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Mah

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4100  
Original WordWord Origin
hma primitive particle
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
MahTWOT - 1149
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
maw     
 Definition
interr pron
  1. what, how, of what kind
    1. (interrogative)
      1. what?
      2. of what kind
      3. what? (rhetorical)
      4. whatsoever, whatever, what
    2. (adverb)
      1. how, how now
      2. why
      3. how! (exclamation)
    3. (with prep)
      1. wherein?, whereby?, wherewith?, by what means?
      2. because of what?
      3. the like of what? 1c
    4. how much?, how many?, how often? 1c
    5. for how long?
      1. for what reason?, why?, to what purpose?
      2. until when?, how long?, upon what?, wherefore? indef pron
  2. anything, aught, what may
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 742
anything 2, how 93, how long 2, how many 3, how many* 2, how often 2, how* 1, if* 1, many 1, nothing* 1, reason* 2, what 405, whatever 5, whatever* 2, where 3, where* 1, which 1, which* 3, who 2, why 196, why* 14
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis56
Exodus30
Leviticus1
Numbers27
Deuteronomy5
Joshua13
Judges34
Ruth2
1 Samuel55
2 Samuel42
1 Kings18
2 Kings23
1 Chronicles6
2 Chronicles17
Ezra1
Nehemiah7
Esther11
Job50
Psalms56
Proverbs13
Ecclesiastes24
Solomon8
Isaiah27
Jeremiah43
Lamentations4
Ezekiel16
Daniel3
Hosea5
Joel3
Amos4
Jonah5
Micah5
Nahum1
Habakkuk4
Haggai2
Zechariah17
Malachi11


Total649
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Mah". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .