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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 - But when one of them opened his sack to give his donkey feed at the overnight campsite, he saw his money; and behold, it was in the opening of his sack H572!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:28 - So he said to his brothers, “My money has been returned, and look, it is right in my sack H572!” Then their hearts [fn]sank, and they turned [fn]trembling to one another, saying, “What is this that God has done to us?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:12 - “And take double the money in your hand, and take back in your hand the money that was returned in the opening of your sacks H572; perhaps it was a mistake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:18 - Now the men were afraid, because they were brought to Joseph’s house; and they said, “It is because of the money that was returned in our sacks H572 the first time that we are being brought in, so that he may [fn]attack us and [fn]overpower us, and take us as slaves with our donkeys.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:21 - and it happened when we came to the campsite, that we opened our sacks H572, and behold, each man’s money was in the opening of his sack H572, our money in [fn]full. So we have brought it back in our hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:22 - “We have also brought down other money in our hand to buy food; we do not know who put our money in our sacks H572.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:23 - But he said, “Peace be to you, do not be afraid. Your God and the God of your father has given you treasure in your sacks H572; your [fn]money was in my possession.” Then he brought Simeon out to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:1 -

Then he commanded his house steward, saying, “Fill the men’s sacks H572 with food, as much as they can carry, and put each man’s money in the opening of his sack H572.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:2 - “And put my cup, the silver cup, in the opening of the sack H572 of the youngest, and his money for the grain.” And he did [fn]as Joseph had told him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:8 - “Behold, the money which we found in the opening of our sacks H572 we have brought back to you from the land of Canaan. How then could we steal silver or gold from your lord’s house?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:11 - Then they hurried, each man lowered his sack H572 to the ground, and each man opened his sack H572.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:12 - And he searched, beginning with the oldest and ending with the youngest; and the cup was found in Benjamin’s sack H572.
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