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Lexicon :: Strong's H4371 - meḵes

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מֶכֶס
Transliteration
meḵes
Pronunciation
meh'-kes
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from an unused root meaning to enumerate
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1014a

Strong’s Definitions

מֶכֶס mekeç, meh'-kes; probably from an unused root meaning to enumerate; an assessment (as based upon a census):—tribute.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H4371 in the following manner: tribute (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H4371 in the following manner: tribute (6x).
  1. computation, proportion to be paid, tribute, tax

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מֶכֶס mekeç, meh'-kes; probably from an unused root meaning to enumerate; an assessment (as based upon a census):—tribute.
STRONGS H4371:
מֶ֫כֶס noun masculine computation, proportion to be paid, tax (Palmyrene מכסא ReckendZMG 1885, 379 ff.; Late Hebrew מֶכֶס, Aramaic מִכְסָא, bdb049304 tax (hence Arabic bdb049305 as loan-word Frä283); Assyrian miksu, DlHWB 407 (√ מכס); Late Hebrew מוֺכֵס tax-collector; so Assyrian makkasu, compare Arabic bdb049306) — Numbers 31:28 לי׳ זַהֲרֵמֹתָ֫ מ׳ and thou shalt separate a tax (duty levied on the spoil) for י׳, Numbers 31:37; Numbers 31:38; Numbers 31:39; Numbers 31:40; Numbers 31:41 (all P).
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H4371

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Strong's Number H4371 matches the Hebrew מֶכֶס (meḵes),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:28 - And levy a tribute H4371 unto the LORD of the men of war which went out to battle: one soul of five hundred, both of the persons, and of the beeves, and of the asses, and of the sheep:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:37 - And the LORD'S tribute H4371 of the sheep was six hundred and threescore and fifteen.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:38 - And the beeves were thirty and six thousand; of which the LORD'S tribute H4371 was threescore and twelve.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:39 - And the asses were thirty thousand and five hundred; of which the LORD'S tribute H4371 was threescore and one.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:40 - And the persons were sixteen thousand; of which the LORD'S tribute H4371 was thirty and two persons.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:41 - And Moses gave the tribute, H4371 which was the LORD'S heave offering, unto Eleazar the priest, as the LORD commanded Moses.

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