4043. magen or meginnah
Strong's Concordance
magen or meginnah: a shield
Original Word: מָגֵן
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: magen or meginnah
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-gane')
Short Definition: shield
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ganan
Definition
a shield
NASB Translation
armed (2), buckler (1), large (1), rulers (1), scales (1), shield (41), shields (16).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מָגֵן noun masculine1Kings 14:27, & feminine1Kings 10:17, shield (Arabic , Aramaic מְגִנָּא, ) — מָגֵן Genesis 15:1 33t. (also construct Deuteronomy 33:29; Nahum 2:4); suffix מָגִנִּי Psalm 7:11 5t.; מָגִנֵּנוּ Psalm 33:20 3t.; מָגִנָּם Psalm 115:9; Psalm 115:10; Psalm 115:11; plural מָגִנִּים 1 Kings 10:17 6t.; מָגִנּוֺת2Chronicles 23:9; construct מָגִנֵּי 1 Kings 14:26 4t.; suffix מָגִנָּיו Job 15:26; מָגִנֶּיהָ Hosea 4:18; — shield, buckler, carried by warrior for defence Judges 5:8; 2 Samuel 1:21 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 19:32 = Isaiah 37:33, 1 Chronicles 5:18; 1 Chronicles 14:7; 1 Chronicles 17:17; 1 Chronicles 23:9; 1 Chronicles 26:14; 1Chron 32:5; Nehemiah 4:10; Psalm 76:4; Jeremiah 46:3,9; Ezekiel 23:24; Ezekiel 38:4,5; Ezekiel 39:9; Nahum 2:4; Isaiah 22:6; compare Isaiah 21:5 (anoint the shield, to make it slippery), so also Psalm 35:2 (where ׳י figurative as warrior); אִישׁ מָגֵן = armed man Proverbs 6:11; Proverbs 24:34; laid up for show, or as treasure 1 Kings 10:17 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 14:26,27 (= 2 Chronicles 9:16 (twice in verse); 2Chronicles 12:9,10) 2 Chronicles 32:27 compare Songs 4:4; Ezekiel 27:10; of scales of crocodile (leviathan) אֲפִיקֵי מָגִנִּים Job 41:7; figurative of wicked's defence against judgments of ׳י, עֲבִי גַבֵּי מָגִנָּיו Job 15:26; fig, of king Psalm 89:19 (compare Che); figurative of rulers of Ephraim Hosea 4:18; figurative of rulers of earth Psalm 47:10; figurative (very often) of ׳י, as defence of his servants, Psalm 3:4; Psalm 7:11 (read ׳מָגִנִּי עָלַי אל compare Che critical note) Psalm 18:3; Psalm 18:31; Psalm 18:36 (= 2 Samuel 22:3,31,36) Psalm 28:7; Psalm 33:20; Psalm 59:12; Psalm 84:10; Psalm 84:12; Psalm 115:9; Psalm 115:10; Psalm 115:11; Psalm 119:114; Psalm 144:2; Proverbs 2:7; Proverbs 30:5, and see especially Genesis 15:1 (E).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
armed, buckler, defense, ruler, scale, shield

Also (in plural) feminine mginnah {meg-in-naw'}; from ganan; a shield (i.e. The small one or buckler); figuratively, a protector; also the scaly hide of the crocodile -- X armed, buckler, defence, ruler, + scale, shield.

see HEBREW ganan

Forms and Transliterations
הַמָּגִנִּ֔ים הַמָּגִנּוֹת֙ הַמָּגֵ֣ן הַמָּגֵן֙ המגן המגנות המגנים וּלְמָ֣גִנִּ֔ים וּמָגִנִּ֣י וּמָגִנִּֽים׃ וּמָגִנִּי֮ וּמָגִנֵּ֣נוּ וּמָגִנָּ֣ם וּמָגֵ֔ן וּמָגֵ֖ן וּמָגֵ֤ן וּמָגֵן֙ וּמָגֵן֮ ולמגנים ומגן ומגני ומגנים׃ ומגנם ומגננו מָ֝גֵ֗ן מָ֭גִנִּי מָ֭גִנֵּנוּ מָֽגִנִּ֑ים מָֽגִנִּ֥י מָֽגִנִּים֙ מָֽגִנֵּ֑נוּ מָֽגִנֵּ֣נוּ מָֽגִנֵּי־ מָֽגִנָּֽיו׃ מָגִנִּ֞י מָגִנִּ֤ים מָגִנֵּ֖י מָגִנֵּ֣י מָגִנֶּֽיהָ׃ מָגֵ֔ן מָגֵ֣ן מָגֵ֤ן מָגֵ֥ן מָגֵ֨ן מָגֵ֪ן מָגֵ֬ן מָגֵֽן׃ מָגֵן֙ מגן מגן׃ מגני מגני־ מגניה׃ מגניו׃ מגנים מגננו ham·mā·ḡên ham·mā·ḡin·nîm ham·mā·ḡin·nō·wṯ hammaGen hammāḡên hammaginNim hammāḡinnîm hammaginnOt hammāḡinnōwṯ mā·ḡên mā·ḡin·nāw mā·ḡin·nê mā·ḡin·nê- mā·ḡin·ne·hā mā·ḡin·nê·nū mā·ḡin·nî mā·ḡin·nîm maGen māḡên MaginNav māḡinnāw māḡinnê māḡinnê- māḡinnehā maginNei maginNeiha maginNenu māḡinnênū maginNi māḡinnî maginNim māḡinnîm ū·lə·mā·ḡin·nîm ū·mā·ḡên ū·mā·ḡin·nām ū·mā·ḡin·nê·nū ū·mā·ḡin·nî ū·mā·ḡin·nîm uleMaginNim ūləmāḡinnîm umaGen ūmāḡên umaginNam ūmāḡinnām umaginNenu ūmāḡinnênū umaginNi ūmāḡinnî umaginNim ūmāḡinnîm
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63 Occurrences


ham·mā·ḡên — 3 Occ.
ham·mā·ḡin·nîm — 1 Occ.
ham·mā·ḡin·nō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
mā·ḡên — 27 Occ.
mā·ḡin·nāw — 1 Occ.
mā·ḡin·nê — 5 Occ.
mā·ḡin·ne·hā — 1 Occ.
mā·ḡin·nê·nū — 3 Occ.
mā·ḡin·nî — 4 Occ.
mā·ḡin·nîm — 4 Occ.
ū·lə·mā·ḡin·nîm — 1 Occ.
ū·mā·ḡên — 5 Occ.
ū·mā·ḡin·nām — 3 Occ.
ū·mā·ḡin·nê·nū — 1 Occ.
ū·mā·ḡin·nî — 2 Occ.
ū·mā·ḡin·nîm — 1 Occ.

Genesis 15:1
HEB: אַבְרָ֗ם אָנֹכִי֙ מָגֵ֣ן לָ֔ךְ שְׂכָרְךָ֖
NAS: Abram, I am a shield to you; Your reward
KJV: not, Abram: I [am] thy shield, [and] thy exceeding
INT: Abram I shield your reward great

Deuteronomy 33:29
HEB: נוֹשַׁ֣ע בַּֽיהוָ֔ה מָגֵ֣ן עֶזְרֶ֔ךָ וַאֲשֶׁר־
NAS: by the LORD, Who is the shield of your help
KJV: by the LORD, the shield of thy help,
INT: saved the LORD is the shield of your help and

Judges 5:8
HEB: לָחֶ֣ם שְׁעָרִ֑ים מָגֵ֤ן אִם־ יֵֽרָאֶה֙
NAS: [was] in the gates. Not a shield or a spear
KJV: in the gates: was there a shield or spear
INT: war the gates A shield lo was seen

2 Samuel 1:21
HEB: שָׁ֤ם נִגְעַל֙ מָגֵ֣ן גִּבּוֹרִ֔ים מָגֵ֣ן
NAS: For there the shield of the mighty
KJV: of offerings: for there the shield of the mighty
INT: there was defiled the shield of the mighty the shield

2 Samuel 1:21
HEB: מָגֵ֣ן גִּבּוֹרִ֔ים מָגֵ֣ן שָׁא֔וּל בְּלִ֖י
NAS: was defiled, The shield of Saul,
KJV: is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul,
INT: the shield of the mighty the shield of Saul not

2 Samuel 22:3
HEB: אֶחֱסֶה־ בּ֑וֹ מָגִנִּ֞י וְקֶ֣רֶן יִשְׁעִ֗י
NAS: in whom I take refuge, My shield and the horn
KJV: in him will I trust: [he is] my shield, and the horn
INT: my rock take my shield and the horn of my salvation

2 Samuel 22:31
HEB: יְהוָה֙ צְרוּפָ֔ה מָגֵ֣ן ה֔וּא לְכֹ֖ל
NAS: is tested; He is a shield to all
KJV: [is] tried: he [is] a buckler to all them that trust
INT: of the LORD is tested shield he to all

2 Samuel 22:36
HEB: וַתִּתֶּן־ לִ֖י מָגֵ֣ן יִשְׁעֶ֑ךָ וַעֲנֹתְךָ֖
NAS: You have also given me the shield of Your salvation,
KJV: Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation:
INT: given the shield of your salvation defile

1 Kings 10:17
HEB: וּשְׁלֹשׁ־ מֵא֤וֹת מָֽגִנִּים֙ זָהָ֣ב שָׁח֔וּט
NAS: [He made] 300 shields of beaten gold,
KJV: hundred shields [of] beaten
INT: three hundred shields gold beaten

1 Kings 10:17
HEB: יַעֲלֶ֖ה עַל־ הַמָּגֵ֣ן הָאֶחָ֑ת וַיִּתְּנֵ֣ם
NAS: on each shield, and the king
KJV: went to one shield: and the king put
INT: using and shield each put

1 Kings 14:26
HEB: אֶת־ כָּל־ מָגִנֵּ֣י הַזָּהָ֔ב אֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: all the shields of gold
KJV: all: and he took away all the shields of gold
INT: taking all the shields of gold which

1 Kings 14:27
HEB: רְחַבְעָם֙ תַּחְתָּ֔ם מָגִנֵּ֖י נְחֹ֑שֶׁת וְהִפְקִ֗יד
NAS: made shields of bronze
KJV: in their stead brasen shields, and committed
INT: Rehoboam their place shields of bronze and committed

2 Kings 19:32
HEB: וְלֹֽא־ יְקַדְּמֶ֣נָּה מָגֵ֔ן וְלֹֽא־ יִשְׁפֹּ֥ךְ
NAS: and he will not come before it with a shield or
KJV: there, nor come before it with shield, nor cast
INT: or come A shield or throw

1 Chronicles 5:18
HEB: אֲ֠נָשִׁים נֹשְׂאֵ֨י מָגֵ֤ן וְחֶ֙רֶב֙ וְדֹ֣רְכֵי
NAS: men who bore shield and sword and shot
KJV: able to bear buckler and sword,
INT: men to bear buckler and sword shoot

2 Chronicles 9:16
HEB: וּשְׁלֹשׁ־ מֵא֤וֹת מָֽגִנִּים֙ זָהָ֣ב שָׁח֔וּט
NAS: [He made] 300 shields of beaten gold,
KJV: hundred shields [made he of] beaten
INT: three hundred shields gold beaten

2 Chronicles 9:16
HEB: יַעֲלֶ֖ה עַל־ הַמָּגֵ֣ן הָאֶחָ֑ת וַיִּתְּנֵ֣ם
NAS: on each shield, and the king
KJV: went to one shield. And the king put
INT: using and shield each put

2 Chronicles 12:9
HEB: וַיִּקַּח֙ אֶת־ מָגִנֵּ֣י הַזָּהָ֔ב אֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: the golden shields which
KJV: all: he carried away also the shields of gold
INT: took took shields the golden which

2 Chronicles 12:10
HEB: רְחַבְעָם֙ תַּחְתֵּיהֶ֔ם מָגִנֵּ֖י נְחֹ֑שֶׁת וְהִפְקִ֗יד
NAS: made shields of bronze
KJV: made shields of brass,
INT: Rehoboam their place shields of bronze and committed

2 Chronicles 14:8
HEB: וּמִבִּנְיָמִ֗ן נֹשְׂאֵ֤י מָגֵן֙ וְדֹ֣רְכֵי קֶ֔שֶׁת
NAS: bearing shields and wielding
KJV: that bare shields and drew
INT: Benjamin bearing shields and wielding bows

2 Chronicles 17:17
HEB: נֹֽשְׁקֵי־ קֶ֥שֶׁת וּמָגֵ֖ן מָאתַ֥יִם אָֽלֶף׃
NAS: armed with bow and shield;
KJV: with bow and shield two hundred
INT: armed bow and shield hundred thousand

2 Chronicles 23:9
HEB: הַֽחֲנִיתִים֙ וְאֶת־ הַמָּגִנּוֹת֙ וְאֶת־ הַשְּׁלָטִ֔ים
NAS: the spears and the large and small shields
KJV: spears, and bucklers, and shields,
INT: of hundreds the spears and the large and small which

2 Chronicles 26:14
HEB: לְכָל־ הַצָּבָ֗א מָגִנִּ֤ים וּרְמָחִים֙ וְכ֣וֹבָעִ֔ים
NAS: the army shields, spears,
KJV: for them throughout all the host shields, and spears,
INT: for all the army shields spears helmets

2 Chronicles 32:5
HEB: שֶׁ֛לַח לָרֹ֖ב וּמָגִנִּֽים׃
NAS: weapons and shields in great number.
KJV: darts and shields in abundance.
INT: weapons great and shields

2 Chronicles 32:27
HEB: יְקָרָ֗ה וְלִבְשָׂמִים֙ וּלְמָ֣גִנִּ֔ים וּלְכֹ֖ל כְּלֵ֥י
NAS: spices, shields and all
KJV: and for spices, and for shields, and for all manner of pleasant
INT: precious spices shields and all articles

Nehemiah 4:16
HEB: מַחֲזִיקִים֙ וְהָרְמָחִ֣ים הַמָּגִנִּ֔ים וְהַקְּשָׁת֖וֹת וְהַשִּׁרְיֹנִ֑ים
NAS: the spears, the shields, the bows
KJV: both the spears, the shields, and the bows,
INT: held the spears the shields the bows and the breastplates

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