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Lexicon :: Strong's H3972 - mᵊ'ûmâ

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Part of Speech
indefinite pronoun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a form of מְאוּם (H3971)
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TWOT Reference: 1136

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: מאומה.

Strong’s Definitions

מְאוּמָה mᵉʼûwmâh, meh-oo'-maw; apparently a form of H3971; properly, a speck or point, i.e. (by implication) something; with negative, nothing:—fault, no(-ught), ought, somewhat, any (no-)thing.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's H3972 in the following manner: any thing (12x), nothing (9x), ought (5x), any (2x), fault (1x), harm (1x), nought (1x), somewhat (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H3972 in the following manner: any thing (12x), nothing (9x), ought (5x), any (2x), fault (1x), harm (1x), nought (1x), somewhat (1x).
  1. anything

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְאוּמָה mᵉʼûwmâh, meh-oo'-maw; apparently a form of H3971; properly, a speck or point, i.e. (by implication) something; with negative, nothing:—fault, no(-ught), ought, somewhat, any (no-)thing.
STRONGS H3972: Abbreviations
מְא֫וּמָה 32 pronoun indefinite anything (according to Thes from מָה וּמָה, like quidquid, against which is the Mil`el tone; according to Ol254, 255, 386ii. 146 an old accusative from מאוּם in sense of speck, particle, compare French point: in Assyrian manman (properly who ? who ?), assimilated mamman, or manma (man, who ? + generalizing ma), mamma, is any one, minma (min, what ? + ma), mimma, is anything, Dl§ 60, HWB 418 f; WSG 125 f.); — anything, usually in negative sentences, as Genesis 22:12 ואלתֿעשׂ לו מאומה (euphem. for something bad), Genesis 30:31 מאומה לֹאתִֿתֶּןלִֿי, Genesis 39:6, 9; Genesis 40:15 (euphemism), 1 Samuel 12:4, 5; 1 Samuel 20:26, 39; 1 Samuel 25:7, 15, 21; 1 Samuel 29:3 etc., Judges 14:6 ומאומה אין בידו, Ecclesiastes 5:14 לא ישׂא בעמלו ומ׳ 1 Kings 18:43 אין מ׳ literally nought of anything ! Jeremiah 39:12 ואל תעשׂ לו מאומה רָּע; strengthened by כֹּלGenesis 39:23; 2 Samuel 3:35; after אִם = surely not, 2 Samuel 3:35; in interrogative sentence Numbers 22:38; in affirm. sentence Deuteronomy 24:10 כִּיתַֿשֶּׁה בְרֵעֲךָ מַשֵּׁאת מ׳ a pledge of (= consisting in) anything, 2 Samuel 13:2 (euphemism), 2 Kings 5:20. Used adverbially, 1 Samuel 21:3 את הדבר אישׁ אל ידע מ׳ let no one know of the matter in anything at all.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:12; 30:31; 39:6; 39:9; 39:23; 40:15







1 Samuel

12:4; 12:5; 20:26; 20:39; 21:3; 25:7; 25:15; 25:21; 29:3

2 Samuel

3:35; 3:35; 13:2

1 Kings


2 Kings







Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3972 matches the Hebrew מְאוּמָה (mᵊ'ûmâ),
which occurs 32 times in 32 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:12 - And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing H3972 unto him: for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:31 - And he said, What shall I give thee? And Jacob said, Thou shalt not give me any thing: H3972 if thou wilt do this thing for me, I will again feed and keep thy flock:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:6 - And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; and he knew not ought H3972 he had, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was a goodly person, and well favoured.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:9 - There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing H3972 from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:23 - The keeper of the prison looked not to any thing H3972 that was under his hand; because the LORD was with him, and that which he did, the LORD made it to prosper.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:15 - For indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews: and here also have I done nothing H3972 that they should put me into the dungeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:38 - And Balaam said unto Balak, Lo, I am come unto thee: have I now any power at all to say any thing? H3972 the word that God putteth in my mouth, that shall I speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:17 - And there shall cleave nought H3972 of the cursed thing to thine hand: that the LORD may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and shew thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:10 - When thou dost lend thy brother any H3972 thing, thou shalt not go into his house to fetch his pledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:6 - And the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he rent him as he would have rent a kid, and he had nothing H3972 in his hand: but he told not his father or his mother what he had done.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:4 - And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither hast thou taken ought H3972 of any man's hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:5 - And he said unto them, The LORD is witness against you, and his anointed is witness this day, that ye have not found ought H3972 in my hand. And they answered, He is witness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:26 - Nevertheless Saul spake not any thing H3972 that day: for he thought, Something hath befallen him, he is not clean; surely he is not clean.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:39 - But the lad knew not any thing: H3972 only Jonathan and David knew the matter.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 21:2 - And David said unto Ahimelech the priest, The king hath commanded me a business, and hath said unto me, Let no man know any thing H3972 of the business whereabout I send thee, and what I have commanded thee: and I have appointed my servants to such and such a place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:7 - And now I have heard that thou hast shearers: now thy shepherds which were with us, we hurt them not, neither was there ought H3972 missing unto them, all the while they were in Carmel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:15 - But the men were very good unto us, and we were not hurt, neither missed we any thing, H3972 as long as we were conversant with them, when we were in the fields:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:21 - Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow hath in the wilderness, so that nothing H3972 was missed of all that pertained unto him: and he hath requited me evil for good.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 29:3 - Then said the princes of the Philistines, What do these Hebrews here? And Achish said unto the princes of the Philistines, Is not this David, the servant of Saul the king of Israel, which hath been with me these days, or these years, and I have found no fault H3972 in him since he fell unto me unto this day?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:35 - And when all the people came to cause David to eat meat while it was yet day, David sware, saying, So do God to me, and more also, if I taste bread, or ought H3972 else, till the sun be down.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:2 - And Amnon was so vexed, that he fell sick for his sister Tamar; for she was a virgin; and Amnon thought it hard for him to do any thing H3972 to her.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:21 - And all king Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold; none were of silver: it was nothing H3972 accounted of in the days of Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:43 - And said to his servant, Go up now, look toward the sea. And he went up, and looked, and said, There is nothing. H3972 And he said, Go again seven times.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:20 - But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master hath spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought: but, as the LORD liveth, I will run after him, and take somewhat H3972 of him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:20 - And all the drinking vessels of king Solomon were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold: none were of silver; it was not any H3972 thing accounted of in the days of Solomon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:14 - But those riches perish by evil travail: and he begetteth a son, and there is nothing H3972 in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:15 - As he came forth of his mother's womb, naked shall he return to go as he came, and shall take nothing H3972 of his labour, which he may carry away in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:14 - In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing H3972 after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:5 - For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, H3972 neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:10 - But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left of the poor of the people, which had nothing, H3972 in the land of Judah, and gave them vineyards and fields at the same time.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:12 - Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm; H3972 but do unto him even as he shall say unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:7 - And he caused it to be proclaimed and published through Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles, saying, Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock, taste any thing: H3972 let them not feed, nor drink water:
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