4970. mathay
Strong's Concordance
mathay: when?
Original Word: מָתַי
Part of Speech: interrogative adverb
Transliteration: mathay
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-thah'ee)
Short Definition: how
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. interrogative adverb
Definition
when?
NASB Translation
how (30), long* (27), when (13).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מָתַי43 interrogative adverb when? (Arabic ; Assyrian mati: in Late Hebrew and Aramaic with the interrogative אַי, אֵימָתִי, אֵימָת, ), in OT only of future time:

a. alone, Genesis 30:30 מָתַי אעשׂה גם אנכי לביתי when shall I also do, etc.? Amos 8:5; Psalm 41:6; Psalm 42:3; Psalm 94:8; Psalm 101:2; Psalm 119:82; Psalm 119:84; Proverbs 6:9; b Proverbs 23:35; Job 7:4 מָתַי אָקוּם, Nehemiah 2:6.

b. לְמָתַי against when? Exodus 8:5 לְמָתַי לְךָ אַעְתִּיר.

c. עַדמָֿתַי until when? how long? followed by imperfect Exodus 10:7 עד מתי יהיה זה לנו למוקשׁ, 1 Samuel 1:14; Jeremiah 4:14,21; Psalm 74:10; Psalm 82:2; Psalm 94:3; Proverbs 1:22 +, followed by participle1 Sam Proverbs 16:1; 1 Kings 18:21 עַדמָֿתַי אַתֶּם מֹּסְחִים עַלשְֿׁתֵּי הַסְּעִמִּים, followed by perfect Exodus 10:3; Psalm 80:5; עַד מָתַי לֹא 2 Samuel 2:26; Hosea 8:5; Zechariah 1:12; alone, Isaiah 6:11 וָאֹמַר עַדמָֿתַי אֲדֹנָי, Habakkuk 2:6 הוֺי הַמַּרְבֶּה לֹאלֿוֺ עַדמָֿתַי; with an aposiop., Psalm 6:4 עַדמָֿתָ֑י ׳וְאַתָּה י, Psalm 90:13.

d. אַחֲרֵי מָתַי עוֺד, after how long yet? Jeremiah 13:27.

מְתִים see מַת. מַתְכֹּ֫נֶת see תכן. above,

מַתְּלָאָה see תְּלָאָה. מְתַלְּעוֺת see תלע.

מְתֹם see תמם; Judges 20:48 see מַת.

מתן (√ of following; Arabic be stout, firm, enduring (Frey Wahrm), II. make stout, firm (Lane)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
long, when

From an unused root meaning to extend; properly, extent (of time); but used only adverbially (especially with other particle prefixes), when (either relative or interrogative) -- long, when.

Forms and Transliterations
וּמָתַ֣י ומתי לְמָתַ֣י ׀ למתי מָ֝תַ֗י מָ֭תַי מָתַ֕י מָתַ֖י מָתַ֗י מָתַ֛י מָתַ֞י מָתַ֣י מָתַ֣י ׀ מָתַ֥י מָתַ֬י מָתַי֙ מָתָ֑י מָתָֽי׃ מתי מתי׃ lə·mā·ṯay lemaTai ləmāṯay mā·ṯay mā·ṯāy maTai māṯay māṯāy ū·mā·ṯay umaTai ūmāṯay
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Strong's Hebrew 4970
43 Occurrences


lə·mā·ṯay — 1 Occ.
mā·ṯay — 41 Occ.
ū·mā·ṯay — 1 Occ.

Genesis 30:30
HEB: לְרַגְלִ֑י וְעַתָּ֗ה מָתַ֛י אֶֽעֱשֶׂ֥ה גַם־
NAS: But now, when shall I provide
KJV: thee since my coming: and now when shall I provide
INT: turned now when provide again

Exodus 8:9
HEB: הִתְפָּאֵ֣ר עָלַי֒ לְמָתַ֣י ׀ אַעְתִּ֣יר לְךָ֗
NAS: The honor is yours to tell me: when shall I entreat
KJV: Glory over me: when shall I intreat
INT: the honor and when entreat and your servants

Exodus 10:3
HEB: הָֽעִבְרִ֔ים עַד־ מָתַ֣י מֵאַ֔נְתָּ לֵעָנֹ֖ת
NAS: of the Hebrews, 'How long
KJV: of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse
INT: of the Hebrews against How refuse to humble

Exodus 10:7
HEB: אֵלָ֗יו עַד־ מָתַי֙ יִהְיֶ֨ה זֶ֥ה
NAS: said to him, How long
INT: about to him How become will this

Numbers 14:27
HEB: עַד־ מָתַ֗י לָעֵדָ֤ה הָֽרָעָה֙
NAS: How long [shall I bear] with this
INT: against How congregation evil

1 Samuel 1:14
HEB: עֵלִ֔י עַד־ מָתַ֖י תִּשְׁתַּכָּרִ֑ין הָסִ֥ירִי
NAS: said to her, How long
INT: Eli against to her How make away

1 Samuel 16:1
HEB: שְׁמוּאֵ֗ל עַד־ מָתַי֙ אַתָּה֙ מִתְאַבֵּ֣ל
NAS: to Samuel, How long
INT: to Samuel long How will you grieve

2 Samuel 2:26
HEB: בָּאַחֲרוֹנָ֑ה וְעַד־ מָתַי֙ לֹֽא־ תֹאמַ֣ר
NAS: in the end? How long
INT: after against long refrain telling

1 Kings 18:21
HEB: וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ עַד־ מָתַ֞י אַתֶּ֣ם פֹּסְחִים֮
NAS: and said, How long
INT: and said against How you hesitate

Nehemiah 2:6
HEB: אֶצְל֗וֹ עַד־ מָתַ֛י יִהְיֶ֥ה מַֽהֲלָכֲךָ֖
NAS: beside him, How long
INT: beside against How become will your journey

Nehemiah 2:6
HEB: יִהְיֶ֥ה מַֽהֲלָכֲךָ֖ וּמָתַ֣י תָּשׁ֑וּב וַיִּיטַ֤ב
INT: become will your journey be and when return be accepted

Job 7:4
HEB: שָׁכַ֗בְתִּי וְאָמַ֗רְתִּי מָתַ֣י אָ֭קוּם וּמִדַּד־
NAS: I say, 'When shall I arise?'
INT: lie say When arise be gone

Psalm 6:3
HEB: יְ֝הוָ֗ה עַד־ מָתָֽי׃
NAS: dismayed; But You, O LORD-- how long?
INT: LORD against long

Psalm 41:5
HEB: רַ֣ע לִ֑י מָתַ֥י יָ֝מ֗וּת וְאָבַ֥ד
NAS: evil against me, When will he die,
INT: speak evil When die perish

Psalm 42:2
HEB: לְאֵ֪ל חָ֥י מָתַ֥י אָב֑וֹא וְ֝אֵרָאֶ֗ה
NAS: God; When shall I come
INT: God the living When come and appear

Psalm 74:10
HEB: עַד־ מָתַ֣י אֱ֭לֹהִים יְחָ֣רֶף
NAS: How long, O God,
INT: against How God revile

Psalm 80:4
HEB: צְבָא֑וֹת עַד־ מָתַ֥י עָ֝שַׁ֗נְתָּ בִּתְפִלַּ֥ת
NAS: [of] hosts, How long
INT: hosts against How will You be angry the prayer

Psalm 82:2
HEB: עַד־ מָתַ֥י תִּשְׁפְּטוּ־ עָ֑וֶל
NAS: How long will you judge
INT: against How judge unjustly

Psalm 90:13
HEB: יְ֭הוָה עַד־ מָתָ֑י וְ֝הִנָּחֵ֗ם עַל־
NAS: O LORD; how long
INT: LORD against how and be sorry for

Psalm 94:3
HEB: עַד־ מָתַ֖י רְשָׁעִ֥ים ׀ יְהוָ֑ה
NAS: How long shall the wicked,
INT: against How shall the wicked LORD

Psalm 94:3
HEB: יְהוָ֑ה עַד־ מָ֝תַ֗י רְשָׁעִ֥ים יַעֲלֹֽזוּ׃
INT: LORD against How shall the wicked triumph

Psalm 94:8
HEB: בָּעָ֑ם וּ֝כְסִילִ֗ים מָתַ֥י תַּשְׂכִּֽילוּ׃
NAS: among the people; And when will you understand,
INT: the people stupid and when understand

Psalm 101:2
HEB: בְּדֶ֬רֶךְ תָּמִ֗ים מָ֭תַי תָּב֣וֹא אֵלָ֑י
NAS: way. When will You come
INT: way to the blameless When come to me

Psalm 119:82
HEB: לְאִמְרָתֶ֑ךָ לֵ֝אמֹ֗ר מָתַ֥י תְּֽנַחֲמֵֽנִי׃
NAS: While I say, When will You comfort
INT: your word say When comfort

Psalm 119:84
HEB: יְמֵֽי־ עַבְדֶּ֑ךָ מָתַ֬י תַּעֲשֶׂ֖ה בְרֹדְפַ֣י
NAS: of Your servant? When will You execute
INT: are the days bondage long execute persecute

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