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Lexicon :: Strong's H4599 - maʿyān

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From עַיִן (H5869) (as a denominative in the sense of a spring)
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TWOT Reference: 1613a

Strong’s Definitions

מַעְיָן maʻyân, mah-yawn'; or מַעְיְנוֹ maʻyᵉnôw; (Psalm 114:8), or (feminine) מַעְיָנָה maʻyânâh; from H5869 (as a denominative in the sense of a spring); a fountain (also collectively), figuratively, a source (of satisfaction):—fountain, spring, well.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H4599 in the following manner: fountain (16x), well (5x), springs (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H4599 in the following manner: fountain (16x), well (5x), springs (2x).
  1. spring

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַעְיָן maʻyân, mah-yawn'; or מַעְיְנוֹ maʻyᵉnôw; (Psalm 114:8), or (feminine) מַעְיָנָה maʻyânâh; from H5869 (as a denominative in the sense of a spring); a fountain (also collectively), figuratively, a source (of satisfaction):—fountain, spring, well.
STRONGS H4599: Abbreviations
מַעְיָן noun masculineProverbs 8:24 spring; — absolute מ׳ Psalm 74:15 +; construct מַעְיַן 2 Kings 3:25 +, מַעְיְנוֺ Psalm 114:8 (Ges§ 90 n); suffix מַעְיָנוֺ Hosea 13:15; plural מַעְיָנוֺת Isaiah 41:18 +, מַעְיָנִים Psalm 104:10; construct מַעְיְנוֺת Genesis 7:11 +, מַעְיְנֵי 1 Kings 18:5; 2 Kings 3:19, מַעַיְנֵי Isaiah 12:3; suffix מַעְיָנִי Psalm 87:7 (but see below), מַעְיְנֹתֶיךָ Proverbs 5:16; — spring, construct before מַיִם 1 Kings 18:5; 2 Kings 3:19, 25; Joshua 15:9; Joshua 18:15 (both P), Psalm 114:8, compare Proverbs 8:24; מַע׳ alone Isaiah 41:18; Leviticus 11:36 (P), Psalm 74:15; Psalm 104:10; 2 Chronicles 32:4, compare Joel 4:18 (in eschatological picture); in simile Proverbs 25:26; תְּהוֺם מ׳ Genesis 7:11; Genesis 8:2 (compare Proverbs 8:28); figurative of source of happiness, enjoyment Hosea 13:15 (|| מְקוֺרוֺ Psalm 84:7; Proverbs 5:16 (of wife, see Toy), compare חָתוּם מ׳ Songs 4:12, גַּנִּים מ׳; Songs 4:15; also Psalm 87:7 (si vera lectio; so De Che Du; Hup Bae We read form of מָעוֺן dwelling; הַיְשׁוּעָה מ׳ Isaiah 12:3.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


7:11; 7:11; 8:2




15:9; 18:15

1 Kings

18:5; 18:5

2 Kings

3:19; 3:19; 3:25; 3:25

2 Chronicles



74:15; 74:15; 84:7; 87:7; 87:7; 104:10; 104:10; 114:8; 114:8


5:16; 5:16; 8:24; 8:24; 8:28; 25:26

Song of Songs

4:12; 4:15


12:3; 12:3; 41:18; 41:18


13:15; 13:15


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4599 matches the Hebrew מַעְיָן (maʿyān),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:11 - In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains H4599 of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:2 - The fountains H4599 also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:36 - Nevertheless a fountain H4599 or pit, wherein there is plenty of water, shall be clean: but that which toucheth their carcase shall be unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:9 - And the border was drawn from the top of the hill unto the fountain H4599 of the water of Nephtoah, and went out to the cities of mount Ephron; and the border was drawn to Baalah, which is Kirjathjearim:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:15 - And the south quarter was from the end of Kirjathjearim, and the border went out on the west, and went out to the well H4599 of waters of Nephtoah:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:5 - And Ahab said unto Obadiah, Go into the land, unto all fountains H4599 of water, and unto all brooks: peradventure we may find grass to save the horses and mules alive, that we lose not all the beasts.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:19 - And ye shall smite every fenced city, and every choice city, and shall fell every good tree, and stop all wells H4599 of water, and mar every good piece of land with stones.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:25 - And they beat down the cities, and on every good piece of land cast every man his stone, and filled it; and they stopped all the wells H4599 of water, and felled all the good trees: only in Kirharaseth left they the stones thereof; howbeit the slingers went about it, and smote it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:4 - So there was gathered much people together, who stopped all the fountains, H4599 and the brook that ran through the midst of the land, saying, Why should the kings of Assyria come, and find much water?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:15 - Thou didst cleave the fountain H4599 and the flood: thou driedst up mighty rivers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:6 - Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; H4599 the rain also filleth the pools.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 87:7 - As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs H4599 are in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:10 - He sendeth the springs H4599 into the valleys, which run among the hills.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:8 - Which turned the rock into a standing water, the flint into a fountain H4599 of waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:16 - Let thy fountains H4599 be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:24 - When there were no depths, I was brought forth; when there were no fountains H4599 abounding with water.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:26 - A righteous man falling down before the wicked is as a troubled fountain, H4599 and a corrupt spring.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:12 - A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain H4599 sealed.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:15 - A fountain H4599 of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 12:3 - Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells H4599 of salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:18 - I will open rivers in high places, and fountains H4599 in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:15 - Though he be fruitful among his brethren, an east wind shall come, the wind of the LORD shall come up from the wilderness, and his spring shall become dry, and his fountain H4599 shall be dried up: he shall spoil the treasure of all pleasant vessels.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:18 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the mountains shall drop down new wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the rivers of Judah shall flow with waters, and a fountain H4599 shall come forth of the house of the LORD, and shall water the valley of Shittim.
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