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Lexicon :: Strong's H4306 - māṭār

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מָטָר
Transliteration
māṭār
Pronunciation
maw-tawr'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1187a

Strong’s Definitions

מָטַר mâṭar, maw-tawr'; from H4305; rain:—rain.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x

The KJV translates Strong's H4306 in the following manner: rain (36x), great (1x), small (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x
The KJV translates Strong's H4306 in the following manner: rain (36x), great (1x), small (1x).
  1. rain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָטַר mâṭar, maw-tawr'; from H4305; rain:—rain.
STRONGS H4306:
מָטָר noun masculineExodus 9:33. rain (Assyrian meṭru, DlHWB 406; Arabic bdb056403; Sabean (Minaean) מטר HomChrestom. 127; Aramaic מַטְרָא, bdb056404); — מ׳ Exodus 9:33 + 30 times; construct מְטַר Deuteronomy 11:11 + 5 times; plural construct מִטְרוֺת Job 37:6; — rain, as watering earth, especially Canaan, Deuteronomy 11:11 הַשָּׁמַיִם מ׳; as blessing sent (verb usually נָתַן and withheld by י׳ Deuteronomy 11:14 (|| יוֺרֶה, מַלְקוֺשׁ); Deuteronomy 11:17 (here אַרְצְכֶס מְ׳); Deuteronomy 28:12; 1 Kings 8:35, 36; 1 Kings 17:1 (|| טַל), 1 Kings 18:12; 1 Chronicles 6:26; 1 Chronicles 6:27; 1 Chronicles 7:13; Job 5:10 (|| מַיִם), compare Job 28:26; Job 36:27; Psalm 147:8 (verb מֵכִין); so זַרְעֲךָ מְ׳ Isaiah 30:23; Zechariah 10:1 (|| מַלְקוֺשׁ), Zechariah 10:1 מְטַרגֶּֿשֶׁם; גֶּשֶׁם מָטָר Job 37:6, גֶּשֶׁם מִטְרוֺת עֻזּוֺ Job 37:6 (|| שֶׁלַג); Job 38:28 (|| אֶגְלֵיטָֿ֑ל) בְּרָקִים לַמּ׳ Psalm 135:7; Jeremiah 10:13 = Jeremiah 51:16 (|| הֲמוֺן מַיִם); also in אַרְצְךָ אָבָק וְעָפָר נָתַן אֵת מְ׳ Deuteronomy 28:24; compare Isaiah 5:6 (where accusative of congnate meaning with verb הִמְטִיר); wish of David 2 Samuel 1:21 (|| טַל); בַּקָּצִיר מ׳ simile of the unseasonable, Proverbs 26:1 (|| שֶׁלֶג בַּקַּיִץ); sent by extraordary supernatural power as sign Exodus 9:33, 34 (J; both || בָּרָר, קֹלוֺת) compare 1 Samuel 12:17, 18 (|| קֹלוֺת); simile of refreshment Deuteronomy 32:2 (|| טַל), Job 29:23 (|| מַלְקוֺשׁ), Psalm 72:6 (|| רְבִיבִים), compare 2 Samuel 23:4; as destructive Psalm 28:3 מָטָר סֹחֵף); also figurative, Isaiah 4:6 (|| זֶרֶם).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

9:33; 9:33; 9:33; 9:34

Deuteronomy

11:11; 11:11; 11:14; 11:17; 28:12; 28:24; 32:2

1 Samuel

12:17; 12:18

2 Samuel

1:21; 23:4

1 Kings

8:35; 8:36; 17:1; 18:12

1 Chronicles

6:26; 6:27; 7:13

Job

5:10; 28:26; 29:23; 36:27; 37:6; 37:6; 37:6; 38:28

Psalms

28:3; 72:6; 135:7; 147:8

Proverbs

26:1

Isaiah

4:6; 5:6; 30:23

Jeremiah

10:13; 51:16

Zechariah

10:1; 10:1

H4306

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4306 matches the Hebrew מָטָר (māṭār),
which occurs 38 times in 36 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:33 - So Moses left the city from his meeting with Pharaoh, and spread out his [fn]hands to the LORD; and the [fn]thunder and the hail stopped, and rain H4306 [fn]no longer poured on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:34 - But when Pharaoh saw that the rain H4306 and the hail and the [fn]thunder had stopped, he sinned again and [fn]hardened his heart, he and his servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:11 - “But the land into which you are about to cross to possess it, a land of hills and valleys, drinks water from the rain H4306 of heaven,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:14 - that [fn]He will provide rain H4306 for your land in its season, the [fn]early and [fn]late rain, so that you may gather your grain, your new wine, and your oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:17 - “Otherwise, the anger of the LORD will be kindled against you, and He will shut up the sky so that there will be no rain H4306, and the ground will not yield its produce; then you will quickly perish from the good land which the LORD is giving you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:12 - “The LORD will open for you His good storehouse, the heavens, to give rain H4306 to your land in its season and to bless every work of your hand; and you will lend to many nations, but you will not borrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:24 - “The LORD will make the rain H4306 of your land powder and dust; from heaven it shall come down on you until you are destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:2 - “May my teaching drip as the rain H4306,
My speech trickle as the dew,
As droplets on the fresh grass,
And as the showers on the vegetation.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:17 - “Is it not the wheat harvest today? I will call to the LORD, that He will send [fn]thunder and rain H4306. Then you will know and see that your wickedness is great which you have done in the sight of the LORD, by asking for yourselves a king.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:18 - So Samuel called to the LORD, and the LORD sent [fn]thunder and rain H4306 that day; and all the people greatly feared the LORD and Samuel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:21 - “Mountains of Gilboa,
May there be no dew nor rain H4306 on you, or fields of offerings!
For there the shield of the mighty was defiled,
The shield of Saul, not anointed with oil.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:4 - Is like the light of the morning when the sun rises,
A morning without clouds,
When the fresh grass springs out of the earth
From sunshine after rain H4306.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:35 - “When the heavens are shut up and there is no rain H4306 because they have sinned against You, and they pray toward this place and praise Your name, and turn from their sin when You afflict them,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:36 - then hear in heaven and forgive the sin of Your servants and Your people Israel; indeed, teach them the good way in which they are to walk. And provide rain H4306 on Your land, which You have given to Your people as an inheritance.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:1 - Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was of [fn]the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the LORD, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, there shall certainly be neither dew nor rain H4306 during these years, except by my word.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:1 - Now it happened after many days that the word of the LORD came to Elijah in the third year, saying, “Go, present yourself to Ahab, and I will provide rain H4306 on the face of the earth.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:26 - “When the heavens are shut up and there is no rain H4306 because they have sinned against You, and they pray toward this place and praise Your name, and turn from their sin when You afflict them,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:27 - then hear in heaven and forgive the sin of Your servants and Your people Israel; indeed, teach them the good way in which they are to walk. And provide rain H4306 on Your land, which You have given to Your people as an inheritance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:13 - “If I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain H4306, or if I command the locust to devour the land, or if I send a plague among My people,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:10 - “He gives rain H4306 on the earth,
And sends water on the fields,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:26 - When He made a limit for the rain H4306,
And a course for the thunderbolt,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:23 - “They waited for me as for the rain H4306,
And opened their mouths as for the late rain.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:27 - “For He draws up the drops of water;
They distill rain H4306 from its [fn]celestial stream,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:6 - “For to the snow He says, ‘Fall on the earth,’
And to the [fn]downpour H4306 and the rain H4306, ‘Be strong.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:28 - “Does the rain H4306 have a father?
Or who has fathered the drops of dew?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:6 - [fn]May he come down like rain H4306 upon the mown grass,
Like showers that water the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:7 - [fn]He causes the [fn]mist to ascend from the ends of the earth,
[fn]He makes lightning for the rain H4306;
[fn]He brings forth the wind from His treasuries.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:8 - It is He who covers the heavens with clouds,
Who provides rain H4306 for the earth,
Who makes grass sprout on the mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:1 - Like snow in summer and like rain H4306 in harvest,
So honor is not fitting for a fool.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 - A poor man who oppresses the helpless
Is like a driving rain H4306 [fn]which leaves no food.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 4:6 - And there will be a shelter to give shade from the heat by day, and refuge and [fn]protection from the storm and the rain H4306.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:6 - “I will lay it waste;
It will not be pruned nor hoed,
But briars and thorns will come up.
I will also command the clouds not to rain H4306 on it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:23 - Then He will give you rain H4306 for your seed which you will sow in the ground, and bread from the yield of the ground, and it will be [fn]rich and [fn]plentiful; on that day your livestock will graze in a wide pasture.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:13 - When He utters His voice, there is a roar of waters in the heavens,
And He makes the clouds ascend from the end of the earth;
He makes lightning for the rain H4306,
And brings out the wind from His storehouses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:16 - When He utters His voice, there is a roar of waters in the heavens,
And He makes the clouds ascend from the end of the earth.
He makes lightning for the rain H4306
And brings out wind from His storehouses.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 10:1 - Ask for rain H4306 from the LORD at the time of the spring rain
The LORD who makes the [fn]storm winds;
And He will give them showers H4306 of rain, vegetation in the field to each person.

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