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Lexicon :: Strong's H4680 - māṣâ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1232

Strong’s Definitions

מָצָה mâtsâh, maw-tsaw'; a primitive root; to suck out; by implication, to drain, to squeeze out:—suck, wring (out).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H4680 in the following manner: wring out (6x), suck out (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H4680 in the following manner: wring out (6x), suck out (1x).
  1. to drain, drain out

    1. (Qal) to drain, drain out

    2. (Niphal) to be drained out

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָצָה mâtsâh, maw-tsaw'; a primitive root; to suck out; by implication, to drain, to squeeze out:—suck, wring (out).
† [מָצָה] verb drain, drain out (Late Hebrew id. press, or drain out; Aramaic bdb059401, מְצָא id.; Arabic bdb059402 II. drain to the last drop (Dozy); compare מָצַץ); —
Qal Perfect 2nd person feminine singular מָצִית Isaiah 51:17, וּמָצִית consecutive Ezekiel 23:34 Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular with apocope וַיִמֶץ Judges 6:38, 3rd person masculine plural יִמְצוּ Psalm 75:9; — drain, drain out, וַיִמֶץ טַל מִןהַֿנִּזָּה Judges 6:38 and drained dew out of the fleece; so figurative, object קֻבַּעת bowl, goblet, of bewilderment from י׳, Isaiah 51:17 (+ שׁתה; of personified Jerusalem), compare, object בּוֺס, Ezekiel 23:24 (+ שׁתה); object שְׁמָרֶיהָ the dregs of it (namely בּוֺס) Psalm 75:9 (subject the wicked).
Niph. Perfect וְנִמְצָה consecutive Leviticus 1:15 and the blood (of the bird) shall be drained out; so Imperfect יִמָּצֵה Leviticus 5:9 (both P); מֵי מָלֵא יִמָּצוּ לָמוֺ Psalm 73:10 water of abundance is drained (i.e. drunk) by them (Gr Che Buhl read יִמְצוּ or יָמֹצוּ (מצץ) they drain).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:15; 5:9


6:38; 6:38


73:10; 75:9; 75:9


51:17; 51:17


23:24; 23:34


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4680 matches the Hebrew מָצָה (māṣâ),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:15 - And the priest shall bring it unto the altar, and wring off his head, and burn it on the altar; and the blood thereof shall be wrung out H4680 at the side of the altar:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:9 - And he shall sprinkle of the blood of the sin offering upon the side of the altar; and the rest of the blood shall be wrung out H4680 at the bottom of the altar: it is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:38 - And it was so: for he rose up early on the morrow, and thrust the fleece together, and wringed H4680 the dew out of the fleece, a bowl full of water.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:10 - Therefore his people return hither: and waters of a full cup are wrung out H4680 to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 75:8 - For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, and the wine is red; it is full of mixture; and he poureth out of the same: but the dregs thereof, all the wicked of the earth shall wring them out, H4680 and drink them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:17 - Awake, awake, stand up, O Jerusalem, which hast drunk at the hand of the LORD the cup of his fury; thou hast drunken the dregs of the cup of trembling, and wrung them out. H4680
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:34 - Thou shalt even drink it and suck it out, H4680 and thou shalt break the sherds thereof, and pluck off thine own breasts: for I have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD.

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