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Lexicon :: Strong's H4696 - mēṣaḥ

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מֵצַח
Transliteration
mēṣaḥ
Pronunciation
may'-tsakh
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to be clear, i.e. conspicuous
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1233a

Strong’s Definitions

מֵצַח mêtsach, may'-tsakh; from an unused root meaning to be clear, i.e. conspicuous; the forehead (as open and prominent):—brow, forehead, impudent.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H4696 in the following manner: forehead (11x), impudent (1x), brow (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H4696 in the following manner: forehead (11x), impudent (1x), brow (1x).
  1. brow, forehead

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מֵצַח mêtsach, may'-tsakh; from an unused root meaning to be clear, i.e. conspicuous; the forehead (as open and prominent):—brow, forehead, impudent.
STRONGS H4696:
מֵ֫צַח noun masculineEzekiel 3:8 brow, forehead; — מ׳ absolute Ezekiel 3:7, construct Exodus 28:38; Jeremiah 3:3; suffix מִצְחֲךָ Ezekiel 3:8; Isaiah 48:4, מִצְחֶ֑וֺ Ezekiel 3:9; מִצְחוֺ Exodus 28:38 + 4 times; מִצְחָם Ezekiel 3:8; plural construct מִצְחוֺת Ezekiel 9:4; — brow, forehead, struck by stone from David's sling 1 Samuel 17:49 (twice in verse); Aaron's forehead Exodus 28:38 (twice in verse); place where leprosy appears 2 Chronicles 26:19, 20; place for a distinguishing mark or cross Ezekiel 9:4; חִזְקֵימֿ׳ Ezekiel 3:7 the house of Israel are stout of forehead (i.e. obstinate; || קְשֵׁילֵֿב), compare Ezekiel 3:8; so מִצְהֲךָ נְחוּשָׁה Isaiah 48:4 thy brow (is) brass (|| עָרְפֶ֑ךָ בַּרְזֶל גִּיד); also of boldness, firmness of prophet Ezekiel 3:8, and 3:9 (but dele Greek Version of the LXX Co); אִשָּׁה זוֺנָה הָיָה לָךְ מ׳ Jeremiah 3:3, i.e. thou wast shameless (|| מֵאַנְתְּ הִכָּלֵם).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

28:38; 28:38; 28:38

1 Samuel

17:49

2 Chronicles

26:19; 26:20

Isaiah

48:4; 48:4

Jeremiah

3:3; 3:3

Ezekiel

3:7; 3:7; 3:8; 3:8; 3:8; 3:8; 3:8; 3:9; 3:9; 9:4; 9:4

H4696

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4696 matches the Hebrew מֵצַח (mēṣaḥ),
which occurs 13 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:38 - And it shall be upon Aaron's forehead, H4696 that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the holy things, which the children of Israel shall hallow in all their holy gifts; and it shall be always upon his forehead, H4696 that they may be accepted before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:49 - And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead, H4696 that the stone sunk into his forehead; H4696 and he fell upon his face to the earth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:19 - Then Uzziah was wroth, and had a censer in his hand to burn incense: and while he was wroth with the priests, the leprosy even rose up in his forehead H4696 before the priests in the house of the LORD, from beside the incense altar.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:20 - And Azariah the chief priest, and all the priests, looked upon him, and, behold, he was leprous in his forehead, H4696 and they thrust him out from thence; yea, himself hasted also to go out, because the LORD had smitten him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:4 - Because I knew that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow H4696 brass;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:3 - Therefore the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; and thou hadst a whore's forehead, H4696 thou refusedst to be ashamed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:7 - But the house of Israel will not hearken unto thee; for they will not hearken unto me: for all the house of Israel are impudent H4696 and hardhearted.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:8 - Behold, I have made thy face strong against their faces, and thy forehead H4696 strong against their foreheads. H4696
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:9 - As an adamant harder than flint have I made thy forehead: H4696 fear them not, neither be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:4 - And the LORD said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads H4696 of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof.

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