4294. matteh or mattah
Strong's Concordance
matteh or mattah: a staff, rod, shaft, branch, a tribe
Original Word: מַטֶּה
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: matteh or mattah
Phonetic Spelling: (mat-teh')
Short Definition: tribe
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from natah
Definition
a staff, rod, shaft, branch, a tribe
NASB Translation
branch (3), branches (1), half-tribe* (13), rod (18), rods (6), scepter (2), spears (1), staff (33), staffs (1), supply (1), tribal (8), tribe (140), tribes (20).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מַטֶּה251 noun masculineExodus 4:17 (feminine Micah 6:9 according to ᵑ0, but dubious, see below)

1 staff, rod, shaft.

2 branch.

3 tribe (Ecclus 48:2 staff, Ecclesiasticus 45:6; Ecclesiasticus 45:25 tribe); — absolute ׳מ Genesis 38:25 +; construct מַטַּה Exodus 4:20 +; suffix מַטְּךָ Genesis 38:18 5t., מַטֶּ֑ךָ Exodus 8:1, מַטֵּ֫הוּ Isaiah 10:24 10t.; plural מַטּוֺת 1 Kings 8:1 +, etc.; suffix מַטּוֺחָם Exodus 7:12; Numbers 17:21; also מַטָּיו Habakkuk 3:14 (but read מַטֶּיךָ or — Gr — מַטֹּתֶיךָ); —

1 (compare מַקֵּל, שֵׁבֶט) staff of traveller Genesis 38:18,25 (J); in General Isaiah 10:15 (simile; "" שֵׁבֶט); from staff as support comes figurative מַטֵּהלֶֿחֶם staff of bread (food supply) Ezekiel 4:16; Ezekiel 5:16; Ezekiel 14:13; Leviticus 26:26; Psalm 105:16; of staff or rod, Moses as shepherd Exodus 4:2,4; Exodus 7:15 (J), Exodus 4:17; Exodus 7:17,20; Exodus 9:23; Exodus 10:13; Exodus 17:5 (all E); compare also Isaiah 10:26; Exodus 14:16; Numbers 20:8,9,11 (all P); called הָאֱלֹהִים ׳מ Exodus 4:20; Exodus 17:9 (both E), because of miraculous power connected with it; compare mirac. rod of Aaron Exodus 7:9,10,12,19; Exodus 8:1; Exodus 8:12; Exodus 8:13 (all P), and of Egyptian magicians Exodus 7:12 (twice in verse) (P); compare Aaron's rod that budded Numbers 17:18; Numbers 17:21; Numbers 17:23; Numbers 17:25 (compare RSSemitic i. 180; 2d ed. 197); carried even by warrior 1 Samuel 14:27,43; מַטֵּה שִׁכְמוֺ Isaiah 9:3 i.e. rod that strikes his shoulder, task-master's rod ("" שֵׁבֶט הַנֹּגֵשׂ בּוֺ), compare Isaiah 10:5 and Isaiah 10:24; Isaiah 14:5 ("" שֵׁבֶט), all figurative of oppression; מַטֵּה מוּסָדָה Isaiah 30:32 appointed rod (of punishment); compare ׳מ Ezekiel 7:10,11 (but text obscure, Co — q. v. — sceptre), also Micah 6:9 according to ᵑ0, but see below

3; used in beating out (חבט) fennel Isaiah 28:27; staff as badge of leader or ruler מַטֵּהעֹֿז Jeremiah 48:17 ("" מַקֵּל), compare Psalm 110:2; so Numbers 17:17 (4 t. in verse) + 10 t. Numbers 17; apparently shafts, i.e. arrows or spears, Habakkuk 3:9,14 (compare Now Da GASm).

2 branch of vine Ezekiel 19:11,12,14 (twice in verse).

3 tribe (183 t.), originally company led by chief with staff: specifically of tribes of Israel in both singular and plural, 1 Kings 7:14; 1 Kings 8:1 2Chronicles 5:2; Exodus 31:2 5t. Exodus; Leviticus 24:11; Numbers 1:4 89t. Numbers; Joshua 7:1 56t. Joshua (all P); 1 Chronicles 6:45 21t. 1 Chronicles 6; 1 Chronicles 12:31; probably also Micah 6:9 (vocative; so ᵐ5 We Now GASm). — compare שֵׁבֶט, and on relation of these two words for tribe Hebrew usage DrJPhoenician xi. (1882), 213 f.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
rod, staff, tribe

Or (feminine) mattah {mat-taw'}; from natah; a branch (as extending); figuratively, a tribe; also a rod, whether for chastising (figuratively, correction), ruling (a sceptre), throwing (a lance), or walking (a staff; figuratively, a support of life, e.g. Bread) -- rod, staff, tribe.

see HEBREW natah

Forms and Transliterations
בְּמַטֵּ֖הוּ בְּמַטֶּ֔ךָ בְמַטֵּ֙הוּ֙ בְמַטָּיו֙ בַּמַּטֶּ֣ה בַּמַּטֶּה֙ בַמַּטֶּ֛ה במטה במטהו במטיו במטך הַמַּטֶּ֑ה הַמַּטֶּ֔ה הַמַּטֶּ֖ה הַמַּטֶּ֗ה הַמַּטֶּ֡ה הַמַּטֶּ֥ה הַמַּטֶּ֧ה הַמַּטֶּֽה׃ הַמַּטֶּה֙ הַמַּטֹּ֔ת הַמַּטֹּ֖ת הַמַּטֹּת֙ הַמַּטּ֔וֹת הַמַּטּ֖וֹת הַמַּטּ֜וֹת הַמַּטּוֹת֙ הַמַּטּוֹת֩ המטה המטה׃ המטות המטת וְהַמַּטֶּ֖ה וְהַמַּטֶּ֛ה וְמַטֵּ֖ה וּֽמִמַּטֵּה־ וּלְמַטֵּ֥ה וּלְמַטֵּה֙ וּמִ֨מַּטֵּה־ וּמִמַּ֨טֵּה־ וּמִמַּטֵּ֖ה וּמִמַּטֵּ֣ה וּמִמַּטֵּ֤ה וּמִמַּטֵּ֨ה וּמִמַּטֵּֽה־ וּמִמַּטֵּה־ וּמַטְּךָ֖ וּמַטְּךָ֗ וּמַטֵּ֖ה וּמַטֵּ֙הוּ֙ וּמַטֵּ֥ה וּמַטֵּ֥הוּ וּמַטֶּה־ והמטה ולמטה ומטה ומטה־ ומטהו ומטך וממטה וממטה־ לְמַטֵּ֛ה לְמַטֵּ֣ה לְמַטֵּ֤ה לְמַטֵּ֥ה לְמַטֵּה־ לְמַטֶּ֖ה לְמַטֶּ֣ה לְמַטּ֥וֹת לְמַטּוֹת֩ לַמַּטֶּ֑ה לַמַּטֶּ֔ה לַמַּטֶּ֖ה למטה למטה־ למטות מִמַּטֵּ֖ה מִמַּטֵּ֣ה מִמַּטֵּ֤ה מִמַּטֵּ֥ה מִמַּטֵּ֨ה מִמַּטֵּה֙ מִמַּטֵּה־ מִמַּטֶּ֑ה מִמַּטֶּ֖ה מִמַּטּוֹת֮ מַטְּךָ֔ מַטְּךָ֗ מַטְּךָ֛ מַטְּךָ֣ מַטֵּ֔הוּ מַטֵּ֖ה מַטֵּ֗הוּ מַטֵּ֣ה מַטֵּ֣הוּ מַטֵּ֤ה מַטֵּ֥ה מַטֵּ֧ה מַטֵּ֨ה מַטֵּֽה־ מַטֵּֽהוּ׃ מַטֵּה־ מַטֵּהוּ֮ מַטֶּ֑ה מַטֶּ֖ה מַטֶּ֣ה מַטֶּ֨ה מַטֶּֽה׃ מַטֶּה֩ מַטֹּתָֽם׃ מַטּ֑וֹת מַטּ֖וֹת מַטּ֣וֹת מַטּוֹתָֽם׃ מַטּוֹת־ מטה מטה־ מטה׃ מטהו מטהו׃ מטות מטות־ מטותם׃ מטך מטתם׃ ממטה ממטה־ ממטות bam·maṭ·ṭeh ḇam·maṭ·ṭeh bammatTeh bammaṭṭeh ḇammaṭṭeh ḇə·maṭ·ṭāw bə·maṭ·ṭê·hū ḇə·maṭ·ṭê·hū bə·maṭ·ṭe·ḵā ḇəmaṭṭāw bematTecha bematTehu bəmaṭṭêhū ḇəmaṭṭêhū bəmaṭṭeḵā ham·maṭ·ṭeh ham·maṭ·ṭō·wṯ ham·maṭ·ṭōṯ hammatTeh hammaṭṭeh hammatTot hammaṭṭōṯ hammaṭṭōwṯ lam·maṭ·ṭeh lammatTeh lammaṭṭeh lə·maṭ·ṭeh lə·maṭ·ṭêh lə·maṭ·ṭêh- lə·maṭ·ṭō·wṯ lematTeh ləmaṭṭeh ləmaṭṭêh ləmaṭṭêh- lematTot ləmaṭṭōwṯ maṭ·ṭê·hū maṭ·ṭə·ḵā maṭ·ṭeh maṭ·ṭêh maṭ·ṭêh- maṭ·ṭō·ṯām maṭ·ṭō·w·ṯām maṭ·ṭō·wṯ maṭ·ṭō·wṯ- matteCha matTeh maṭṭeh maṭṭêh maṭṭêh- matTehu maṭṭêhū maṭṭəḵā matTot mattoTam maṭṭōṯām maṭṭōwṯ maṭṭōwṯ- maṭṭōwṯām mim·maṭ·ṭeh mim·maṭ·ṭêh mim·maṭ·ṭêh- mim·maṭ·ṭō·wṯ mimatTeh mimattOt mimmaṭṭeh mimmaṭṭêh mimmaṭṭêh- mimmaṭṭōwṯ ū·lə·maṭ·ṭêh ū·maṭ·ṭê·hū ū·maṭ·ṭə·ḵā ū·maṭ·ṭêh ū·maṭ·ṭeh- ū·mim·maṭ·ṭêh ū·mim·maṭ·ṭêh- ulematTeh ūləmaṭṭêh umatteCha umatTeh ūmaṭṭêh ūmaṭṭeh- umatTehu ūmaṭṭêhū ūmaṭṭəḵā umimatTeh ūmimmaṭṭêh ūmimmaṭṭêh- vammatTeh vehammatTeh vematTav vematTeh vematTehu wə·ham·maṭ·ṭeh wə·maṭ·ṭêh wəhammaṭṭeh wəmaṭṭêh
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252 Occurrences


bam·maṭ·ṭeh — 2 Occ.
bə·maṭ·ṭe·ḵā — 1 Occ.
bə·maṭ·ṭê·hū — 1 Occ.
ham·maṭ·ṭeh — 13 Occ.
ham·maṭ·ṭōṯ — 13 Occ.
lam·maṭ·ṭeh — 5 Occ.
lə·maṭ·ṭeh — 52 Occ.
lə·maṭ·ṭō·wṯ — 2 Occ.
maṭ·ṭə·ḵā — 4 Occ.
maṭ·ṭeh — 71 Occ.
maṭ·ṭê·hū — 7 Occ.
maṭ·ṭō·wṯ — 10 Occ.
maṭ·ṭō·ṯām — 2 Occ.
mim·maṭ·ṭeh — 18 Occ.
mim·maṭ·ṭō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·lə·maṭ·ṭêh — 7 Occ.
ū·maṭ·ṭə·ḵā — 2 Occ.
ū·maṭ·ṭêh — 6 Occ.
ū·maṭ·ṭê·hū — 2 Occ.
ū·mim·maṭ·ṭêh — 27 Occ.
ḇam·maṭ·ṭeh — 1 Occ.
wə·ham·maṭ·ṭeh — 2 Occ.
ḇə·maṭ·ṭāw — 1 Occ.
wə·maṭ·ṭêh — 1 Occ.
ḇə·maṭ·ṭê·hū — 1 Occ.

Genesis 38:18
HEB: חֹתָֽמְךָ֙ וּפְתִילֶ֔ךָ וּמַטְּךָ֖ אֲשֶׁ֣ר בְּיָדֶ֑ךָ
NAS: and your cord, and your staff that is in your hand.
KJV: and thy bracelets, and thy staff that [is] in thine hand.
INT: your seal and your cord and your staff is in hand

Genesis 38:25
HEB: הַחֹתֶ֧מֶת וְהַפְּתִילִ֛ים וְהַמַּטֶּ֖ה הָאֵֽלֶּה׃
NAS: ring and cords and staff are these?
KJV: and bracelets, and staff.
INT: ring and cords and staff things

Exodus 4:2
HEB: בְיָדֶ֑ךָ וַיֹּ֖אמֶר מַטֶּֽה׃
NAS: And he said, A staff.
KJV: And he said, A rod.
INT: able said A staff

Exodus 4:4
HEB: בּ֔וֹ וַיְהִ֥י לְמַטֶּ֖ה בְּכַפּֽוֹ׃
NAS: it, and it became a staff in his hand--
KJV: and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand:
INT: and caught became A staff his hand

Exodus 4:17
HEB: וְאֶת־ הַמַּטֶּ֥ה הַזֶּ֖ה תִּקַּ֣ח
NAS: this staff, with which
KJV: And thou shalt take this rod in thine hand,
INT: staff this shall take

Exodus 4:20
HEB: מֹשֶׁ֛ה אֶת־ מַטֵּ֥ה הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים בְּיָדֽוֹ׃
NAS: also took the staff of God
KJV: took the rod of God
INT: took Moses the staff of God his hand

Exodus 7:9
HEB: קַ֧ח אֶֽת־ מַטְּךָ֛ וְהַשְׁלֵ֥ךְ לִפְנֵֽי־
NAS: Take your staff and throw [it] down
KJV: Take thy rod, and cast
INT: Aaron Take your staff and throw before

Exodus 7:10
HEB: אַהֲרֹ֜ן אֶת־ מַטֵּ֗הוּ לִפְנֵ֥י פַרְעֹ֛ה
NAS: and Aaron threw his staff down before
KJV: cast down his rod before
INT: threw and Aaron his staff before Pharaoh

Exodus 7:12
HEB: וַיַּשְׁלִ֙יכוּ֙ אִ֣ישׁ מַטֵּ֔הוּ וַיִּהְי֖וּ לְתַנִּינִ֑ם
NAS: threw down his staff and they turned
KJV: every man his rod, and they became serpents:
INT: threw each his staff turned serpents

Exodus 7:12
HEB: לְתַנִּינִ֑ם וַיִּבְלַ֥ע מַטֵּֽה־ אַהֲרֹ֖ן אֶת־
NAS: But Aaron's staff swallowed
KJV: but Aaron's rod swallowed up
INT: serpents swallowed staff Aaron's their staffs

Exodus 7:12
HEB: אַהֲרֹ֖ן אֶת־ מַטֹּתָֽם׃
NAS: staff swallowed up their staffs.
KJV: rod swallowed up their rods.
INT: staff Aaron's their staffs

Exodus 7:15
HEB: שְׂפַ֣ת הַיְאֹ֑ר וְהַמַּטֶּ֛ה אֲשֶׁר־ נֶהְפַּ֥ךְ
NAS: in your hand the staff that was turned
KJV: against he come; and the rod which was turned
INT: the bank of the Nile the staff that was turned

Exodus 7:17
HEB: אָנֹכִ֜י מַכֶּ֣ה ׀ בַּמַּטֶּ֣ה אֲשֶׁר־ בְּיָדִ֗י
NAS: that is in the Nile with the staff that is in my hand,
KJV: behold, I will smite with the rod that [is] in mine hand
INT: I will strike the staff is in hand

Exodus 7:19
HEB: אַהֲרֹ֡ן קַ֣ח מַטְּךָ֣ וּנְטֵֽה־ יָדְךָ֩
NAS: Take your staff and stretch
KJV: Take thy rod, and stretch out
INT: Aaron Take your staff and stretch your hand

Exodus 7:20
HEB: יְהוָ֗ה וַיָּ֤רֶם בַּמַּטֶּה֙ וַיַּ֤ךְ אֶת־
NAS: And he lifted up the staff and struck
KJV: and he lifted up the rod, and smote
INT: as the LORD lifted the staff and struck the water

Exodus 8:5
HEB: אֶת־ יָדְךָ֙ בְּמַטֶּ֔ךָ עַל־ הַ֨נְּהָרֹ֔ת
NAS: out your hand with your staff over
KJV: thine hand with thy rod over the streams,
INT: Stretch your hand your staff over the rivers

Exodus 8:16
HEB: נְטֵ֣ה אֶֽת־ מַטְּךָ֔ וְהַ֖ךְ אֶת־
NAS: Stretch out your staff and strike
KJV: Stretch out thy rod, and smite
INT: Aaron Stretch your staff and strike the dust

Exodus 8:17
HEB: אֶת־ יָד֤וֹ בְמַטֵּ֙הוּ֙ וַיַּךְ֙ אֶת־
NAS: out his hand with his staff, and struck
KJV: his hand with his rod, and smote
INT: and Aaron his hand his staff and struck the dust

Exodus 9:23
HEB: מֹשֶׁ֣ה אֶת־ מַטֵּהוּ֮ עַל־ הַשָּׁמַיִם֒
NAS: stretched out his staff toward
KJV: stretched forth his rod toward heaven:
INT: stretched Moses his staff toward the sky

Exodus 10:13
HEB: מֹשֶׁ֣ה אֶת־ מַטֵּהוּ֮ עַל־ אֶ֣רֶץ
NAS: stretched out his staff over
KJV: stretched forth his rod over the land
INT: stretched Moses his staff over the land

Exodus 14:16
HEB: הָרֵ֣ם אֶֽת־ מַטְּךָ֗ וּנְטֵ֧ה אֶת־
NAS: As for you, lift up your staff and stretch
KJV: But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch out
INT: you lift your staff and stretch your hand

Exodus 17:5
HEB: מִזִּקְנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל וּמַטְּךָ֗ אֲשֶׁ֨ר הִכִּ֤יתָ
NAS: in your hand your staff with which
KJV: of Israel; and thy rod, wherewith thou smotest
INT: of the elders of Israel your staff which struck

Exodus 17:9
HEB: רֹ֣אשׁ הַגִּבְעָ֔ה וּמַטֵּ֥ה הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים בְּיָדִֽי׃
NAS: of the hill with the staff of God
KJV: of the hill with the rod of God
INT: the top of the hill the staff of God my hand

Exodus 31:2
HEB: בֶן־ ח֖וּר לְמַטֵּ֥ה יְהוּדָֽה׃
NAS: the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.
KJV: the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:
INT: the son of Hur of the tribe of Judah

Exodus 31:6
HEB: בֶּן־ אֲחִֽיסָמָךְ֙ לְמַטֵּה־ דָ֔ן וּבְלֵ֥ב
NAS: of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan;
KJV: of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan:
INT: the son of Ahisamach of the tribe of Dan the hearts

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