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Lexicon :: Strong's H4672 - matsa'

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מָצָא
Transliteration
matsa'
Pronunciation
mä·tsä' (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1231

Strong’s Definitions

מָצָא mâtsâʼ, maw-tsaw'; a primitive root; properly, to come forth to, i.e. appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e. find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present:— be able, befall, being, catch, × certainly, (cause to) come (on, to, to hand), deliver, be enough (cause to) find(-ing, occasion, out), get (hold upon), × have (here), be here, hit, be left, light (up-) on, meet (with), × occasion serve, (be) present, ready, speed, suffice, take hold on.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 456x

The KJV translates Strong's H4672 in the following manner: find (359x), present (20x), find out (20x), come (8x), meet (5x), befall (5x), get (4x), suffice (3x), deliver (2x), hit (2x), left (2x), hold (2x), miscellaneous (24x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 456x
The KJV translates Strong's H4672 in the following manner: find (359x), present (20x), find out (20x), come (8x), meet (5x), befall (5x), get (4x), suffice (3x), deliver (2x), hit (2x), left (2x), hold (2x), miscellaneous (24x).
  1. to find, attain to

    1. (Qal)

      1. to find

        1. to find, secure, acquire, get (thing sought)

        2. to find (what is lost)

        3. to meet, encounter

        4. to find (a condition)

        5. to learn, devise

      2. to find out

        1. to find out

        2. to detect

        3. to guess

      3. to come upon, light upon

        1. to happen upon, meet, fall in with

        2. to hit

        3. to befall

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be found

        1. to be encountered, be lighted upon, be discovered

        2. to appear, be recognised

        3. to be discovered, be detected

        4. to be gained, be secured

      2. to be, be found

        1. to be found in

        2. to be in the possession of

        3. to be found in (a place), happen to be

        4. to be left (after war)

        5. to be present

        6. to prove to be

        7. to be found sufficient, be enough

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to cause to find, attain

      2. to cause to light upon, come upon, come

      3. to cause to encounter

      4. to present (offering)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָצָא mâtsâʼ, maw-tsaw'; a primitive root; properly, to come forth to, i.e. appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e. find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present:— be able, befall, being, catch, × certainly, (cause to) come (on, to, to hand), deliver, be enough (cause to) find(-ing, occasion, out), get (hold upon), × have (here), be here, hit, be left, light (up-) on, meet (with), × occasion serve, (be) present, ready, speed, suffice, take hold on.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4672 matches the Hebrew מָצָא (matsa'),
which occurs 450 times in 424 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 9 (Gen 2:20–Gen 44:34)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:20 - So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds in the sky and all the wild animals. But for Adam[fn] no suitable helper was found.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:14 - Today you are driving me from the land, and I will be hidden from your presence; I will be a restless wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:15 - But the LORD said to him, “Not so[fn]; anyone who kills Cain will suffer vengeance seven times over.” Then the LORD put a mark on Cain so that no one who found him would kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:8 - But Noah found favor in the eyes of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:9 - But the dove could find nowhere to perch because there was water over all the surface of the earth; so it returned to Noah in the ark. He reached out his hand and took the dove and brought it back to himself in the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:2 - As people moved eastward,[fn] they found a plain in Shinar[fn] and settled there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:7 - The angel of the LORD found Hagar near a spring in the desert; it was the spring that is beside the road to Shur.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:3 - He said, “If I have found favor in your eyes, my lord,[fn] do not pass your servant by.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:26 - The LORD said, “If I find fifty righteous people in the city of Sodom, I will spare the whole place for their sake.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:28 - what if the number of the righteous is five less than fifty? Will you destroy the whole city for lack of five people?” “If I find forty-five there,” he said, “I will not destroy it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:29 - Once again he spoke to him, “What if only forty are found there?” He said, “For the sake of forty, I will not do it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:30 - Then he said, “May the Lord not be angry, but let me speak. What if only thirty can be found there?” He answered, “I will not do it if I find thirty there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:31 - Abraham said, “Now that I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, what if only twenty can be found there?” He said, “For the sake of twenty, I will not destroy it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:32 - Then he said, “May the Lord not be angry, but let me speak just once more. What if only ten can be found there?” He answered, “For the sake of ten, I will not destroy it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:11 - Then they struck the men who were at the door of the house, young and old, with blindness so that they could not find the door.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:15 - With the coming of dawn, the angels urged Lot, saying, “Hurry! Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept away when the city is punished.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:19 - Your[fn] servant has found favor in your[fn] eyes, and you[fn] have shown great kindness to me in sparing my life. But I can’t flee to the mountains; this disaster will overtake me, and I’ll die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:12 - Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the LORD blessed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:19 - Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and discovered a well of fresh water there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:32 - That day Isaac’s servants came and told him about the well they had dug. They said, “We’ve found water!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:20 - Isaac asked his son, “How did you find it so quickly, my son?” “The LORD your God gave me success,” he replied.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:14 - During wheat harvest, Reuben went out into the fields and found some mandrake plants, which he brought to his mother Leah. Rachel said to Leah, “Please give me some of your son’s mandrakes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:27 - But Laban said to him, “If I have found favor in your eyes, please stay. I have learned by divination that the LORD has blessed me because of you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:32 - But if you find anyone who has your gods, that person shall not live. In the presence of our relatives, see for yourself whether there is anything of yours here with me; and if so, take it.” Now Jacob did not know that Rachel had stolen the gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:33 - So Laban went into Jacob’s tent and into Leah’s tent and into the tent of the two female servants, but he found nothing. After he came out of Leah’s tent, he entered Rachel’s tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:34 - Now Rachel had taken the household gods and put them inside her camel’s saddle and was sitting on them. Laban searched through everything in the tent but found nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:35 - Rachel said to her father, “Don’t be angry, my lord, that I cannot stand up in your presence; I’m having my period.” So he searched but could not find the household gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:37 - Now that you have searched through all my goods, what have you found that belongs to your household? Put it here in front of your relatives and mine, and let them judge between the two of us.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:5 - I have cattle and donkeys, sheep and goats, male and female servants. Now I am sending this message to my lord, that I may find favor in your eyes.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:19 - He also instructed the second, the third and all the others who followed the herds: “You are to say the same thing to Esau when you meet him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:8 - Esau asked, “What’s the meaning of all these flocks and herds I met?” “To find favor in your eyes, my lord,” he said.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:10 - “No, please!” said Jacob. “If I have found favor in your eyes, accept this gift from me. For to see your face is like seeing the face of God, now that you have received me favorably.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:15 - Esau said, “Then let me leave some of my men with you.” “But why do that?” Jacob asked. “Just let me find favor in the eyes of my lord.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:11 - Then Shechem said to Dinah’s father and brothers, “Let me find favor in your eyes, and I will give you whatever you ask.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:24 - The sons of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah. This is the Anah who discovered the hot springs[fn] in the desert while he was grazing the donkeys of his father Zibeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:15 - a man found him wandering around in the fields and asked him, “What are you looking for?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:17 - “They have moved on from here,” the man answered. “I heard them say, ‘Let’s go to Dothan.’ ” So Joseph went after his brothers and found them near Dothan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:32 - They took the ornate robe back to their father and said, “We found this. Examine it to see whether it is your son’s robe.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:20 - Meanwhile Judah sent the young goat by his friend the Adullamite in order to get his pledge back from the woman, but he did not find her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:22 - So he went back to Judah and said, “I didn’t find her. Besides, the men who lived there said, ‘There hasn’t been any shrine prostitute here.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:23 - Then Judah said, “Let her keep what she has, or we will become a laughingstock. After all, I did send her this young goat, but you didn’t find her.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:4 - Joseph found favor in his eyes and became his attendant. Potiphar put him in charge of his household, and he entrusted to his care everything he owned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:38 - So Pharaoh asked them, “Can we find anyone like this man, one in whom is the spirit of God[fn]?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:8 - We even brought back to you from the land of Canaan the silver we found inside the mouths of our sacks. So why would we steal silver or gold from your master’s house?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:9 - If any of your servants is found to have it, he will die; and the rest of us will become my lord’s slaves.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:10 - “Very well, then,” he said, “let it be as you say. Whoever is found to have it will become my slave; the rest of you will be free from blame.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:12 - Then the steward proceeded to search, beginning with the oldest and ending with the youngest. And the cup was found in Benjamin’s sack.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:16 - “What can we say to my lord?” Judah replied. “What can we say? How can we prove our innocence? God has uncovered your servants’ guilt. We are now my lord’s slaves—we ourselves and the one who was found to have the cup.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:17 - But Joseph said, “Far be it from me to do such a thing! Only the man who was found to have the cup will become my slave. The rest of you, go back to your father in peace.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:34 - How can I go back to my father if the boy is not with me? No! Do not let me see the misery that would come on my father.”

 
 
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