוֺת 1 Kings 10:14 666 talents, etc. (exceptions are Nehemiah 7:24 and Nehemiah 7:31);
(2) chiefly late, with noun and וְ repeated: שָׁנָה וְעֶשְׂרִים שָׁנָה מֵאָה שָׁנִים וְשֶׁבַע Genesis 23:1 (P) (compare ואלף אמה ומאת אמה SI5.6 DaExpos. Times. May, 1898).
b. less often, following tens and units, chiefly late, with וְ repeated: — עֶשְׂרִים וּמֵאָה Numbers 7:86 (P); שֶׁבַע וּשְׁלשִׁים וּמְאַת שָׁנָה Exodus 6:16 (P), etc.; with noun after ten and after hundred, חָמֵשׁ וְשִׁשִּׁים שָׁנָה וּשְׁלשׁ מֵאוֺת שָׁנָה Genesis 5:23(P), etc. — On these usages see, further, Köii. 217 ff. DaSynt. §§ 36 R. 3, 37 (d) Ges §§ 97, 134 and especially HernerSynt. d. Zahlw-rter im AT (1893).
3. מְאַת הַכֶּסֶף Nehemiah 5:11 = a hundredth part of the money; but read quite possibly מַשַּׁאת the debt (GeiJüd. Zeitschr. viii. 1870, 227 Gr.)

See related Aramaic BDB entry H3969.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

5:3; 5:3; 5:4; 5:9; 5:23; 5:30; 6:1; 6:3; 11:10; 11:19; 11:23; 15:13; 17:17; 21:5; 23:1; 25:7; 26:12; 32:15; 32:15; 33:19; 45:22

Exodus

6:16; 12:27; 14:7; 18:21; 18:25; 30:24

Leviticus

26:8

Numbers

7:86

Deuteronomy

22:19

Joshua

7:21; 24:32

Judges

2:8; 4:3; 4:13; 7:6; 7:7; 7:8; 7:16; 7:19; 8:4; 15:4; 17:4; 20:10; 20:15; 20:16

1 Samuel

15:4; 18:27; 18:27; 25:18; 25:18; 29:2; 30:10; 30:21

2 Samuel

8:4; 8:4; 14:26; 15:11; 16:1; 16:1; 18:4; 23:8; 24:3; 24:9

1 Kings

5:3; 7:2; 7:20; 7:42; 10:14; 10:16; 11:3; 18:4; 18:13; 20:29

2 Kings

4:43; 11; 11:4; 11:4; 11:9; 11:10; 11:15; 23:33

1 Chronicles

4:42; 12:14; 12:32; 15:8; 18:4; 21:3; 25:9

2 Chronicles

3:16; 4:8; 4:13; 9:15; 13:17; 14:8; 25:6; 27:5; 29:32; 29:32; 35:9; 36:3

Ezra

2:65; 2:69; 8:4; 8:26; 8:26

Nehemiah

3:1; 5:11; 5:11; 7:24; 7:31; 12:39

Esther

1:4

Job

1:3

Proverbs

17:10

Ecclesiastes

6:3; 8:12; 8:12; 8:12

Isaiah

65:20

Jeremiah

52:23

Ezekiel

40:19; 42:2

Amos

5:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3967 matches the Hebrew מֵאָה (mē'â),
which occurs 581 times in 512 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 11 (Gen 5:3–Gen 23:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:3 - And Adam lived an hundred H3967 and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:4 - And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred H3967 years: and he begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:5 - And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred H3967 and thirty years: and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:6 - And Seth lived an hundred H3967 and five years, and begat Enos:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:7 - And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred H3967 and seven years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:8 - And all the days of Seth were nine hundred H3967 and twelve years: and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:10 - And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred H3967 and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:11 - And all the days of Enos were nine hundred H3967 and five years: and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:13 - And Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred H3967 and forty years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:14 - And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred H3967 and ten years: and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:16 - And Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred H3967 and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:17 - And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred H3967 ninety and five years: and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:18 - And Jared lived an hundred H3967 sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:19 - And Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred H3967 years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:20 - And all the days of Jared were nine hundred H3967 sixty and two years: and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:22 - And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred H3967 years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:23 - And all the days of Enoch were three hundred H3967 sixty and five years:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:25 - And Methuselah lived an hundred H3967 eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:26 - And Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred H3967 eighty and two years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:27 - And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred H3967 sixty and nine years: and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:28 - And Lamech lived an hundred H3967 eighty and two years, and begat a son:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:30 - And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred H3967 ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:31 - And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred H3967 seventy and seven years: and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:32 - And Noah was five hundred H3967 years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:3 - And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred H3967 and twenty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:15 - And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred H3967 cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:6 - And Noah was six hundred H3967 years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:11 - In the six hundredth H3967 year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:24 - And the waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred H3967 and fifty days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:3 - And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred H3967 and fifty days the waters were abated.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:13 - And it came to pass in the six hundredth H3967 and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground was dry.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:28 - And Noah lived after the flood three hundred H3967 and fifty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:29 - And all the days of Noah were nine hundred H3967 and fifty years: and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:10 - These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred H3967 years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:11 - And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred H3967 years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:13 - And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred H3967 and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:15 - And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred H3967 and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:17 - And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred H3967 and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:19 - And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two hundred H3967 and nine years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:21 - And Reu lived after he begat Serug two hundred H3967 and seven years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:23 - And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred H3967 years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:25 - And Nahor lived after he begat Terah an hundred H3967 and nineteen years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:32 - And the days of Terah were two hundred H3967 and five years: and Terah died in Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:14 - And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his trained servants, born in his own house, three hundred H3967 and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:13 - And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred H3967 years;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:17 - Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred H3967 years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:5 - And Abraham was an hundred H3967 years old, when his son Isaac was born unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:1 - And Sarah was an hundred H3967 and seven and twenty years old: these were the years of the life of Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:15 - My lord, hearken unto me: the land is worth four hundred H3967 shekels of silver; what is that betwixt me and thee? bury therefore thy dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:16 - And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred H3967 shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.


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