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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 one hundred H3967 and thirty years, he [fn]became the father of 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 became the father of Seth were eight hundred H3967 years, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:5 - So all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred H3967 and thirty years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:6 - Seth lived one hundred H3967 and five years, and became the father of Enosh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:7 - Then Seth lived eight hundred H3967 and seven years after he became the father of Enosh, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:8 - So all the days of Seth were nine hundred H3967 and twelve years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:10 - Then Enosh lived eight hundred H3967 and fifteen years after he became the father of Kenan, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:11 - So all the days of Enosh were nine hundred H3967 and five years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:13 - Then Kenan lived eight hundred H3967 and forty years after he became the father of Mahalalel, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:14 - So all the days of Kenan were nine hundred H3967 and ten years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:16 - Then Mahalalel lived eight hundred H3967 and thirty years after he became the father of Jared, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:17 - So all the days of Mahalalel were eight hundred H3967 and ninety-five years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:18 - Jared lived one hundred H3967 and sixty-two years, and became the father of Enoch.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:19 - Then Jared lived eight hundred H3967 years after he became the father of Enoch, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:20 - So all the days of Jared were nine hundred H3967 and sixty-two years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:22 - Then Enoch walked with God three hundred H3967 years after he became the father of Methuselah, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:23 - So all the days of Enoch were three hundred H3967 and sixty-five years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:25 - Methuselah lived one hundred H3967 and eighty-seven years, and became the father of Lamech.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:26 - Then Methuselah lived seven hundred H3967 and eighty-two years after he became the father of Lamech, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:27 - So all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred H3967 and sixty-nine years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:28 - Lamech lived one hundred H3967 and eighty-two years, and became the father of a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:30 - Then Lamech lived five hundred H3967 and ninety-five years after he became the father of Noah, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:31 - So all the days of Lamech were seven hundred H3967 and seventy-seven years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:32 - Noah was five hundred H3967 years old, and Noah became the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:3 - Then the LORD said, “My Spirit shall not [fn]strive with man forever, [fn]because he also is flesh; [fn]nevertheless his days shall be one hundred H3967 and twenty years.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:15 - “This is how you shall make it: the length of the ark three hundred H3967 [fn]cubits, its breadth fifty [fn]cubits, and its height thirty [fn]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 the same 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 one hundred H3967 and fifty days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:3 - and the water receded steadily from the earth, and at the end of one hundred H3967 and fifty 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, 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 was dried up.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:28 - Noah lived three hundred H3967 and fifty years after the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:29 - So all the days of Noah were nine hundred H3967 and fifty years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:10 - These are the records of the generations of Shem. Shem was one hundred H3967 years old, and [fn]became the father of Arpachshad two years after the flood;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:11 - and Shem lived five hundred H3967 years after he became the father of Arpachshad, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:13 - and Arpachshad lived four hundred H3967 and three years after he became the father of Shelah, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:15 - and Shelah lived four hundred H3967 and three years after he became the father of Eber, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:17 - and Eber lived four hundred H3967 and thirty years after he became the father of Peleg, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:19 - and Peleg lived two hundred H3967 and nine years after he became the father of Reu, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:21 - and Reu lived two hundred H3967 and seven years after he became the father of Serug, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:23 - and Serug lived two hundred H3967 years after he became the father of Nahor, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:25 - and Nahor lived one hundred H3967 and nineteen years after he became the father of Terah, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:32 - The days of Terah were two hundred H3967 and five years; and Terah died in Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:14 - When Abram heard that his [fn]relative had been taken captive, he [fn]led out his trained men, born in his house, three hundred H3967 and eighteen, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:13 - 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 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 one hundred H3967 years old? And will Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:5 - Now Abraham was one hundred H3967 years old when his son Isaac was born to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:1 - Now [fn]Sarah lived one hundred H3967 and twenty-seven years; these were the years of the life of Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:15 - “My lord, listen to me; a piece of land worth 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]hearing of the sons of Heth, four hundred H3967 shekels of silver, [fn]commercial standard.


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