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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 - “I will shoot three arrows to the side, as though I shot at a target. H4307
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:25 - Palal the son of Uzai made repairs in front of the Angle and the tower projecting from the upper house of the king, which is by the court of the guard. H4307 After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh made repairs.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:39 - and above the Gate of Ephraim, by the Old Gate, by the Fish Gate, the Tower of Hananel and the Tower of the Hundred, as far as the Sheep Gate; and they stopped at the Gate of the Guard. H4307
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:12 - “I was at ease, but He shattered me,
And He has grasped me by the neck and shaken me to pieces;
He has also set me up as His target. H4307
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:2 - Now at that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the court of the guard, H4307 which was in the house of the king of Judah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:8 - “Then Hanamel my uncle’s son came to me in the court of the guard H4307 according to the word of the LORD and said to me, ‘Buy my field, please, that is at Anathoth, which is in the land of Benjamin; for you have the right of possession and the redemption is yours; buy it for yourself.’ Then I knew that this was the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:12 - and I gave the deed of purchase to Baruch the son of Neriah, the son of Mahseiah, in the sight of Hanamel my uncle’s son and in the sight of the witnesses who signed the deed of purchase, before all the Jews who were sitting in the court of the guard. H4307
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:1 - Then the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the second time, while he was still [fn]confined in the court of the guard, H4307 saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:21 - Then King Zedekiah gave commandment, and they committed Jeremiah to the court of the guardhouse H4307 and gave him a loaf of bread daily from the bakers’ street, until all the bread in the city was gone. So Jeremiah remained in the court of the guardhouse. H4307
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:6 - Then they took Jeremiah and cast him into the cistern of Malchijah the king’s son, which was in the court of the guardhouse; H4307 and they let Jeremiah down with ropes. Now in the cistern there was no water but only mud, and Jeremiah sank into the mud.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:13 - So they pulled Jeremiah up with the ropes and lifted him out of the cistern, and Jeremiah stayed in the court of the guardhouse. H4307
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:28 - So Jeremiah stayed in the court of the guardhouse H4307 until the day that Jerusalem was captured.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:14 - they even sent and took Jeremiah out of the court of the guardhouse H4307 and entrusted him to Gedaliah, the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, to take him home. So he stayed among the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:15 - Now the word of the LORD had come to Jeremiah while he was confined in the court of the guardhouse, H4307 saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:12 - He bent His bow
And set me as a target H4307 for the arrow.

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