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Lexicon :: Strong's H4290 - maḥtereṯ

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מַחְתֶּרֶת
Transliteration
maḥtereṯ
Pronunciation
makh-teh'-reth
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 783a

Strong’s Definitions

מַחְתֶּרֶת machtereth, makh-teh'-reth; from H2864; a burglary; figuratively, unexpected examination:—breaking up, secret search.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H4290 in the following manner: breaking up (1x), secret search (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H4290 in the following manner: breaking up (1x), secret search (1x).
  1. a breaking in, burglary

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַחְתֶּרֶת machtereth, makh-teh'-reth; from H2864; a burglary; figuratively, unexpected examination:—breaking up, secret search.
STRONGS H4290:
מַחְתֶּ֫רֶת noun masculine breaking in, burglaryיִמָּצֵא הַגַּנָּב אִםבַּֿמּ׳ Exodus 22:1 i.e. caught in the act (JE); so מְצָאתִים לֹא בַּמּ׳ Jeremiah 2:34, not in the act of breaking in didst thou find them (2nd person feminine singular suffix Ges§ 44, 2, R 4), i.e. those whom thou hast slain were not detected in crime.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

22:1

Jeremiah

2:34

H4290

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4290 matches the Hebrew מַחְתֶּרֶת (maḥtereṯ),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:2 - If a thief be found breaking up, H4290 and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:34 - Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents: I have not found it by secret search, H4290 but upon all these.

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