4241. michyah
Strong's Concordance
michyah: preservation of life, sustenance
Original Word: מִחְיָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: michyah
Phonetic Spelling: (mikh-yaw')
Short Definition: reviving
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chayah
Definition
preservation of life, sustenance
NASB Translation
maintenance (1), preserve life (1), quick (1), raw (1), recover (1), reviving (2), sustenance (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מִחְיָה noun feminine preservation of life, sustenance, ׳מ Genesis 45:5 4t.; construct מִחְיַת Leviticus 13:10,24; suffix מִחְיָתֶ֑ךָ Judges 17:10; —

1 preservation of life Genesis 45:5 (E), 2 Chron 14:12.

2 sustenance Judges 6:4; Judges 17:10.

3 reviving, Ezra 9:8,9.

4 the quick (בָּשָׂר) מִחְיַת the quick (or raw spot) of the flesh Leviticus 13:10,24 (P).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
preserve life, quick, recover selves, reviving, sustenance, victuals

From chayah; preservation of life; hence, sustenance; also the live flesh, i.e. The quick -- preserve life, quick, recover selves, reviving, sustenance, victuals.

see HEBREW chayah

Forms and Transliterations
וּמִֽחְיַ֛ת וּמִחְיָתֶ֑ךָ ומחית ומחיתך לְמִֽחְיָ֔ה למחיה מִֽחְיַ֣ת מִֽחְיָ֔ה מִֽחְיָ֗ה מִֽחְיָ֥ה מִֽחְיָה֙ מחיה מחית lə·miḥ·yāh lemichYah ləmiḥyāh michYah michYat miḥ·yāh miḥ·yaṯ miḥyāh miḥyaṯ ū·miḥ·yā·ṯe·ḵā ū·miḥ·yaṯ umichYat umichyaTecha ūmiḥyaṯ ūmiḥyāṯeḵā
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8 Occurrences


lə·miḥ·yāh — 1 Occ.
miḥ·yāh — 4 Occ.
miḥ·yaṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·miḥ·yaṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·miḥ·yā·ṯe·ḵā — 1 Occ.

Genesis 45:5
HEB: הֵ֑נָּה כִּ֣י לְמִֽחְיָ֔ה שְׁלָחַ֥נִי אֱלֹהִ֖ים
NAS: sent me before you to preserve life.
KJV: me before you to preserve life.
INT: here because to preserve sent God

Leviticus 13:10
HEB: שֵׂעָ֣ר לָבָ֑ן וּמִֽחְיַ֛ת בָּשָׂ֥ר חַ֖י
NAS: white, and there is quick raw
KJV: white, and [there be] quick raw
INT: the hair white is quick flesh raw

Leviticus 13:24
HEB: אֵ֑שׁ וְֽהָיְתָ֞ה מִֽחְיַ֣ת הַמִּכְוָ֗ה בַּהֶ֛רֶת
NAS: by fire, and the raw [flesh] of the burn
KJV: burning, and the quick [flesh] that burneth
INT: fire becomes and the raw the burn A bright

Judges 6:4
HEB: וְלֹֽא־ יַשְׁאִ֤ירוּ מִֽחְיָה֙ בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְשֶׂ֥ה
NAS: no sustenance in Israel
KJV: and left no sustenance for Israel,
INT: no and leave sustenance Israel sheep

Judges 17:10
HEB: וְעֵ֥רֶךְ בְּגָדִ֖ים וּמִחְיָתֶ֑ךָ וַיֵּ֖לֶךְ הַלֵּוִֽי׃
NAS: of clothes, and your maintenance. So the Levite
KJV: of apparel, and thy victuals. So the Levite
INT: A suit of clothes and your maintenance went the Levite

2 Chronicles 14:13
HEB: לְאֵ֣ין לָהֶ֣ם מִֽחְיָ֔ה כִּֽי־ נִשְׁבְּר֥וּ
NAS: fell that they could not recover, for they were shattered
KJV: were overthrown, that they could not recover themselves; for they were destroyed
INT: else like recover for were shattered

Ezra 9:8
HEB: אֱלֹהֵ֔ינוּ וּלְתִתֵּ֛נוּ מִֽחְיָ֥ה מְעַ֖ט בְּעַבְדֻתֵֽנוּ׃
NAS: us a little reviving in our bondage.
KJV: us a little reviving in our bondage.
INT: our God and grant reviving A little our bondage

Ezra 9:9
HEB: לָֽתֶת־ לָ֣נוּ מִֽחְיָ֗ה לְרוֹמֵ֞ם אֶת־
NAS: to give us reviving to raise
KJV: to give us a reviving, to set up
INT: of Persia to give reviving to raise the house

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