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Lexicon :: Strong's H4692 - māṣôr

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מָצוֹר
Transliteration
māṣôr
Pronunciation
maw-tsore'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1898a

Strong’s Definitions

מָצוֹר mâtsôwr, maw-tsore'; or מָצוּר mâtsûwr; from H6696; something hemming in, i.e. (objectively) a mound (of besiegers), (abstractly) a siege, (figuratively) distress; or (subjectively) a fastness:—besieged, bulwark, defence, fenced, fortress, siege, strong (hold), tower.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H4692 in the following manner: siege (13x), besieged (2x), strong (2x), besieged (with H935) (2x), bulwarks (1x), defence (1x), fenced (1x), fortress (1x), hold (1x), tower (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H4692 in the following manner: siege (13x), besieged (2x), strong (2x), besieged (with H935) (2x), bulwarks (1x), defence (1x), fenced (1x), fortress (1x), hold (1x), tower (1x).
  1. siege-enclosure, siege, entrenchment, siege works

    1. siege

    2. enclosure, siege-works, rampart

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָצוֹר mâtsôwr, maw-tsore'; or מָצוּר mâtsûwr; from H6696; something hemming in, i.e. (objectively) a mound (of besiegers), (abstractly) a siege, (figuratively) distress; or (subjectively) a fastness:—besieged, bulwark, defence, fenced, fortress, siege, strong (hold), tower.
STRONGS H4692:
מָצוֺר noun [masculine] siege-enclosure, siege, entrenchment; — always מ׳ absolute, except construct מְצוֺר Ezekiel 4:7 suffix מְצוּרֶ֑ךָ Ezekiel 4:8; —
1. siege שָׂם עָלֵינוּ מ׳ Micah 4:14 [Micah 5:1] he hath laid siege to us, compare וְנָתַתָּ֫ עָלֶיהָ מ׳ Ezekiel 4:2; בּוֺא בַמּ׳ is come into a state of siege Deuteronomy 20:19; 2 Kings 24:10; 2 Kings 25:2; Jeremiah 52:5, compare וְהָֽיְתָה בַמּ׳ Ezekiel 4:3; יוֺשֶׁבֶת֯י בַּמּ׳ Jeremiah 10:17; מְצוֺר יְרו׳ Ezekiel 4:7 siege of Jerusalem, but also עַליְֿרו׳ מ׳ Zechariah 12:2; יְמֵי מ׳ of duration of siege Ezekiel 4:8; Ezekiel 5:2; מֵי מ׳ Nahum 3:14 water for a siege; in phrase וּבְמָצוֺק בְּמ׳ in the siege and stress Deuteronomy 28:53,55,57; Jeremiah 19:9.
2. enclosure, i.e. siege-works Deuteronomy 20:20; late = ram-part Zechariah 9:3, עִיר מ׳ entrenched city Psalm 31:22 [Psalm 31:21] (al. besieged), Psalm 60:11 [Psalm 60:9] (|| Psalm 108:11 מִבְצָר ע׳), compare 2 Chronicles 8:5; עָרִים לְמ׳ 2 Chronicles 11:5, בִּירוּשָׁלַם ישְׁבִים בְּמ׳ 2 Chronicles 32:10; מ׳ Habakkuk 2:1 according to most (|| מִשְׁמֶרֶת); but We derives from נצר, i.e. watch-tower, Now conjectures מִצְפֶּה (compare וַאֲצַפֶּה following); > Buhl conjectures H4693 מְצָד___ מ׳ proper name, of a territory.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Deuteronomy

20:19; 20:20; 28:53; 28:55; 28:57

2 Kings

24:10; 25:2

2 Chronicles

8:5; 11:5; 32:10

Psalms

31:21; 60:9

Jeremiah

10:17; 19:9; 52:5

Ezekiel

4:2; 4:3; 4:7; 4:7; 4:8; 4:8; 5:2

Micah

5:1

Nahum

3:14

Habakkuk

2:1

Zechariah

9:3; 12:2

H4692

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4692 matches the Hebrew מָצוֹר (māṣôr),
which occurs 26 times in 26 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:19 - “When you besiege a city a long time, to make war against it in order to capture it, you shall not destroy its trees by swinging an axe against them; for you may eat from them, and you shall not cut them down. [fn]For is the tree of the field a man, that it should [fn]be besieged H4692 by you?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:20 - “Only the trees which you know [fn]are not fruit trees you shall destroy and cut down, that you may construct siegeworks H4692 against the city that is making war with you until it falls.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:53 - “Then you shall eat the [fn]offspring of your own body, the flesh of your sons and of your daughters whom the LORD your God has given you, during the siege H4692 and the distress by which your enemy will [fn]oppress you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:55 - so that he will not give even one of them any of the flesh of his children which he will eat, since he has nothing else left, during the siege H4692 and the distress by which your enemy will [fn]oppress you in all your [fn]towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:57 - and toward her afterbirth which issues from between her [fn]legs and toward her children whom she bears; for she will eat them secretly for lack of anything else, during the siege H4692 and the distress by which your enemy will [fn]oppress you in your [fn]towns.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:10 - At that time the servants of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon went up to Jerusalem, and the city came under siege. H4692
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:2 - So the city was under siege H4692 until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:5 - He also built upper Beth-horon and lower Beth-horon, fortified H4692 cities with walls, gates and bars;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:5 - Rehoboam lived in Jerusalem and built cities for defense H4692 in Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:10 - “Thus says Sennacherib king of Assyria, ‘On what are you trusting that you are remaining in Jerusalem under siege? H4692
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:21 - Blessed be the LORD,
For He has made marvelous His lovingkindness to me in a besieged H4692 city.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:9 - Who will bring me into the besieged H4692 city?
Who [fn]will lead me to Edom?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:17 - Pick up your bundle from the ground,
You who dwell under siege! H4692
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:9 - “I will make them eat the flesh of their sons and the flesh of their daughters, and they will eat one another’s flesh in the siege H4692 and in the distress with which their enemies and those who seek their life will distress them.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 52:5 - So the city was under siege H4692 until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:2 - “Then lay siege H4692 against it, build a siege wall, [fn]raise up a ramp, pitch camps and place battering rams against it all around.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:3 - “Then get yourself an iron plate and set it up as an iron wall between you and the city, and set your face toward it so that it is under siege, H4692 and besiege it. This is a sign to the house of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:7 - “Then you shall set your face toward the siege H4692 of Jerusalem with your arm bared and prophesy against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:8 - “Now behold, I will put ropes on you so that you cannot turn from one side to the other until you have completed the days of your siege. H4692
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:2 - “One third you shall burn in the fire at the center of the city, when the days of the siege H4692 are completed. Then you shall take one third and strike it with the sword all around [fn]the city, and one third you shall scatter to the wind; and I will unsheathe a sword behind them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:1 - [fn]Now muster yourselves in troops, daughter of troops;
[fn]They have laid siege H4692 against us;
With a rod they will smite the judge of Israel on the cheek.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:12 - It will be a day when [fn]they will come to you
From Assyria and the cities of Egypt,
From Egypt even to the [fn]Euphrates,
Even from sea to sea and mountain to mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:14 - Draw for yourself water for the siege! H4692
Strengthen your fortifications!
Go into the clay and tread the mortar!
Take hold of the brick mold!
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:1 - I will stand on my guard post
And station myself on the rampart; H4692
And I will keep watch to see what He will speak to me,
And how I may reply [fn]when I am reproved.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:3 - For Tyre built herself a fortress H4692
And piled up silver like dust,
And gold like the mire of the streets.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 12:2 - “Behold, I am going to make Jerusalem a cup [fn]that causes reeling to all the peoples around; and when the siege H4692 is against Jerusalem, it will also be against Judah.

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