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Lexicon :: Strong's H4307 - maṭṭārâ

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מַטָּרָה
Transliteration
maṭṭārâ
Pronunciation
mat-taw-raw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1356a

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: מטרה (Strongs and Gesenius) מטרא (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

מַטָּרָא maṭṭârâʼ, mat-taw-raw'; or מַטָּרָה maṭṭârâh; from H5201; a jail (as a guard-house); also an aim (as being closely watched):—mark, prison.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H4307 in the following manner: prison (13x), mark (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H4307 in the following manner: prison (13x), mark (3x).
  1. guard, ward, prison, mark, target

    1. guard, ward, prison

    2. target, mark (fig. of chastisement)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַטָּרָא maṭṭârâʼ, mat-taw-raw'; or מַטָּרָה maṭṭârâh; from H5201; a jail (as a guard-house); also an aim (as being closely watched):—mark, prison.
STRONGS H4307:
מַטָּרָה and (Lamentations 3:12) מַטָּרָא noun feminine.
1. guard, ward, prison Nehemiah 3:25.
2. target, mark (as kept in the eye, watched, compare נָצַר Proverbs 23:26, and σκόπος (watcher, mark) from σκέπτομαι; perhaps Nabataean [רתא]מט Lzb323); — always absolute: —
1. guard, ward, prison, usually חֲצַר הַמּ׳ court of gaurd (see I. חָצֵ׳) Jeremiah 32:2, 8, 12; Jeremiah 33:1; Jeremiah 37:21 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 38:6, 13, 28; Jeremiah 39:14, 15; שַׁעַר הַמּ׳ Nehemiah 12:39.
2. target, mark Job 16:12 (figurative of י׳'s chastisement), כַּמַּטָּרָא לַחֵץ Lamentations 3:12 (simile id.); literally only 1 Samuel 20:20.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

20:20

Nehemiah

3:25; 12:39

Job

16:12

Proverbs

23:26

Jeremiah

32:2; 32:8; 32:12; 33:1; 37:21; 38:6; 38:13; 38:28; 39:14; 39:15

Lamentations

3:12; 3:12

H4307

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4307 matches the Hebrew מַטָּרָה (maṭṭārâ),
which occurs 16 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:20 - And I will shoot three arrows on the side thereof, as though I shot at a mark. H4307
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:25 - Palal the son of Uzai, over against the turning of the wall, and the tower which lieth out from the king's high house, that was by the court of the prison. H4307 After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:39 - And from above the gate of Ephraim, and above the old gate, and above the fish gate, and the tower of Hananeel, and the tower of Meah, even unto the sheep gate: and they stood still in the prison H4307 gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:12 - I was at ease, but he hath broken me asunder: he hath also taken me by my neck, and shaken me to pieces, and set me up for his mark. H4307
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:2 - For then the king of Babylon's army besieged Jerusalem: and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the court of the prison, H4307 which was in the king of Judah's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:8 - So Hanameel mine uncle's son came to me in the court of the prison H4307 according to the word of the LORD, and said unto me, Buy my field, I pray thee, that is in Anathoth, which is in the country of Benjamin: for the right of inheritance is thine, and the redemption is thine; buy it for thyself. Then I knew that this was the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:12 - And I gave the evidence of the purchase unto Baruch the son of Neriah, the son of Maaseiah, in the sight of Hanameel mine uncle's son, and in the presence of the witnesses that subscribed the book of the purchase, before all the Jews that sat in the court of the prison. H4307
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:1 - Moreover the word of the LORD came unto Jeremiah the second time, while he was yet shut up in the court of the prison, H4307 saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:21 - Then Zedekiah the king commanded that they should commit Jeremiah into the court of the prison, H4307 and that they should give him daily a piece of bread out of the bakers' street, until all the bread in the city were spent. Thus Jeremiah remained in the court of the prison. H4307
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:6 - Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah the son of Hammelech, that was in the court of the prison: H4307 and they let down Jeremiah with cords. And in the dungeon there was no water, but mire: so Jeremiah sunk in the mire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:13 - So they drew up Jeremiah with cords, and took him up out of the dungeon: and Jeremiah remained in the court of the prison. H4307
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:28 - So Jeremiah abode in the court of the prison H4307 until the day that Jerusalem was taken: and he was there when Jerusalem was taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:14 - Even they sent, and took Jeremiah out of the court of the prison, H4307 and committed him unto Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, that he should carry him home: so he dwelt among the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:15 - Now the word of the LORD came unto Jeremiah, while he was shut up in the court of the prison, H4307 saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:12 - He hath bent his bow, and set me as a mark H4307 for the arrow.

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