mathach: to spread outOriginal Word: מָתַח
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-thakh')
Short Definition: spreads
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. root
to spread out
Brown-Driver-Briggs[מָתַח] verb spread out (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic , מְתַח; Arabic be long, long (probably load-word); compare perhaps Assyrian matâ—u, direct the eyes toward); — only
Qal Imperfect3masculine singular suffix וַיִּמְתָּחֵם Isaiah 40:22 and he (׳י) hath spread them (the heavens) out as a tent to dwell in.
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancespread out
A primitive root; to stretch out -- spread out.
Forms and Transliterationsוַיִּמְתָּחֵ֥ם וימתחם vaiyimtaChem way·yim·tā·ḥêm wayyimtāḥêm
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Hebrew 4969
way·yim·tā·ḥêm — 1 Occ.
HEB: כַדֹּק֙ שָׁמַ֔יִם וַיִּמְתָּחֵ֥ם כָּאֹ֖הֶל לָשָֽׁבֶת׃
NAS: like a curtain And spreads them out like a tent
KJV: as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent
INT: A curtain the heavens and spreads A tent to dwell