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Lexicon :: Strong's H572 - 'amtaḥaṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1265a

Strong’s Definitions

אַמְתַּחַת ʼamtachath, am-takh'-ath; from H4969; properly, something expansive, i.e. a bag:—sack.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H572 in the following manner: sack (15x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H572 in the following manner: sack (15x).
  1. sack, flexible container (for grain)

  2. (TWOT) spread out

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַמְתַּחַת ʼamtachath, am-takh'-ath; from H4969; properly, something expansive, i.e. a bag:—sack.
STRONGS H572: Abbreviations
אַמְתַּ֫חַת noun feminine sack, only Genesis 42-44; — א׳ construction Genesis 44:2, 12; suffix אַמְתַּחְתִּי Genesis 42:28, אַמְתַּחְתּוֺ Genesis 42:27 + 2 times; plural construct אַמְתְּחֹת Genesis 44:1; suffix אַמְתְּחֹתֵינוּ Genesis 43:18 + 3 times; אַמְתְּחֹתֵיכֶם Genesis 43:12, 23; — sack (s) in which brethren of Joseph carried corn from Egypt; in phrase בְּטִי אַמ׳ Genesis 42:27 in the mouth of the sack, so Genesis 43:12, 21; Genesis 44:1, 2, 8; elsewhere Genesis 42:28; Genesis 43:18, 21, 22, 23; Genesis 44:1, 11, 11, 12 (all J).
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Strong's Number H572 matches the Hebrew אַמְתַּחַת ('amtaḥaṯ),
which occurs 15 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:27 - And as one of them opened his sack to give his ass provender in the inn, he espied his money; for, behold, it was in his sack's H572 mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:28 - And he said unto his brethren, My money is restored; and, lo, it is even in my sack: H572 and their heart failed them, and they were afraid, saying one to another, What is this that God hath done unto us?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:12 - And take double money in your hand; and the money that was brought again in the mouth of your sacks, H572 carry it again in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:18 - And the men were afraid, because they were brought into Joseph's house; and they said, Because of the money that was returned in our sacks H572 at the first time are we brought in; that he may seek occasion against us, and fall upon us, and take us for bondmen, and our asses.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:21 - And it came to pass, when we came to the inn, that we opened our sacks, H572 and, behold, every man's money was in the mouth of his sack, H572 our money in full weight: and we have brought it again in our hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:22 - And other money have we brought down in our hands to buy food: we cannot tell who put our money in our sacks. H572
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:23 - And he said, Peace be to you, fear not: your God, and the God of your father, hath given you treasure in your sacks: H572 I had your money. And he brought Simeon out unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:1 - And he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men's sacks H572 with food, as much as they can carry, and put every man's money in his sack's H572 mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:2 - And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's H572 mouth of the youngest, and his corn money. And he did according to the word that Joseph had spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:8 - Behold, the money, which we found in our sacks' H572 mouths, we brought again unto thee out of the land of Canaan: how then should we steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:11 - Then they speedily took down every man his sack H572 to the ground, and opened every man his sack. H572
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:12 - And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack. H572
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