4307. mattara or mattarah
Strong's Concordance
mattara or mattarah: a guard, ward, prison, target, mark
Original Word: מַטָּרָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: mattara or mattarah
Phonetic Spelling: (mat-taw-raw')
Short Definition: guardhouse
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from natar
Definition
a guard, ward, prison, target, mark
NASB Translation
guard (6), guardhouse (7), target (3).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מַטָּרָה and (Lamentations 3:12) מַטָּרָא noun feminine 1. guard, ward, prison Nehemiah 3:25.

2 target, mark (as kept in the eye, watched, compare נָצַר Proverbs 23:26, and σκόπος (watcher, mark) from σκέπτομαι; perhaps Nabataean [רתא]מט Lzb323); — always absolute: —

1 guard, ward, prison, usually ׳חֲצַר הַמּ court of gaurd (see I. ׳חָצֵ) Jeremiah 32:2,8,12; Jeremiah 33:1; Jeremiah 37:21 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 38:6,13,28; Jeremiah 39:14,15; ׳שַׁעַר הַמּ Nehemiah 12:39.

2 target, mark Job 16:12 (figurative of ׳יs chastisement), כַּמַּטָּרָא לַחֵץ Lamentations 3:12 (simile id.); literally only 1 Samuel 20:20.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
mark, prison

Or mattarah {mat-taw-raw'}; from natar; a jail (as a guard-house); also an aim (as being closely watched) -- mark, prison.

see HEBREW natar

Forms and Transliterations
הַמַּטָּרָ֑ה הַמַּטָּרָ֔ה הַמַּטָּרָ֖ה הַמַּטָּרָ֗ה הַמַּטָּרָֽה׃ הַמַּטָּרָה֒ המטרה המטרה׃ כַּמַּטָּרָ֖א כמטרא לְמַטָּרָֽה׃ למטרה׃ ham·maṭ·ṭā·rāh hammattaRah hammaṭṭārāh kam·maṭ·ṭā·rā kammattaRa kammaṭṭārā lə·maṭ·ṭā·rāh lemattaRah ləmaṭṭārāh
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Strong's Hebrew 4307
16 Occurrences


ham·maṭ·ṭā·rāh — 13 Occ.
kam·maṭ·ṭā·rā — 1 Occ.
lə·maṭ·ṭā·rāh — 2 Occ.

1 Samuel 20:20
HEB: לְשַֽׁלַּֽח־ לִ֖י לְמַטָּרָֽה׃
NAS: as though I shot at a target.
KJV: [thereof], as though I shot at a mark.
INT: will shoot shot A target

Nehemiah 3:25
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֖ר לַחֲצַ֣ר הַמַּטָּרָ֑ה אַחֲרָ֖יו פְּדָיָ֥ה
NAS: is by the court of the guard. After
KJV: that [was] by the court of the prison. After
INT: which the court of the guard After Pedaiah

Nehemiah 12:39
HEB: וְעָ֣מְד֔וּ בְּשַׁ֖עַר הַמַּטָּרָֽה׃
NAS: at the Gate of the Guard.
KJV: and they stood still in the prison gate.
INT: stopped the Gate of the Guard

Job 16:12
HEB: וַיְקִימֵ֥נִי ל֝֗וֹ לְמַטָּרָֽה׃
NAS: He has also set me up as His target.
KJV: and set me up for his mark.
INT: to pieces set his target

Jeremiah 32:2
HEB: כָלוּא֙ בַּחֲצַ֣ר הַמַּטָּרָ֔ה אֲשֶׁ֖ר בֵּֽית־
NAS: up in the court of the guard, which
KJV: in the court of the prison, which [was] in the king
INT: was shut the court of the guard which the house

Jeremiah 32:8
HEB: אֶל־ חֲצַ֣ר הַמַּטָּרָה֒ וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֵלַ֡י
NAS: to me in the court of the guard according to the word
KJV: to me in the court of the prison according to the word
INT: to me the court of the guard and said to me

Jeremiah 32:12
HEB: הַיֹּשְׁבִ֖ים בַּחֲצַ֥ר הַמַּטָּרָֽה׃
NAS: in the court of the guard.
KJV: that sat in the court of the prison.
INT: were sitting the court of the guard

Jeremiah 33:1
HEB: עָצ֔וּר בַּחֲצַ֥ר הַמַּטָּרָ֖ה לֵאמֹֽר׃
NAS: in the court of the guard, saying,
KJV: in the court of the prison, saying,
INT: confined the court of the guard saying

Jeremiah 37:21
HEB: יִרְמְיָהוּ֮ בַּחֲצַ֣ר הַמַּטָּרָה֒ וְנָתֹן֩ ל֨וֹ
NAS: to the court of the guardhouse and gave
KJV: into the court of the prison, and that they should give
INT: Jeremiah to the court of the guardhouse and gave A loaf

Jeremiah 37:21
HEB: יִרְמְיָ֔הוּ בַּחֲצַ֖ר הַמַּטָּרָֽה׃
NAS: in the court of the guardhouse.
KJV: remained in the court of the prison.
INT: Jeremiah the court of the guardhouse

Jeremiah 38:6
HEB: אֲשֶׁר֙ בַּחֲצַ֣ר הַמַּטָּרָ֔ה וַיְשַׁלְּח֥וּ אֶֽת־
NAS: was in the court of the guardhouse; and they let
KJV: that [was] in the court of the prison: and they let down
INT: which the court of the guardhouse let Jeremiah

Jeremiah 38:13
HEB: יִרְמְיָ֔הוּ בַּחֲצַ֖ר הַמַּטָּרָֽה׃ ס
NAS: stayed in the court of the guardhouse.
KJV: remained in the court of the prison.
INT: and Jeremiah the court of the guardhouse

Jeremiah 38:28
HEB: יִרְמְיָ֙הוּ֙ בַּחֲצַ֣ר הַמַּטָּרָ֔ה עַד־ י֖וֹם
NAS: in the court of the guardhouse until
KJV: in the court of the prison until the day
INT: Jeremiah the court of the guardhouse until the day

Jeremiah 39:14
HEB: יִרְמְיָ֜הוּ מֵחֲצַ֣ר הַמַּטָּרָ֗ה וַיִּתְּנ֤וּ אֹתוֹ֙
NAS: out of the court of the guardhouse and entrusted
KJV: out of the court of the prison, and committed
INT: Jeremiah of the court of the guardhouse and entrusted to

Jeremiah 39:15
HEB: עָצ֔וּר בַּחֲצַ֥ר הַמַּטָּרָ֖ה לֵאמֹֽר׃
NAS: in the court of the guardhouse, saying,
KJV: in the court of the prison, saying,
INT: was confined the court of the guardhouse saying

Lamentations 3:12
HEB: קַשְׁתּוֹ֙ וַיַּצִּיבֵ֔נִי כַּמַּטָּרָ֖א לַחֵֽץ׃ ס
NAS: And set me as a target for the arrow.
KJV: and set me as a mark for the arrow.
INT: his bow and set A target the arrow

16 Occurrences

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