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Lexicon :: Strong's H4676 - maṣṣēḇâ

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מַצֵּבָה
Transliteration
maṣṣēḇâ
Pronunciation
mats-tsay-baw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
(causatively) participle of נָצַב (H5324)
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TWOT Reference: 1398g

Strong’s Definitions

מַצֵּבָה matstsêbâh, mats-tsay-baw'; feminine (causatively) participle of H5324; something stationed, i.e. a column or (memorial stone); by analogy, an idol:—garrison, (standing) image, pillar.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's H4676 in the following manner: image (19x), pillar (12x), garrisons (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H4676 in the following manner: image (19x), pillar (12x), garrisons (1x).
  1. pillar, mastaba, stump

    1. pillar

      1. as monument, personal memorial

      2. with an altar

    2. stock, stump (of tree)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַצֵּבָה matstsêbâh, mats-tsay-baw'; feminine (causatively) participle of H5324; something stationed, i.e. a column or (memorial stone); by analogy, an idol:—garrison, (standing) image, pillar.
STRONGS H4676:
מַצֵּבָה, [H4678 מַצֶּ֫בֶת] noun feminine pillar, maṣṣēbā, stump; — absolute מַצֵּבָה Hosea 3:4 +,מַצֶּ֫בֶת [H4678 2 Samuel 18:18a] (read הַמּ׳ Greek Version of the LXX Dr Bu Kit), [H4678 2 Samuel 18:18b Isaiah 6:13], construct מַצְּבַת 2 Kings 3:2; 2 Kings 10:27, מַצֶּ֫בֶת [H4678 Genesis 35:14, Genesis 35:20; suffix מַצַּבְתָּהּ H4678 Isaiah 6:13]; plural absolute מַצֵּבוֺת 1 Kings 14:28, construct מַצְּבוֺת 2 Kings 10:26, etc.; —
1.
a. pillar, as monument, personal memorial 2 Samuel 18:18 (twice in verse).
b. a stone, set up (שׂים, הציב), and anointed as memorial of divine appearance Genesis 28:18, 22; Genesis 31:13 (all E), Genesis 35:14 (J); so also Genesis 33:20 (E), where insert מ׳, or read מ׳ for MT מִזְבֵּחַ (We Di NowArchaeology ii.18), set up (שׂים), הרים, חציב in token of an agreement Genesis 31:45, 51, 52 (twice in verse) (all E); over grave Genesis 35:20 (twice in verse).
c. especially of sacred stones or pillars in connection with altar, erected (בנה) by Moses Exodus 24:4 (E; 12 pillars), Hosea 3:4; Hosea 10:1, 2; Isaiah 19:19; conjecture also 2 Kings 12:10 for MT מִזְבֵּחַ StaZAW v (1885), 296 NowArchaeology l.c., but dubious, see Benzon the passage; (usually + אֲשֵׁרִים etc.): of Canaanites Exodus 23:24 (E), Exodus 34:13 (J), Deuteronomy 7:5; Deuteronomy 12:3 compare הַבַּלְַ מ׳ 2 Kings 3:2; 2 Kings 10:26, 27; Tyre, עֻזֵּךְ מ׳, Ezekiel 26:11, of obelisks of Heliopolis in Egypt; condemned for Israel by Deuteronomic code, and Deuteronomist redaction of Kings: Deuteronomy 16:22; 2 Kings 14:23; 2 Kings 17:10; 2 Kings 18:4; 2 Kings 23:14; 2 Chronicles 14:2; 2 Chronicles 31:1; compare Micah 5:12; Leviticus 26:1 (H). — On maṣṣēbā see further NowArchaeology ii.18 f. BenzArchaeology 380 f. DrDeuteronomy 16:21f. WeSkizzen iii. 99, 165 RSSem. i. 184 ff. 437. f; 2d ed. 204 ff. 456 f.; K. 50. **On this see also LagrangeÉtudes Bibl. 197 ff. and review by BauZMG lvii (1903), 830; also GFMEB MASSEBAH StaBib. Theol. i. § 55 OCWhitehouseHast. DB PILLAR. —
[H5324 Judges 9:6] see [נָצַב] Hoph.]
2. stock, stump of tree Isaiah 6:13a (in simile), so Isaiah 6:13b (figurative; but probably strike out as gloss).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

28:18; 28:22; 31:13; 31:45; 31:51; 31:52; 33:20; 35:14; 35:20

Exodus

23:24; 24:4; 34:13

Leviticus

26:1

Deuteronomy

7:5; 12:3; 16:21; 16:22

2 Samuel

18:18

1 Kings

14:28

2 Kings

3:2; 3:2; 10:26; 10:26; 10:27; 10:27; 12:10; 14:23; 17:10; 18:4; 23:14

2 Chronicles

14:2; 31:1

Isaiah

6:13; 6:13; 19:19

Ezekiel

26:11

Hosea

3:4; 3:4; 10:1; 10:2

Micah

5:12

H4676

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4676 matches the Hebrew מַצֵּבָה (maṣṣēḇâ),
which occurs 32 times in 31 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:18 - So Jacob got up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had placed as a support for his head, and set it up as a memorial H4676 stone H4676, and poured oil on its top.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:22 - “And this stone, which I have set up as a memorial H4676 stone H4676, will be God’s house, and of everything that You give me I will assuredly give a tenth to You.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:13 - ‘I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed a memorial H4676 stone H4676, where you made a vow to Me; now arise, [fn]leave this land, and return to the land of your birth.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:45 - Then Jacob took a stone and set it up as a memorial H4676 stone H4676.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:51 - Laban also said to Jacob, “Behold this heap and behold the memorial H4676 stone H4676 which I have set between [fn]you and me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:52 - “This heap is a witness, and the memorial H4676 stone H4676 is a witness, that I will not pass by this heap to you for harm, and you will not pass by this heap and this memorial H4676 stone H4676 to me, for harm.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:14 - So Jacob set up a memorial H4676 stone H4676 in the place where He had spoken with him, a memorial H4676 of stone, and he poured out a drink offering on it; he also poured oil on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:20 - And Jacob set up a memorial H4676 stone H4676 over her grave; that is the memorial H4676 stone H4676 of Rachel’s grave to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:24 - “You shall not worship their gods, nor serve them, nor do according to their deeds; but you shall utterly overthrow them and break their memorial H4676 stones H4676 in pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:4 - And Moses wrote down all the words of the LORD. Then he got up early in the morning, and built an altar [fn]at the foot of the mountain with twelve memorial H4676 stones H4676 for the twelve tribes of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:13 - “But rather, you are to tear down their altars and smash their memorial H4676 stones H4676, and cut down their [fn]Asherim
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:1 - ‘You shall not make for yourselves idols, nor shall you set up for yourselves a carved image or a memorial H4676 stone H4676, nor shall you place a figured stone in your land to bow down [fn]to it; for I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:5 - “But this is what you shall do to them: you shall tear down their altars, smash their memorial H4676 stones H4676, cut their [fn]Asherim to pieces, and burn their carved images in the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:3 - “And you shall tear down their altars and smash their memorial H4676 stones H4676 to pieces, and burn their [fn]Asherim in the fire, and cut to pieces the carved images of their gods; and you shall eliminate their name from that place.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:22 - “And you shall not set up for yourself a memorial H4676 stone H4676, which the LORD your God hates.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:23 - For they, too, built for themselves high places, memorial H4676 stones H4676, and [fn]Asherim on every high hill and under every luxuriant tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:2 - He did evil in the sight of the LORD, though not like his father and his mother; for he removed the memorial H4676 stone H4676 of Baal which his father had made.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:26 - They brought out the memorial H4676 stones H4676 of the house of Baal and burned them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:27 - They also tore down the memorial H4676 stone H4676 of Baal and tore down the house of Baal, and made it a latrine as it is to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:10 - And they set up for themselves memorial H4676 stones H4676 and [fn]Asherim on every high hill and under every green tree,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:4 - He removed the high places and smashed the memorial H4676 stones H4676 to pieces, and cut down the [fn]Asherah. He also crushed to pieces the bronze serpent that Moses had made, for until those days the sons of Israel had been burning incense to it; and it was called [fn]Nehushtan.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:14 - He also smashed to pieces the memorial H4676 stones H4676 and cut down the [fn]Asherim, and filled their places with human bones.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:3 - for he removed the foreign altars and high places, tore down the memorial H4676 stones H4676, cut down the [fn]Asherim,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:1 - Now when all this was finished, all Israel who were present went out to the cities of Judah, broke the memorial H4676 stones H4676 in pieces, cut down the [fn]Asherim and pulled down the high places and the altars throughout Judah and Benjamin, as well as in Ephraim and Manasseh, until [fn]they had destroyed them all. Then all the sons of Israel returned to their cities, each to his possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:19 - On that day there will be an altar to the LORD in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a memorial H4676 stone H4676 to the LORD beside its border.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:13 - “He will also smash to pieces the [fn]obelisks H4676 of [fn]Heliopolis, which is in the land of Egypt; and the temples of the gods of Egypt he will burn with fire.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:11 - “With the hoofs of his horses he will trample all your streets. He will kill your people with the sword, and your strong [fn]pillars H4676 will go down to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:4 - For the sons of Israel will live for many days without a king or leader, without sacrifice or memorial H4676 stone H4676, and without ephod or [fn]household idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:1 - Israel is a luxuriant vine;
He produces fruit for himself.
The more his fruit,
The more altars he made;
The [fn]richer his land,
The better [fn]he made the memorial H4676 stones H4676.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:2 - Their heart is [fn]deceitful;
Now they must suffer for their guilt.
[fn]The LORD will break down their altars
And destroy their memorial H4676 stones H4676.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:13 - “I will eliminate your carved images
And your memorial H4676 stones H4676 from among you,
So that you will no longer bow down
To the work of your hands.

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