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Lexicon :: Strong's H4522 - mas

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מַס
Transliteration
mas
Pronunciation
mas
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1218

Strong’s Definitions

מַס maç, mas; or מִס miç; from H4549; properly, a burden (as causing to faint), i.e. a tax in the form of forced labor:—discomfited, levy, task(-master), tribute(-tary).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H4522 in the following manner: tribute (12x), tributary (5x), levy (4x), discomfited (1x), taskmasters (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H4522 in the following manner: tribute (12x), tributary (5x), levy (4x), discomfited (1x), taskmasters (1x).
  1. gang or body of forced labourers, task-workers, labour band or gang, forced service, task-work, serfdom, tributary, tribute, levy, taskmasters, discomfited

    1. labour-band, labour-gang, slave gang

    2. gang-overseers

    3. forced service, serfdom, tribute, enforced payment

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַס maç, mas; or מִס miç; from H4549; properly, a burden (as causing to faint), i.e. a tax in the form of forced labor:—discomfited, levy, task(-master), tribute(-tary).
STRONGS H4522:
† I. מַס noun masculine1Ki 5:27 usually collective body of forced labourers, task-workers, labour-band or gang, also (late) forced service, task-work, serfdom (Targum מִסָּא, especially in phrase מַסְּקֵי מִיסִּין (implying late and [for Biblical Hebrew] false sense 'tribute,' so Late Hebrew מַעֲלֵי מָסִּים; √ unknown, probably loan-word; follows analogue of ע׳׳ע); — absolute ׳span class="Hb maroon">מ 1 Kings 5:27 +; לָמַ֑ס Joshua 17:13 +; הַמַּ֑ס 2 Samuel 20:24 +; plural מִסִּים Exodus 1:11; —
1. labour-band, labour-gang, body of task-workers for public service, formed by levy upon the people by Solomon וַיַּ֫עַל הַמֶּלֶךְ שׁלֹמֹה מַס מִכָּליִֿשְׂרָאֵל 1 Kings 5:27, amounting to 30,000 men 1 Kings 5:27; אֲשֶׁר הֶעֱלָה הַמּ׳ 1 Kings 9:15; וַיַּעֲלֵם שׁ׳ לְמַס עֹבֵד 1 Kings 9:21 and Solomon levied them for a toiling labour-band (compare Genesis 49:15; Joshua 16:10) = לְמַס וַיַּעֲלֵם שׁ׳ 2 Chronicles 8:8; apparently instituted, earlier, by David, compare וַאֲדֹרָם עַלהַֿמַּ֑ס 2 Samuel 20:24, i.e. had charge of the body of labourers, so 1 Kings 4:6; 1 Kings 5:28; 1 Kings 12:18 2 Chronicles 10:18.
2.
a. of labour-bands, slave-gangs of Israel in Egypt, only שָׂרֵי מִסִּים Exodus 1:11 (J) gang-overseers.
b. of conquered populations, subject to forced labour: יִהְיוּ לְךָ לָמַס וַעֲבָדוּךָ Deuteronomy 20:11 compare Judges 1:30, 33, 35 (see GFM), Isaiah 31:8; Lamentations 1:1; so ויהי לְמַס עֹבֵד Joshua 16:10 (compare Genesis 49:15; 1 Kings 9:21); וַיִתְּנוּ אֶתהַֿכְּנַעֲנִי לָמַ֑ס Joshua 17:13, compare (וַיָּ֫שֶׂם וגו׳) Judges 1:28.
3. in general: וַיְהִי לְמַסעֹֿבֵד Genesis 49:15 and he (Issachar) became a slaving labour-band (poem in J; compare Joshua 16:10; 1 Kings 9:21); compare רְמִיָּה תִּהְיֶה לָמַ֑ס Proverbs 12:24 (here apparently of individual)
4. forced service, serfdom (or possibly (in late passage) tribute = enforced payment, compare Late Hebrew, Targum, see above), only of Ahasuerus: וַיָּשֶׂם הַמֶּלֶךְ מַס עַלהָֿאָרֶץ וגו׳ Esther 10:1.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

49:15; 49:15; 49:15

Exodus

1:11; 1:11

Deuteronomy

20:11

Joshua

16:10; 16:10; 16:10; 17:13; 17:13

Judges

1:28; 1:30; 1:33; 1:35

2 Samuel

20:24; 20:24

1 Kings

4:6; 9:15; 9:21; 9:21; 9:21; 12:18

2 Chronicles

8:8; 10:18

Esther

10:1

Proverbs

12:24

Isaiah

31:8

Lamentations

1:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4522 matches the Hebrew מַס (mas),
which occurs 23 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:15 - And he saw that rest was good, and the land that it was pleasant; and bowed his shoulder to bear, and became a servant unto tribute. H4522
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:11 - Therefore they did set over them taskmasters H4522 to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:11 - And it shall be, if it make thee answer of peace, and open unto thee, then it shall be, that all the people that is found therein shall be tributaries H4522 unto thee, and they shall serve thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:10 - And they drave not out the Canaanites that dwelt in Gezer: but the Canaanites dwell among the Ephraimites unto this day, and serve under tribute. H4522
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:13 - Yet it came to pass, when the children of Israel were waxen strong, that they put the Canaanites to tribute; H4522 but did not utterly drive them out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:28 - And it came to pass, when Israel was strong, that they put the Canaanites to tribute, H4522 and did not utterly drive them out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:30 - Neither did Zebulun drive out the inhabitants of Kitron, nor the inhabitants of Nahalol; but the Canaanites dwelt among them, and became tributaries. H4522
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:33 - Neither did Naphtali drive out the inhabitants of Bethshemesh, nor the inhabitants of Bethanath; but he dwelt among the Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land: nevertheless the inhabitants of Bethshemesh and of Bethanath became tributaries H4522 unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:35 - But the Amorites would dwell in mount Heres in Aijalon, and in Shaalbim: yet the hand of the house of Joseph prevailed, so that they became tributaries. H4522
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:24 - And Adoram was over the tribute: H4522 and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:6 - And Ahishar was over the household: and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the tribute. H4522
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:13 - And king Solomon raised a levy H4522 out of all Israel; and the levy H4522 was thirty thousand men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:14 - And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses: a month they were in Lebanon, and two months at home: and Adoniram was over the levy. H4522
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:15 - And this is the reason of the levy H4522 which king Solomon raised; for to build the house of the LORD, and his own house, and Millo, and the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor, and Megiddo, and Gezer.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:21 - Their children that were left after them in the land, whom the children of Israel also were not able utterly to destroy, upon those did Solomon levy a tribute H4522 of bondservice unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:18 - Then king Rehoboam sent Adoram, who was over the tribute; H4522 and all Israel stoned him with stones, that he died. Therefore king Rehoboam made speed to get him up to his chariot, to flee to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:8 - But of their children, who were left after them in the land, whom the children of Israel consumed not, them did Solomon make to pay tribute H4522 until this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:18 - Then king Rehoboam sent Hadoram that was over the tribute; H4522 and the children of Israel stoned him with stones, that he died. But king Rehoboam made speed to get him up to his chariot, to flee to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 10:1 - And the king Ahasuerus laid a tribute H4522 upon the land, and upon the isles of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:24 - The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute. H4522
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:8 - Then shall the Assyrian fall with the sword, not of a mighty man; and the sword, not of a mean man, shall devour him: but he shall flee from the sword, and his young men shall be discomfited. H4522
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:1 - How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary! H4522

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