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Me`ah

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4578  
Original WordWord Origin
h[mfrom an unused root probably meaning to be soft
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Me`ahTWOT - 1227a
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
may-aw'   Noun Masculine
 Definition
  1. internal organs, inward parts, bowels, intestines, belly
    1. inward parts
    2. digestive organs
    3. organs of procreation, womb
    4. place of emotions or distress or love (fig.)
    5. external belly
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 29
abdomen 1, body 4, bowels 4, children* 1, feelings 1, heart 4, inward parts 1, offspring* 1, own 1, soul 2, spirit 2, stomach 4, stomachs 1, within 1, womb 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis2
Numbers1
Ruth1
2 Samuel1
2 Chronicles4
Job2
Psalms1
Solomon2
Isaiah4
Jeremiah2
Lamentations2
Ezekiel2
Jonah2


Total26
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 Me`ah". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .