8551. tamak
Strong's Concordance
tamak: to grasp, support, attain
Original Word: תָּמַך
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: tamak
Phonetic Spelling: (taw-mak')
Short Definition: uphold
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to grasp, support, attain
NASB Translation
attain (1), attains (1), grasp (1), grasped (1), held (1), held fast (1), hold (1), hold her fast (1), hold fast (1), holds (2), obtain (1), support (2), supported (1), take hold (2), uphold (3), upholds (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[תָּמַךְ] verb grasp, support, attain (Aramaic תְּמַךְ Pa`el hold fast; compare Phoenician and Old Aramaic תמכאל El hath sustained Lzb386 SAC121 Cooke361); —

Qal Perfect. 3 feminine singular תָּֽמְכָה Psalm 63:9, etc.; Imperfect3masculine singular יִתְמֹךְ Proverbs 29:23, 3masculine plural יִתְמֹ֑כוּ Job 36:17; Proverbs 5:5, etc., Infinitive absolute תָּמֹךְ Psalm 17:5; construct תְּמֹךְ Isaiah 33:15; Participle תּוֺמֵךְ Amos 1:5,8, תּוֺמִיךְ Psalm 16:5 (? read מֵיךְ#NAME?§ 51e, or תֹּמֵךְ, compare Vrss Du; > 0l תּוֺסִיף, Bi Che תָּמִיד), etc.; —

1 grasp, lay hold of, with accusative of thing Genesis 48:17 (E), Proverbs 31:19 ("" שׁלּח יד בְּ); accusative of person (wisdom) Proverbs 3:18 ("" מַחֲזִיק); accusative of thing (grasp and) wield Amos 1:5,8; Psalm 16:5 (see above) thou dost grasp my lot (i.e. take and cast it for me, compare modern Palestinian may Allah uphold my lot BergheimPEF 1894, 194); figurative, Job 36:17 judgment and justice seize (thee; but see obscure and doubtful); Proverbs 5:5 her steps lay hold of Sh®°ôl (keep the path to it); literal, with ב of thing Isaiah 33:15, ב person Proverbs 28:17 (or below

3; meaning dubious); lay hold of, attain, honour, wealth (accusative) Proverbs 11:16 (twice in verse).

2 hold up, support, with בְּיָדָיו Exodus 17:2 (E); figurative, ב person Isaiah 42:1; Psalm 41:13; Psalm 63:9; accusative of person Isaiah 41:10 (ב instrumental), Proverbs 29:23 (opposed to הִשְׁמִּיל),

3 hold, keep, with accusative of thing Proverbs 4:4 let thy heart keep my words ("" שָׁמַר); hold firmly Psalm 17:5 (ב location; opposed to נָמֹ֫טוּ).

Niph`al Imperfect וּבְחַבְלֵי חַטָּאתוֺ יִתָּמֵ֑ךְ Proverbs 5:22 in the cords of his sin is he seized ("" לָכַד).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
take, uphold up, maintain, retain, stay up

A primitive root; to sustain; by implication, to obtain, keep fast; figuratively, to help, follow close -- (take, up-)hold (up), maintain, retain, stay (up).

Forms and Transliterations
אֶתְמָךְ־ אתמך־ וְֽתֹמְכֶ֥יהָ וְתוֹמֵ֥ךְ וַיִּתְמֹ֣ךְ וּבְחַבְלֵ֥י ובחבלי ויתמך ותומך ותמכיה יִֽתְמָךְ־ יִתְמְכוּ־ יִתְמֹ֥ךְ יִתְמֹֽכוּ׃ יתמך יתמך־ יתמכו־ יתמכו׃ מִתְּמֹ֣ךְ מתמך תְּמַכְתִּ֖יךָ תִּתְמֹ֣ךְ תָּ֣מְכוּ תָּֽמְכ֣וּ תָּמְכָ֥ה תָּמַ֣כְתָּ תָּמֹ֣ךְ תּוֹמִ֥יךְ תומיך תמך תמכה תמכו תמכת תמכתיך תתמך ’eṯ·māḵ- ’eṯmāḵ- etmoch mit·tə·mōḵ mitteMoch mittəmōḵ tā·maḵ·tā tā·mə·ḵāh tā·mə·ḵū tā·mōḵ taMachta tāmaḵtā tameChah tameChu tāməḵāh tāməḵū taMoch tāmōḵ tə·maḵ·tî·ḵā temachTicha təmaḵtîḵā tiṯ·mōḵ titMoch tiṯmōḵ tō·w·mîḵ toMich tōwmîḵ ū·ḇə·ḥaḇ·lê ūḇəḥaḇlê uvechavLei vaiyitMoch vetoMech vetomeCheiha way·yiṯ·mōḵ wayyiṯmōḵ wə·ṯō·mə·ḵe·hā wə·ṯō·w·mêḵ wəṯōməḵehā wəṯōwmêḵ yiṯ·māḵ- yiṯ·mə·ḵū- yiṯ·mō·ḵū yiṯ·mōḵ yiṯmāḵ- yitmechu yiṯməḵū- yitmoch yitMochu yiṯmōḵ yiṯmōḵū
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21 Occurrences


’eṯ·māḵ- — 1 Occ.
mit·tə·mōḵ — 1 Occ.
tā·maḵ·tā — 1 Occ.
tā·mə·ḵāh — 1 Occ.
tā·mə·ḵū — 2 Occ.
tā·mōḵ — 1 Occ.
tə·maḵ·tî·ḵā — 1 Occ.
tiṯ·mōḵ — 1 Occ.
tō·w·mîḵ — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·ḥaḇ·lê — 1 Occ.
way·yiṯ·mōḵ — 1 Occ.
wə·ṯō·w·mêḵ — 2 Occ.
wə·ṯō·mə·ḵe·hā — 1 Occ.
yiṯ·mə·ḵū- — 2 Occ.
yiṯ·māḵ- — 2 Occ.
yiṯ·mō·ḵū — 2 Occ.

Genesis 48:17
HEB: וַיֵּ֣רַע בְּעֵינָ֑יו וַיִּתְמֹ֣ךְ יַד־ אָבִ֗יו
NAS: it displeased him; and he grasped his father's
KJV: it displeased him: and he held up his father's
INT: displeased affliction grasped hand his father's

Exodus 17:12
HEB: וְאַהֲרֹ֨ן וְח֜וּר תָּֽמְכ֣וּ בְיָדָ֗יו מִזֶּ֤ה
NAS: and Hur supported his hands,
KJV: and Hur stayed up his hands,
INT: and Aaron and Hur supported his hands one

Job 36:17
HEB: דִּ֖ין וּמִשְׁפָּ֣ט יִתְמֹֽכוּ׃
NAS: and justice take hold [of you].
KJV: and justice take hold [on thee].
INT: Judgment and justice take

Psalm 16:5
HEB: וְכוֹסִ֑י אַ֝תָּ֗ה תּוֹמִ֥יךְ גּוֹרָלִֽי׃
NAS: and my cup; You support my lot.
KJV: and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.
INT: and my cup You support my lot

Psalm 17:5
HEB: תָּמֹ֣ךְ אֲ֭שֻׁרַי בְּמַעְגְּלוֹתֶ֑יךָ
NAS: My steps have held fast to Your paths.
KJV: Hold up my goings in thy paths,
INT: have held my goings to your paths

Psalm 41:12
HEB: וַאֲנִ֗י בְּ֭תֻמִּי תָּמַ֣כְתָּ בִּ֑י וַתַּצִּיבֵ֖נִי
NAS: As for me, You uphold me in my integrity,
KJV: And as for me, thou upholdest me in mine integrity,
INT: I integrity uphold set your presence

Psalm 63:8
HEB: אַחֲרֶ֑יךָ בִּ֝֗י תָּמְכָ֥ה יְמִינֶֽךָ׃
NAS: to You; Your right hand upholds me.
KJV: thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.
INT: my soul after upholds your right

Proverbs 3:18
HEB: לַמַּחֲזִיקִ֣ים בָּ֑הּ וְֽתֹמְכֶ֥יהָ מְאֻשָּֽׁר׃ פ
NAS: of her, And happy are all who hold her fast.
KJV: upon her: and happy [is every one] that retaineth her.
INT: who take hold of her and happy

Proverbs 4:4
HEB: וַיֹּ֥אמֶר לִ֗י יִֽתְמָךְ־ דְּבָרַ֥י לִבֶּ֑ךָ
NAS: to me, Let your heart hold fast my words;
KJV: unto me, Let thine heart retain my words:
INT: taught and said hold my words your heart

Proverbs 5:5
HEB: שְׁ֝א֗וֹל צְעָדֶ֥יהָ יִתְמֹֽכוּ׃
NAS: Her steps take hold of Sheol.
KJV: to death; her steps take hold on hell.
INT: of Sheol her steps take

Proverbs 5:22
HEB: אֶת־ הָרָשָׁ֑ע וּבְחַבְלֵ֥י חַ֝טָּאת֗וֹ יִתָּמֵֽךְ׃
NAS: the wicked, And he will be held with the cords
KJV: the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords
INT: will capture the wicked will be held of his sin the cords

Proverbs 11:16
HEB: אֵֽשֶׁת־ חֵ֭ן תִּתְמֹ֣ךְ כָּב֑וֹד וְ֝עָרִיצִ֗ים
NAS: woman attains honor,
KJV: woman retaineth honour:
INT: woman A gracious attains honor and ruthless

Proverbs 11:16
HEB: כָּב֑וֹד וְ֝עָרִיצִ֗ים יִתְמְכוּ־ עֹֽשֶׁר׃
NAS: honor, And ruthless men attain riches.
KJV: and strong [men] retain riches.
INT: honor and ruthless attain riches

Proverbs 28:17
HEB: יָ֝נ֗וּס אַל־ יִתְמְכוּ־ בֽוֹ׃
NAS: death; let no one support him.
KJV: to the pit; let no man stay him.
INT: fugitive no support

Proverbs 29:23
HEB: וּשְׁפַל־ ר֝֗וּחַ יִתְמֹ֥ךְ כָּבֽוֹד׃
NAS: But a humble spirit will obtain honor.
KJV: but honour shall uphold the humble
INT: A humble spirit will obtain honor

Proverbs 31:19
HEB: בַכִּישׁ֑וֹר וְ֝כַפֶּ֗יהָ תָּ֣מְכוּ פָֽלֶךְ׃
NAS: And her hands grasp the spindle.
KJV: and her hands hold the distaff.
INT: to the distaff hands grasp the spindle

Isaiah 33:15
HEB: נֹעֵ֤ר כַּפָּיו֙ מִתְּמֹ֣ךְ בַּשֹּׁ֔חַד אֹטֵ֤ם
NAS: his hands so that they hold no bribe;
KJV: his hands from holding of bribes,
INT: and shakes his hands hold bribe stops

Isaiah 41:10
HEB: עֲזַרְתִּ֔יךָ אַף־ תְּמַכְתִּ֖יךָ בִּימִ֥ין צִדְקִֽי׃
NAS: you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous
KJV: thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand
INT: will help Surely will uphold right my righteous

Isaiah 42:1
HEB: הֵ֤ן עַבְדִּי֙ אֶתְמָךְ־ בּ֔וֹ בְּחִירִ֖י
NAS: My Servant, whom I uphold; My chosen
KJV: Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect,
INT: Behold my Servant uphold my chosen delights

Amos 1:5
HEB: מִבִּקְעַת־ אָ֔וֶן וְתוֹמֵ֥ךְ שֵׁ֖בֶט מִבֵּ֣ית
NAS: of Aven, And him who holds the scepter,
KJV: of Aven, and him that holdeth the sceptre
INT: the valley of Aven holds the scepter the house

Amos 1:8
HEB: יוֹשֵׁב֙ מֵֽאַשְׁדּ֔וֹד וְתוֹמֵ֥ךְ שֵׁ֖בֶט מֵֽאַשְׁקְל֑וֹן
NAS: from Ashdod, And him who holds the scepter,
KJV: from Ashdod, and him that holdeth the sceptre
INT: the inhabitant Ashdod holds the scepter Ashkelon

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