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Lexicon :: Strong's H4686 - māṣûḏ

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מָצוּד
Transliteration
māṣûḏ
Pronunciation
maw-tsood'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1885g,1885i

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: מצוד (Strongs and Gesenius) מצודה (Strongs and Gesenius) מצדה (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

מָצוּד mâtsûwd, maw-tsood'; or (feminine) מְצוּדָה mᵉtsûwdâh; or מְצֻדָה mᵉtsudâh; for H4685; a net, or (abstractly) capture; also a fastness:—castle, defense, fort(-ress), (strong) hold, be hunted, net, snare, strong place.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H4686 in the following manner: fortress (6x), hold (6x), snare (2x), strong hold (1x), castle (1x), net (1x), strong place (1x), hunted (1x), strong hold (1x), fort (1x), defence (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H4686 in the following manner: fortress (6x), hold (6x), snare (2x), strong hold (1x), castle (1x), net (1x), strong place (1x), hunted (1x), strong hold (1x), fort (1x), defence (1x).
  1. net, prey, net prey

    1. net

    2. prey

  2. fastness, stronghold

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָצוּד mâtsûwd, maw-tsood'; or (feminine) מְצוּדָה mᵉtsûwdâh; or מְצֻדָה mᵉtsudâh; for H4685; a net, or (abstractly) capture; also a fastness:—castle, defense, fort(-ress), (strong) hold, be hunted, net, snare, strong place.
STRONGS H4686:
† I. מְצוּדָה noun feminine net, prey; — absolute מ׳ Ezekiel 13:21; Psalm 66:11; suffix מְצוּדָתִי Ezekiel 12:13; Ezekiel 17:20; —
1. net, in figureof י׳'s judgment, Ezekiel 12:13; Ezekiel 17:20 (both || H7568 רֶשֶׁת), Psalm 66:11.
2. prey Ezekiel 13:21 (figurative).

† II. מְצוּדָה noun feminine fastness, stronghold; — absolute מ׳ 1 Samuel 22:4 +, מְצֻדֶה 2 Samuel 5:9, construct מְצֻדַת 2 Samuel 5:7; suffix מְצוּדָתִי Psalm 18:3 + [Psalm 18:2], מְצֻדָתִי 2 Samuel 22:2; plural מְצוּדוֺת Psalm 31:3 [Psalm 31:2]; — fastness of David, 1 Samuel 22:4, 5; 1 Samuel 24:23 (Gi 1 Samuel 24:22) 2 Samuel 5:17; 2 Samuel 23:14 = 1 Chronicles 11:16; read also מְצֻדַת עֲדֻלָּם 1 Samuel 22:1; 2 Samuel 23:13; 1 Chronicles 11:15, for MT מְעָדַת (see מְעָרָה); of Jerusalem, מְצֻדַת צִיּוֺן 2 Samuel 5:7 = 1 Chronicles 11:5, compare 2 Samuel 5:9; home of eagle Job 39:28 (+ שֶׁןסֶֿלַע); elsewhere figurative of י׳ Psalm 18:3 [Psalm 18:2] = 2 Samuel 22:2; Psalm 31:4 [Psalm 31:3]; Psalm 71:3 (all + סַלְעִי), Psalm 91:2 (+ מַחְסִי), Psalm 144:2 (+חַסְדִּי, but this dubious, Krochm Gr Che חִסְנִי, Dy חִזְקִ, Du סַלְעִי; possibly is מַתְסִי); also כֵּית מְצוּדוֺת Psalm 31:8.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

22:1; 22:4; 22:4; 22:5; 24:22

2 Samuel

5:7; 5:7; 5:9; 5:9; 5:17; 22:2; 22:2; 23:13; 23:14

1 Chronicles

11:5; 11:15; 11:16

Job

39:28

Psalms

18:2; 18:2; 31:2; 31:3; 31:8; 66:11; 66:11; 71:3; 91:2; 144:2

Ezekiel

12:13; 12:13; 13:21; 13:21; 17:20; 17:20

H4686

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4686 matches the Hebrew מָצוּד (māṣûḏ),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:4 - Then he [fn]left them with the king of Moab; and they stayed with him all the time that David was in the stronghold H4686.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:5 - But Gad the prophet said to David, “Do not stay in the stronghold H4686; leave, and go into the land of Judah.” So David left and went into the forest of Hereth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:22 - And David swore an oath to Saul. Then Saul went to his home, but David and his men went up to the stronghold H4686.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:7 - Nevertheless, David captured the stronghold H4686 of Zion, that is, the city of David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:9 - So David lived in the stronghold H4686, and called it the city of David. And David built all around from the [fn]Millo and inward.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:17 - Now when the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek out David; and when David heard about it, he went down to the stronghold H4686.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:2 - He said,
“The LORD is my [fn]rock and my fortress H4686 and my deliverer;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:14 - David was then in the stronghold H4686, while the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:5 - The inhabitants of Jebus said to David, “You shall not enter here.” Nevertheless David took the mountain H4686 stronghold H4686 of Zion (that is, the city of David).
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:16 - David was then in the stronghold H4686, while the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:6 - Know then that God has wronged me
And has surrounded me with His net.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:28 - “He dwells and spends his nights on the cliff,
On the rocky cliff, an inaccessible H4686 place H4686.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:2 - The LORD is my rock and my fortress H4686 and my savior,
My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge;
My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:2 - Incline Your ear to me, rescue me quickly;
Be a rock of [fn]strength for me,
A [fn]stronghold H4686 to save me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:3 - For You are my rock and my fortress H4686;
For the sake of Your name You will lead me and guide me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:11 - You brought us into the net H4686;
You laid an oppressive burden upon [fn]us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:3 - Be to me a rock of dwelling to which I may continually come;
You have given the commandment to save me,
For You are my rock and my fortress H4686.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:2 - I will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress H4686,
My God, in whom I trust!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:2 - My faithfulness and my fortress H4686,
My stronghold and my savior,
My shield and He in whom I take refuge,
Who subdues [fn]my people under me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:13 - “I will also spread My net over him, and he will be caught in My net H4686. And I will bring him to Babylon in the land of the Chaldeans; yet he will not see it, though he will die there.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:21 - “I will also tear off your veils and save My people from your hands, and they will no longer be in your hands as prey H4686; and you will know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:20 - “And I will spread My net over him, and he will be caught in My net H4686. Then I will bring him to Babylon and enter into judgment with him there regarding the unfaithful act which he has committed against Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:27 - “You shall say this to them: ‘This is what the Lord GOD says: “As I live, those who are in the places of ruins certainly will fall by the sword, and whoever is in the [fn]open field I will give to the animals to be devoured, and those who are in the strongholds and in the caves will die of plague.

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