4962. math
Strong's Concordance
math: male, man
Original Word: מַת
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: math
Phonetic Spelling: (math)
Definition: male, man
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
male, man
NASB Translation
associates (1), few (3), few men (1), men (14), men being few (1), number (2).

[מַת] noun masculine male, man (מְתוּֿ in proper name; Zinjirli מת collective males, male offspring; Assyrian mutu, husband; Ethiopic id.; compare Egyptian m-t, phallus, male, Steind in BaNB § 2b, δ); — only plural מְתִים Job 11:3 3t., מְתִם Deuteronomy 2:34; Deuteronomy 3:6 + Judges 20:48 (probably), for ᵑ0 מְתֹם, so GFM; construct מְתֵי Genesis 34:30 13t.; suffix 2 feminine singular מְתַיִךְ; Isaiah 3:25; 3masculine singular מְתָיו Deuteronomy 33:6; —

1 males, men, Isaiah 3:25 ("" גְּבוּרָתֵךְ); more distinctly, וְהַטָּף (וְ)הַנָּשִׁים מְתִם עִיר Deuteronomy 2:34; Deuteronomy 3:6 every city of males (male population, compare Dr), and the women, etc.; Judges 20:48 (see above; opposed to בְּהֵמָה).

2 usually less emphasis on sex, in prose only phrase:

a. מְתֵי מִסְמָּר men of number (numerable, i.e. few) Genesis 34:30 (J; apposition of אֲנִי = Jacob, representing his family), Deuteronomy 4:27; Jeremiah 44:28, also Psalm 105:12 = 1 Chronicles 16:19; compare וִיהִי מְתָיו מִסְמָּר Deuteronomy 33:6 and (but) let his men be few.

b. בִּמְתֵי מְעָ֑ט = consisting of a few men Deuteronomy 26:5; Deuteronomy 28:62

3 elsewhere only in poetry, sex usually not emphasized:

a. Job 11:3; Job 24:12; Psalm 17:14 (twice in verse) (but text probably corrupt, of. Bae We; at least omit ממתים ידך Ol Bi Che, compare Hup-Now); מְתֵי ישׂראל Isaiah 41:14.

b. poetic phrase: מְתֵי שָׁוְא men of false-hood Job 11:11; Psalm 26:4; אָוֶן ׳מ Psalm 22:15 men of wickedness; סוֺדִי ׳מ Psalm 19:19 men of my cycle; אָהֳלִי ׳מ Job 31:31 men of my tent (household); רָעָב ׳מ Isaiah 5:13 men of hunger, but read probably ׳מְזֵי ר sucked out, empty from hunger (as Deuteronomy 32:24) Ew De Che Di Du (compare מָזֶה).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
few, friends, men, persons, small

From the same as mathay; properly, an adult (as of full length); by implication, a man (only in the plural) -- + few, X friends, men, persons, X small.

see HEBREW mathay

Forms and Transliterations
בִּמְתֵ֣י במתי מְתִ֔ם מְתִ֣ים מְתִ֨ים ׀ מְתֵ֖י מְתֵ֣י מְתֵי־ מְתַ֖יִךְ מְתָ֖יו מִֽמְתִ֥ים מִֽמְתִ֬ים ממתים מתי מתי־ מתיו מתיך מתים מתם bim·ṯê bimṯê bimTei mə·ṯa·yiḵ mə·ṯāw mə·ṯê mə·ṯê- mə·ṯim mə·ṯîm meTav məṯāw meTayich məṯayiḵ məṯê məṯê- meTei meTim məṯim məṯîm mim·ṯîm mimṯîm miTim
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 34:30
HEB: וּבַפְּרִזִּ֑י וַאֲנִי֙ מְתֵ֣י מִסְפָּ֔ר וְנֶאֶסְפ֤וּ
NAS: and the Perizzites; and my men being few in number,
KJV: and the Perizzites: and I [being] few in number,
INT: and the Perizzites I men number will gather

Deuteronomy 2:34
HEB: כָּל־ עִ֣יר מְתִ֔ם וְהַנָּשִׁ֖ים וְהַטָּ֑ף
NAS: and utterly destroyed the men, women
KJV: and utterly destroyed the men, and the women,
INT: of every city the men women and children

Deuteronomy 3:6
HEB: כָּל־ עִ֣יר מְתִ֔ם הַנָּשִׁ֖ים וְהַטָּֽף׃
NAS: utterly destroying the men, women
KJV: utterly destroying the men, women,
INT: of every city the men women and children

Deuteronomy 4:27
HEB: בָּעַמִּ֑ים וְנִשְׁאַרְתֶּם֙ מְתֵ֣י מִסְפָּ֔ר בַּגּוֹיִ֕ם
NAS: and you will be left few in number
KJV: and ye shall be left few in number
INT: the peoples will be left few number the nations

Deuteronomy 28:62
HEB: וְנִשְׁאַרְתֶּם֙ בִּמְתֵ֣י מְעָ֔ט תַּ֚חַת
NAS: few in number, whereas
KJV: few in number, whereas
INT: shall be left number few Thahash

Deuteronomy 33:6
HEB: יָמֹ֑ת וִיהִ֥י מְתָ֖יו מִסְפָּֽר׃ ס
NAS: and not die, Nor his men be few.
KJV: and not die; and let [not] his men be few.
INT: die become his men be few

1 Chronicles 16:19
HEB: בִּֽהְיֽוֹתְכֶם֙ מְתֵ֣י מִסְפָּ֔ר כִּמְעַ֖ט
NAS: When they were only a few in number,
INT: were only A few number few

Job 11:3
HEB: בַּ֭דֶּיךָ מְתִ֣ים יַחֲרִ֑ישׁו וַ֝תִּלְעַ֗ג
NAS: silence men? And shall you scoff
KJV: make men hold their peace?
INT: shall your boasts men silence mockest

Job 11:11
HEB: ה֭וּא יָדַ֣ע מְתֵי־ שָׁ֑וְא וַיַּרְא־
NAS: false men, And He sees
KJV: vain men: he seeth
INT: He knows men vain sees

Job 19:19
HEB: תִּֽ֭עֲבוּנִי כָּל־ מְתֵ֣י סוֹדִ֑י וְזֶֽה־
NAS: All my associates abhor me, And those
KJV: All my inward friends abhorred
INT: abhor All my associates my inward and those

Job 22:15
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֖ר דָּרְכ֣וּ מְתֵי־ אָֽוֶן׃
NAS: Which wicked men have trod,
KJV: way which wicked men have trodden?
INT: Which have trod men wicked

Job 24:12
HEB: מֵ֘עִ֤יר מְתִ֨ים ׀ יִנְאָ֗קוּ וְנֶֽפֶשׁ־
NAS: From the city men groan,
KJV: Men groan from out of the city,
INT: the city men groan and the souls

Job 31:31
HEB: לֹ֣א אָ֭מְרוּ מְתֵ֣י אָהֳלִ֑י מִֽי־
NAS: Have the men of my tent not said,
KJV: If the men of my tabernacle said
INT: not said have the men of my tent Who

Psalm 17:14
HEB: מִֽמְתִ֥ים יָדְךָ֨ ׀ יְהוָ֡ה
NAS: From men with Your hand, O LORD,
KJV: From men [which are] thy hand, O LORD,
INT: men your hand LORD

Psalm 17:14
HEB: יָדְךָ֨ ׀ יְהוָ֡ה מִֽמְתִ֬ים מֵחֶ֗לֶד חֶלְקָ֥ם
NAS: O LORD, From men of the world,
KJV: O LORD, from men of the world,
INT: your hand LORD men of the world portion

Psalm 26:4
HEB: יָ֭שַׁבְתִּי עִם־ מְתֵי־ שָׁ֑וְא וְעִ֥ם
NAS: with deceitful men, Nor
KJV: with vain persons, neither will I go in
INT: sit with men deceitful with

Psalm 105:12
HEB: בִּֽ֭הְיוֹתָם מְתֵ֣י מִסְפָּ֑ר כִּ֝מְעַ֗ט
NAS: When they were only a few men in number,
KJV: When they were [but] a few men in number;
INT: were only A few number few

Isaiah 3:25
HEB: מְתַ֖יִךְ בַּחֶ֣רֶב יִפֹּ֑לוּ
NAS: Your men will fall by the sword
KJV: Thy men shall fall by the sword,
INT: your men the sword will fall

Isaiah 5:13
HEB: דָ֑עַת וּכְבוֹדוֹ֙ מְתֵ֣י רָעָ֔ב וַהֲמוֹנ֖וֹ
NAS: And their honorable men are famished,
KJV: and their honourable men [are] famished,
INT: of knowledge and their honorable men are famished and their multitude

Isaiah 41:14
HEB: תּוֹלַ֣עַת יַֽעֲקֹ֔ב מְתֵ֖י יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל אֲנִ֤י
NAS: Jacob, you men of Israel;
KJV: Jacob, [and] ye men of Israel;
INT: worm Jacob men of Israel I

Jeremiah 44:28
HEB: אֶ֥רֶץ יְהוּדָ֖ה מְתֵ֣י מִסְפָּ֑ר וְֽיָדְע֞וּ
NAS: of Judah few in number.
KJV: Yet a small number that escape
INT: to the land of Judah few number will know

21 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4962
21 Occurrences

bim·ṯê — 1 Occ.
mə·ṯāw — 1 Occ.
mə·ṯa·yiḵ — 1 Occ.
mə·ṯê — 12 Occ.
mə·ṯim — 4 Occ.
mim·ṯîm — 2 Occ.

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