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Lexicon :: Strong's H4978 - matnā'

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to מַתָּנָה (H4979)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2880a

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: מתנא.

Strong’s Definitions

מַתְּנָא mattᵉnâʼ, mat-ten-aw'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H4979:—gift.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H4978 in the following manner: gift (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H4978 in the following manner: gift (3x).
  1. gift

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַתְּנָא mattᵉnâʼ, mat-ten-aw'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H4979:—gift.
† [מַתְּנָא] noun feminine gift; — plural absolute מַתְּנָן Daniel 2:6, Daniel 2:48; suffix מַתְּנָתָךְ Daniel 5:17.
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2:6; 2:48; 5:17


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Strong's Number H4978 matches the Hebrew מַתְּנָא (matnā'),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:6 - But if ye shew the dream, and the interpretation thereof, ye shall receive of me gifts H4978 and rewards and great honour: therefore shew me the dream, and the interpretation thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:48 - Then the king made Daniel a great man, and gave him many great gifts, H4978 and made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon, and chief of the governors over all the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:17 - Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts H4978 be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; yet I will read the writing unto the king, and make known to him the interpretation.

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