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Lexicon :: Strong's H3967 - mē'â

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מֵאָה
Transliteration
mē'â
Pronunciation
may-aw'
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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 583 times in 511 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 11 (Gen 5:3–Gen 23:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:3 - When Adam had lived 130 H3967 years, he fathered a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:4 - Then the days of Adam after he fathered Seth were eight hundred H3967 years, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:5 - So all the days that Adam lived were 930 H3967 years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:6 - Now Seth lived 105 H3967 years, and fathered Enosh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:7 - Then Seth lived 807 H3967 years after he fathered Enosh, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:8 - So all the days of Seth were 912 H3967 years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:10 - Then Enosh lived 815 H3967 years after he fathered Kenan, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:11 - So all the days of Enosh were 905 H3967 years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:13 - Then Kenan lived 840 H3967 years after he fathered Mahalalel, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:14 - So all the days of Kenan were 910 H3967 years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:16 - Then Mahalalel lived 830 H3967 years after he fathered Jared, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:17 - So all the days of Mahalalel were 895 H3967 years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:18 - Now Jared lived 162 H3967 years, and fathered Enoch.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:19 - Then Jared lived eight hundred H3967 years after he fathered Enoch, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:20 - So all the days of Jared were 962 H3967 years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:22 - Then Enoch walked with God three hundred H3967 years after he fathered Methuselah, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:23 - So all the days of Enoch were 365 H3967 years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:25 - Now Methuselah lived 187 H3967 years, and fathered Lamech.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:26 - Then Methuselah lived 782 H3967 years after he fathered Lamech, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:27 - So all the days of Methuselah were 969 H3967 years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:28 - Now Lamech lived 182 H3967 years, and fathered a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:30 - Then Lamech lived 595 H3967 years after he fathered Noah, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:31 - So all the days of Lamech were 777 H3967 years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:32 - Now after Noah was five hundred H3967 years old, Noah fathered Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:3 - Then the LORD said, “My Spirit will not [fn]remain with man forever, [fn]because he is also flesh; [fn]nevertheless his days shall be 120 H3967 years.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:15 - “This is how you shall make it: the length of the ark shall be [fn]three hundred H3967 cubits, its width fifty cubits, and its height thirty cubits.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:6 - Now Noah was six hundred H3967 years old when the flood of water [fn]came upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:11 - In the six hundredth H3967 year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the fountains of the great deep burst open, and the [fn]floodgates of the sky were opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:24 - The water prevailed upon the earth for 150 H3967 days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:3 - and the water receded steadily from the earth, and at the end of 150 H3967 days the water decreased.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:13 - Now it came about in the six hundred H3967 and first year, in the first month, on the first of the month, that the water was dried up [fn]from the earth. Then Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and behold, the [fn]surface of the ground had dried up.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:28 - Noah lived 350 H3967 years after the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:29 - So all the days of Noah were 950 H3967 years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:10 - These are the records of the generations of Shem. Shem was a hundred H3967 years old when he fathered Arpachshad, two years after the flood;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:11 - and Shem lived five hundred H3967 years after he fathered Arpachshad, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:13 - and Arpachshad lived 403 H3967 years after he fathered Shelah, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:15 - and Shelah lived 403 H3967 years after he fathered Eber, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:17 - and Eber lived 430 H3967 years after he fathered Peleg, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:19 - and Peleg lived 209 H3967 years after he fathered Reu, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:21 - and Reu lived 207 H3967 years after he fathered Serug, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:23 - and Serug lived two hundred H3967 years after he fathered Nahor, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:25 - and Nahor lived 119 H3967 years after he fathered Terah, and he fathered other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:32 - The days of Terah were 205 H3967 years; and Terah died in Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:14 - When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he [fn]led out his trained men, born in his house, numbering 318 H3967, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:13 - Then God said to Abram, “Know for certain that your [fn]descendants will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, [fn]where they will be enslaved and oppressed for four hundred H3967 years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:17 - Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, “Will a child be born to a man a hundred H3967 years old? And will Sarah, who is ninety years old, give birth to a child?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:5 - Now Abraham was a hundred H3967 years old when his son Isaac was born to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:1 - Now [fn]Sarah lived 127 H3967 years; these were the years of the life of Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:15 - “My lord, listen to me: a plot of land worth [fn]four hundred H3967 shekels of silver—what is that between me and you? So bury your dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:16 - Abraham listened to Ephron; and Abraham weighed out for Ephron the silver which he had named in the [fn]presence of the sons of Heth, four hundred H3967 shekels of silver, currency acceptable to a merchant.


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