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Lexicon :: Strong's H4388 - maḵtēš

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מַכְתֵּשׁ
Transliteration
maḵtēš
Pronunciation
mak-taysh'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1061a

Strong’s Definitions

מַכְתֵּשׁ maktêsh, mak-taysh'; from H3806; a mortar; by analogy, a socket (of a tooth):—hollow place, mortar.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H4388 in the following manner: hollow places (1x), mortar (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H4388 in the following manner: hollow places (1x), mortar (1x).
  1. mortar

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַכְתֵּשׁ maktêsh, mak-taysh'; from H3806; a mortar; by analogy, a socket (of a tooth):—hollow place, mortar.
STRONGS H4388: Abbreviations
מַכְתֵּשׁ noun masculine mortar (place of pounding, braying; compare Palmyrene proper name, masculine מכתש = contundens VogNo. 97) — absolute מ׳ Proverbs 27:22 (see foregoing H3806); hollow resembling a mortar Judges 15:19 (whence came forth a water-spring; compare GFM), [H4389 Zephaniah 1:11] — Jerusalem, compare SchwallyZAW x. (1890), 173 f.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Judges

15:19

Proverbs

27:22

H4388

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4388 matches the Hebrew מַכְתֵּשׁ (maḵtēš),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:19 - But God clave an hollow place H4388 that was in the jaw, and there came water thereout; and when he had drunk, his spirit came again, and he revived: wherefore he called the name thereof Enhakkore, which is in Lehi unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:22 - Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar H4388 among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
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