4581. maoz or mauz or maoz or mauz
Strong's Concordance
maoz or mauz or maoz or mauz: a place or means of safety, protection
Original Word: מָעוֹז
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: maoz or mauz or maoz or mauz
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-oze')
Short Definition: stronghold
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from uz
Definition
a place or means of safety, protection
NASB Translation
defense (4), fortress (4), fortresses (3), helmet (2), protection (2), refuge (3), safety (2), strength (5), strong (1), stronghold (9), strongholds (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מָעוֺז noun masculineJudges 6:26 place or means of safety, protection (ᵑ0 suffixes as if from עזז, but probably erroneous, compare BuhlLex 13 Ges§ 85k); — ׳מ absolute Judges 6:26 +, construct Isaiah 30:2 +; suffix מָעוּזִי 2 Samuel 22:33 (but read הַמְּאַזְּרֵנִי as "" Psalm 18:33), מָעוּזִּי Psalm 31:3 +, מָעֻזִּי Isaiah 27:5 +, מָעוּזּוֺ Psalm 52:9 +, מָעֻזֹּה Daniel 11:10, etc. (read probably מְעוֺזִּי, etc.); plural מָעֻזִּים Daniel 11:38; Daniel 11:39, suffix מָעֻזְּנֶיהָ Isaiah 23:11, read מָעֻזֶּיהָ (Ges§ 20o CheHeb.Hpt. and others; strike out dagesh forte in all, see above); —

1 literally place of safety Judges 6:26, hence (c. collateral idea of strength, as if from עזז = fastness Isaiah 23:11,14 (in Isaiah 23:14 CheHeb.Hpt. proposes מְחוֺזְכֶם your city), Ezekiel 24:25; Ezekiel 30:15; Daniel 11:7,10,19, ׳הַמִּקְדָּשׁ הַמּ Daniel 11:31, מִבְצְרֵי מָעֻזִּים Daniel 11:39; הַיָּם ׳מ i.e. harbour Isaiah 23:4, but strike out O1 Du CheHpt.; מֵאוֺיֵב ׳מ Nahum 3:11; compare ׳עָרֵי מ Isaiah 17:9.

2. a. figurative, of God (׳י) as refuge Nahum 1:7; Psalm 27:1; Psalm 31:5; Psalm 37:39; Psalm 52:9; Isaiah 25:4 (twice in verse); Joel 4:16, עֻזִּי וּמָעֻזִּי וּמְנוּסִי ׳י Jeremiah 16:19, יְשׁוּעוֺת מְשִׁיחוֺ ׳מ Psalm 28:8 ("" עָזֿ); so ׳צוּר מ Isaiah 17:10; Psalm 31:3, ׳אֱלֹהֵי מ Psalm 43:2; also יַחֲזֵק בְּמָעֻזִּי Isaiah 27:5 let him lay hold of my refuge (me as refuge); cf . הִיא מָעֻזְּכֶם ׳חֶדְוַת י Nehemiah 8:10, ׳לַתֹּם דֶּרֶךְ י ׳מ Proverbs 10:29.

b. of a heathen god, אֱלוֺהַּ מָעֻזִּים Daniel 11:38 (read מְחֹזִים cities CheIsaiah 23:1,Heb.Hpt.).

3 figurative of human protection, מַּרְעֹה ׳מ Isaiah 30:2,3(both "" צֵּל מִצְרַיִם); ראֹשִׁי ׳אֶפְרַיִם מ Psalm 60:9 = Psalm 108:9, i.e. my helmet; also (of angel) Daniel 11:1 ("" מַחֲזִיק).

עֲוִיל see II. עול. below

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
force, fortress, rock, strengthen, most strong hold

(also mauwz {maw-ooz'}); or mahoz {maw-oze'} (also ma,uz {maw-ooz'}; from azaz; a fortified place; figuratively, a defence -- force, fort(-ress), rock, strength(-en), (X most) strong (hold).

see HEBREW azaz

Forms and Transliterations
בְּמָע֣וֹז בְּמָעוֹז֙ בְּמָעוּזִּ֔י במעוז במעוזי הַמָּע֛וֹז הַמָּעוֹז֙ המעוז וּלְמָע֖וֹז וּמָ֘ע֤וֹז וּמָע֖וֹז וּמָעֻזִּ֛י ולמעוז ומעוז ומעזי לְמָע֖וֹז לְמָעוּזֵּ֖י למעוז למעוזי מָ֣עוּזָּ֔ם מָ֭עוֹז מָֽ֝עוּזָּ֗ם מָֽע֫וּזּ֥וֹ מָֽעֻזְּכֶֽם׃ מָֽעֻזִּ֔ים מָֽעֻזִּים֙ מָֽעוֹז־ מָֽעוּזִּֽי׃ מָֽעוּזִּי֮ מָע֖וֹז מָע֣וֹז מָע֥וֹז מָעֻזְּכֶֽן׃ מָעֻזְנֶֽיהָ׃ מָעֻזֵּ֖ךְ מָעֻזּ֗וֹ מָעֻזֹּֽו׃ מָעוּזִּ֖י מעוז מעוז־ מעוזו מעוזי מעוזי׃ מעוזם מעזו מעזו׃ מעזים מעזך מעזכם׃ מעזכן׃ מעזניה׃ bə·mā·‘ō·wz bə·mā·‘ūz·zî bəmā‘ōwz bəmā‘ūzzî bemaoz bemauzZi ham·mā·‘ō·wz hammā‘ōwz hammaoz lə·mā·‘ō·wz lə·mā·‘ūz·zê ləmā‘ōwz ləmā‘ūzzê lemaoz lemauzZei mā‘ōwz mā‘ōwz- mā‘uznehā mā‘ūzzām mā‘uzzêḵ mā‘uzzəḵem mā‘uzzəḵen mā‘ūzzî mā‘uzzîm mā‘uzzōw mā‘ūzzōw mā·‘ō·wz mā·‘ō·wz- mā·‘uz·ne·hā mā·‘ūz·zām mā·‘uz·zə·ḵem mā·‘uz·zə·ḵen mā·‘uz·zêḵ mā·‘ūz·zî mā·‘uz·zîm mā·‘uz·zōw mā·‘ūz·zōw maoz mauzNeiha mauzZam mauzZech MauzzeChem mauzzeChen mauzZi mauzZim maUzZo ū·lə·mā·‘ō·wz ū·mā·‘ō·wz ū·mā·‘uz·zî ūləmā‘ōwz ulemaoz ūmā‘ōwz ūmā‘uzzî uMaoz umauzZi
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36 Occurrences


bə·mā·‘ō·wz — 2 Occ.
bə·mā·‘ūz·zî — 1 Occ.
ham·mā·‘ō·wz — 2 Occ.
lə·mā·‘ō·wz — 1 Occ.
lə·mā·‘ūz·zê — 1 Occ.
mā·‘ō·wz- — 11 Occ.
mā·‘uz·ne·hā — 1 Occ.
mā·‘ūz·zām — 2 Occ.
mā·‘uz·zêḵ — 1 Occ.
mā·‘uz·zə·ḵem — 1 Occ.
mā·‘uz·zə·ḵen — 1 Occ.
mā·‘ūz·zî — 3 Occ.
mā·‘uz·zîm — 2 Occ.
mā·‘ūz·zōw — 3 Occ.
ū·lə·mā·‘ō·wz — 1 Occ.
ū·mā·‘ō·wz — 2 Occ.
ū·mā·‘uz·zî — 1 Occ.

Judges 6:26
HEB: עַ֣ל רֹ֧אשׁ הַמָּע֛וֹז הַזֶּ֖ה בַּמַּֽעֲרָכָ֑ה
NAS: of this stronghold in an orderly manner,
KJV: upon the top of this rock, in the ordered place,
INT: on the top stronghold of this an orderly

2 Samuel 22:33
HEB: הָאֵ֥ל מָעוּזִּ֖י חָ֑יִל וַיַּתֵּ֥ר
NAS: is my strong fortress; And He sets
KJV: God [is] my strength [and] power:
INT: God fortress is my strong sets

Nehemiah 8:10
HEB: יְהוָ֖ה הִ֥יא מָֽעֻזְּכֶֽם׃
NAS: of the LORD is your strength.
KJV: of the LORD is your strength.
INT: of the LORD he is your strength

Psalm 27:1
HEB: אִירָ֑א יְהוָ֥ה מָֽעוֹז־ חַ֝יַּ֗י מִמִּ֥י
NAS: The LORD is the defense of my life;
KJV: the LORD [is] the strength of my life;
INT: fear the LORD is the defense of my life Whom

Psalm 28:8
HEB: עֹֽז־ לָ֑מוֹ וּמָ֘ע֤וֹז יְשׁוּע֖וֹת מְשִׁיח֣וֹ
NAS: And He is a saving defense to His anointed.
KJV: and he [is] the saving strength of his anointed.
INT: the LORD is their strength defense saving to his anointed

Psalm 31:2
HEB: לִ֨י ׀ לְֽצוּר־ מָ֭עוֹז לְבֵ֥ית מְצוּד֗וֹת
NAS: Be to me a rock of strength, A stronghold
KJV: me speedily: be thou my strong rock,
INT: become A rock of strength an house A stronghold

Psalm 31:4
HEB: כִּֽי־ אַ֝תָּה מָֽעוּזִּֽי׃
NAS: they have secretly laid for me, For You are my strength.
KJV: they have laid privily for me: for thou [art] my strength.
INT: for You are my strength

Psalm 37:39
HEB: צַ֭דִּיקִים מֵיְהוָ֑ה מָֽ֝עוּזָּ֗ם בְּעֵ֣ת צָרָֽה׃
NAS: is from the LORD; He is their strength in time
KJV: [is] of the LORD: [he is] their strength in the time
INT: of the righteous the LORD is their strength time of trouble

Psalm 43:2
HEB: אַתָּ֤ה ׀ אֱלֹהֵ֣י מָֽעוּזִּי֮ לָמָ֪ה זְנַ֫חְתָּ֥נִי
NAS: For You are the God of my strength; why
KJV: For thou [art] the God of my strength: why dost thou cast me off?
INT: You are the God of my strength why rejected

Psalm 52:7
HEB: יָשִׂ֥ים אֱלֹהִ֗ים מָֽע֫וּזּ֥וֹ וַ֭יִּבְטַח בְּרֹ֣ב
NAS: God his refuge, But trusted
KJV: not God his strength; but trusted
INT: make God his refuge trusted the abundance

Psalm 60:7
HEB: מְנַשֶּׁ֗ה וְ֭אֶפְרַיִם מָע֣וֹז רֹאשִׁ֑י יְ֝הוּדָ֗ה
NAS: is Mine; Ephraim also is the helmet of My head;
KJV: [is] mine; Ephraim also [is] the strength of mine head;
INT: and Manasseh Ephraim is the helmet of my head Judah

Psalm 108:8
HEB: מְנַשֶּׁ֗ה וְ֭אֶפְרַיִם מָע֣וֹז רֹאשִׁ֑י יְ֝הוּדָ֗ה
NAS: is Mine; Ephraim also is the helmet of My head;
KJV: [is] mine; Ephraim also [is] the strength of mine head;
INT: Manasseh Ephraim is the helmet of my head Judah

Proverbs 10:29
HEB: מָע֣וֹז לַ֭תֹּם דֶּ֣רֶךְ
NAS: of the LORD is a stronghold to the upright,
KJV: of the LORD [is] strength to the upright:
INT: stronghold to the upright the way

Isaiah 17:9
HEB: יִהְי֣וּ ׀ עָרֵ֣י מָעֻזּ֗וֹ כַּעֲזוּבַ֤ת הַחֹ֙רֶשׁ֙
NAS: In that day their strong cities
KJV: In that day shall his strong cities
INT: become cities their strong forsaken the forest

Isaiah 17:10
HEB: יִשְׁעֵ֔ךְ וְצ֥וּר מָעֻזֵּ֖ךְ לֹ֣א זָכָ֑רְתְּ
NAS: the rock of your refuge. Therefore
KJV: of the rock of thy strength, therefore shalt thou plant
INT: of your salvation the rock of your refuge not remembered

Isaiah 23:4
HEB: אָמַ֣ר יָ֔ם מָע֥וֹז הַיָּ֖ם לֵאמֹ֑ר
NAS: speaks, the stronghold of the sea,
KJV: hath spoken, [even] the strength of the sea,
INT: speaks the sea the stronghold of the sea saying

Isaiah 23:11
HEB: כְּנַ֔עַן לַשְׁמִ֖ד מָעֻזְנֶֽיהָ׃
NAS: Canaan to demolish its strongholds.
KJV: [city], to destroy the strong holds
INT: Canaan to demolish strongholds

Isaiah 23:14
HEB: כִּ֥י שֻׁדַּ֖ד מָעֻזְּכֶֽן׃ ס
NAS: of Tarshish, For your stronghold is destroyed.
KJV: of Tarshish: for your strength is laid waste.
INT: for is destroyed your stronghold

Isaiah 25:4
HEB: כִּֽי־ הָיִ֨יתָ מָע֥וֹז לַדָּ֛ל מָע֥וֹז
NAS: For You have been a defense for the helpless,
KJV: For thou hast been a strength to the poor,
INT: for have been A strength the helpless A strength

Isaiah 25:4
HEB: מָע֥וֹז לַדָּ֛ל מָע֥וֹז לָאֶבְי֖וֹן בַּצַּר־
NAS: for the helpless, A defense for the needy
KJV: to the poor, a strength to the needy
INT: A strength the helpless A strength the needy his distress

Isaiah 27:5
HEB: א֚וֹ יַחֲזֵ֣ק בְּמָעוּזִּ֔י יַעֲשֶׂ֥ה שָׁל֖וֹם
NAS: let him rely on My protection, Let him make
KJV: Or let him take hold of my strength, [that] he may make
INT: Or rely my protection make peace

Isaiah 30:2
HEB: שָׁאָ֑לוּ לָעוֹז֙ בְּמָע֣וֹז פַּרְעֹ֔ה וְלַחְס֖וֹת
NAS: Me, To take refuge in the safety of Pharaoh
KJV: to strengthen themselves in the strength of Pharaoh,
INT: consulting to strengthen the safety of Pharaoh seek

Isaiah 30:3
HEB: וְהָיָ֥ה לָכֶ֛ם מָע֥וֹז פַּרְעֹ֖ה לְבֹ֑שֶׁת
NAS: Therefore the safety of Pharaoh
KJV: Therefore shall the strength of Pharaoh
INT: become the safety of Pharaoh will be your shame

Jeremiah 16:19
HEB: יְהוָ֞ה עֻזִּ֧י וּמָעֻזִּ֛י וּמְנוּסִ֖י בְּי֣וֹם
NAS: my strength and my stronghold, And my refuge
KJV: my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge
INT: LORD my strength and my stronghold and my refuge the day

Ezekiel 24:25
HEB: מֵהֶם֙ אֶת־ מָ֣עוּזָּ֔ם מְשׂ֖וֹשׂ תִּפְאַרְתָּ֑ם
NAS: when I take from them their stronghold, the joy
KJV: when I take from them their strength, the joy
INT: take like their stronghold the joy of their pride

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