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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 you declare the dream and its interpretation, you will receive from me gifts H4978 and a reward and great honor; therefore declare to me the dream and its interpretation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:48 - Then the king [fn]promoted Daniel and gave him many great gifts, H4978 and he made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon and chief [fn]prefect over all the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:17 - Then Daniel answered and said before the king,[fn]Keep your gifts H4978 for yourself or give your rewards to someone else; however, I will read the inscription to the king and make the interpretation known to him.

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