4969. mathach
Strong's Concordance
mathach: to spread out
Original Word: מָתַח
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: mathach
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-thakh')
Short Definition: spreads
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to spread out
NASB Translation
spreads (1).

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 Concordance
spread out

A primitive root; to stretch out -- spread out.

Forms and Transliterations
וַיִּמְתָּחֵ֥ם וימתחם vaiyimtaChem way·yim·tā·ḥêm wayyimtāḥêm
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Strong's Hebrew 4969
1 Occurrence


way·yim·tā·ḥêm — 1 Occ.

Isaiah 40:22
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

1 Occurrence

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