Strong's Hebrew: 4229. מָחָה (machah) -- abolish
4229. machah
Strong's Concordance
machah: abolish
Original Word: מָחָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: machah
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-khaw')
Short Definition: abolish
Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. מָחָה verb wipe, wipe out (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic , efface, erase, cancel, obliterate; Aramaic מְחָא (I), compare Phoenician למחת according to stroke = exactly HoffinPhoenician Inschr., Abh. GGW, xxxvi. May 1889, 9). —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular מָחָה Numbers 5:23 3t.; 3 feminine singular ˜מחֲתָה Proverbs 30:20 4t. Pf; Imperfect יִמְחֶה 2 Kings 21:13; וַיִּמַח (Baer; variant reading וַיִּמַּח) Genesis 7:23; 1singular suffix אֶמְחֶנּוּ Exodus 32:33; 4t. Imperfect; Imperative מְחֵה Psalm 51:3; Psalm 51:11; suffix מְחֵנִי Exodus 32:32; Infinitive absolute מָחֹה Exodus 17:14; construct לִמְחוֺת 2 Kings 14:27; Participle מֹחֶה Isaiah 43:25; feminine plural (לְ)מֹחוֺת Proverbs 31:3; (Ges Fl Nö De Str for ᵑ0 לַמְחוֺת); —

1 wipe, the mouth Proverbs 30:20; tears from (מעל) the face Isaiah 25:8; written curse, into the water (אלמֿים) for drinking Numbers 5:23 (P); Moses' name from the book (מספר) of God Exodus 32:32,33 (J); וּמָחִיתִי אֶתֿ יְרוּשָׁלִַם כַּאֲשֶׁר יִמְחֶה אֶתהַֿצַּלַּחַת מָחָה וְהָפַךְ עַלמָּֿנֶיהָ 2 Kings 21:13 and I will wipe Jerusalem as one wipeth a dish, — he doth wipe and turn it (but read probably מָחֹה וְהָפֹךְ) upside down.

2 blot out = obliterate from the memory, מִתַּחַת הַשָּׁמַיִם from under heaven e.g. the name Deuteronomy 9:14; Deuteronomy 29:19; 2 Kings 14:27; the remembrance Exodus 17:14 (twice in verse) (J), Deuteronomy 25:19; the name for ever Psalm 9:6; transgressions (פשׁע; no more remembered by God against sinner) Psalm 51:3; Isaiah 43:25; Isaiah 44:22; עָון Psalm 51:11.

3 blot out = exterminate, כלהֿיקוֺם all existing things Genesis 7:23 (J) and mankind, מֵעַל מְּנֵי הָאֲדָמָה Genesis 6:7; Genesis 7:4 (J); מֹחוֺת מְלָכִין Proverbs 31:3 (with the text-change, see above) = destroyers of kings (i.e. impure women), but expression strange and dubious.

Niph`al Perfect3masculine plural נִמְחוּ Ezekiel 6:6; Imperfect יִמָּחֶה Deuteronomy 25:6; Judges 21:17; יִמַּח Psalm 109:13; 3feminine singular תִּמָּ֑ח Psalm 109:14; 4t. Imperfect; —

1 be wiped out מִסֵּפֶר חַיִּים Psalm 69:29.

2 be blotted out, מִיִּשְׂרָאֵל of a name Deuteronomy 25:6, a tribe Judges 21:17; name ("" posterity) Psalm 109:13; from memory, of sins Nehemiah 3:37; Psalm 109:14; reproach, Proverbs 6:33.

3 be exterminated, מִןהָֿאָרֶץ Genesis 7:23 (J); of idolatrous works of Israel Ezekiel 6:6.

Hiph`il Imperfect2masculine singular תֶּ֫מַח Nehemiah 13:14; תֶּ֑מְחִי Jeremiah 18:23 (but tone suggests תֶּ֫מַח compare Ges§ 75. R. 17; Gie reads Qal and doubts Hiph`il altogether); Infinitive לַמְחוֺת Proverbs 31:3 ( = לְהַמְחוֺת but see Qal 3); — blot out, from the memory; pious acts Nehemiah 13:14; sins Jeremiah 18:23.

II. מָחָה verb strike (Aramaic מְחָא (II), ; according to L GeiUrspr. d. spr. 416 LagSemitic i. 26, BN 142ZMG xxxii, 1878, 409 weakend from = , Hebrew מָחַץ q. v. compare Dr§ 178 n.; Assyrian ma—û = crush, oppress, according to DlHWB 396); — Perfect3masculine singular consecutive, וּמָחָה ׳עַלכֶּֿתֶף וגו Numbers 34:11 (P) and the border shall strike upon (reach unto) the shoulder of the sea of Chinnereth ( > Di and others derive from I. מָחָה rub along by, brush past, skirt).

III. מָחָה verb denominative only

Pu`al Participle מְמֻחָיִם (Ges§ 75. R.13) in phrase ׳שְׁמָנִים מ Isaiah 25:6 fat pieces full of marrow.

מְחִי see II. מחה.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
abolish, blot out, destroy, full of marrow, put out, reach unto, utterly, wipe away,

A primitive root; properly, to stroke or rub; by implication, to erase; also to smooth (as if with oil), i.e. Grease or make fat; also to touch, i.e. Reach to -- abolish, blot out, destroy, full of marrow, put out, reach unto, X utterly, wipe (away, out).

Forms and Transliterations
אֶמְחֶ֖נּוּ אֶמְחֶ֨ה אֶמְחֶה֙ אמחה אמחנו וְאֶמְחֶ֣ה וְנִמְח֖וּ וַיִּ֜מַח וַיִּמָּח֖וּ וּמָ֣חֲתָה וּמָחִ֗יתִי וּמָחִ֨יתִי וּמָחָ֖ה וּמָחָ֛ה וּמָחָ֤ה וּמָחָ֨ה ואמחה וימח וימחו ומחה ומחיתי ומחתה ונמחו יִ֭מָּחֽוּ יִמְחֶ֤ה יִמַּ֥ח יִמָּחֶ֥ה ימח ימחה ימחו לִמְחוֹת֙ לַֽמְח֥וֹת למחות מְחֵ֣ה מְחֵ֣נִי מְחֵֽה׃ מְמֻ֣חָיִ֔ם מָ֝חִ֗יתָ מָחִ֤יתִי מָחָ֔ה מָחֹ֤ה מֹחֶ֥ה מחה מחה׃ מחית מחיתי מחני ממחים תִּמְחֶה֙ תִּמָּֽח׃ תִּמָּחֶ֑ה תִמָּחֶֽה׃ תֶּ֑מְחִי תֶּ֣מַח תמח תמח׃ תמחה תמחה׃ תמחי ’em·ḥeh ’em·ḥen·nū ’emḥeh ’emḥennū emCheh emChennu lam·ḥō·wṯ lamChot lamḥōwṯ lim·ḥō·wṯ limchOt limḥōwṯ mā·ḥāh mā·ḥî·ṯā mā·ḥî·ṯî mā·ḥōh maChah maChita maChiti maChoh māḥāh māḥîṯā māḥîṯî māḥōh mə·ḥê·nî mə·ḥêh mə·mu·ḥā·yim meCheh meCheni məḥêh məḥênî meMuchaYim məmuḥāyim mō·ḥeh moCheh mōḥeh te·maḥ tem·ḥî Temach temaḥ Temchi temḥî tim·ḥeh tim·mā·ḥeh ṯim·mā·ḥeh tim·māḥ timCheh timḥeh timMach timmaCheh timmāḥ timmāḥeh ṯimmāḥeh ū·mā·ḥă·ṯāh ū·mā·ḥāh ū·mā·ḥî·ṯî umaChah uMachatah umaChiti ūmāḥāh ūmāḥăṯāh ūmāḥîṯî vaiYimach vaiyimmaChu veemCheh venimChu way·yi·maḥ way·yim·mā·ḥū wayyimaḥ wayyimmāḥū wə’emḥeh wə·’em·ḥeh wə·nim·ḥū wənimḥū yim·ḥeh yim·mā·ḥeh yim·mā·ḥū yim·maḥ yimCheh yimḥeh yimMach yimmaCheh Yimmachu yimmaḥ yimmāḥeh yimmāḥū
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36 Occurrences


’em·ḥeh — 2 Occ.
’em·ḥen·nū — 1 Occ.
lam·ḥō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
lim·ḥō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
mā·ḥāh — 1 Occ.
mā·ḥî·ṯā — 1 Occ.
mā·ḥî·ṯî — 1 Occ.
mā·ḥōh — 1 Occ.
mə·ḥêh — 2 Occ.
mə·ḥê·nî — 1 Occ.
mə·mu·ḥā·yim — 1 Occ.
mō·ḥeh — 1 Occ.
te·maḥ — 1 Occ.
tem·ḥî — 1 Occ.
tim·ḥeh — 1 Occ.
tim·māḥ — 1 Occ.
tim·mā·ḥeh — 2 Occ.
ū·mā·ḥāh — 4 Occ.
ū·mā·ḥă·ṯāh — 1 Occ.
ū·mā·ḥî·ṯî — 2 Occ.
way·yi·maḥ — 1 Occ.
way·yim·mā·ḥū — 1 Occ.
wə·’em·ḥeh — 1 Occ.
wə·nim·ḥū — 1 Occ.
yim·ḥeh — 1 Occ.
yim·maḥ — 1 Occ.
yim·mā·ḥeh — 2 Occ.
yim·mā·ḥū — 1 Occ.

Genesis 6:7
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אמֶר יְהוָ֗ה אֶמְחֶ֨ה אֶת־ הָאָדָ֤ם
NAS: said, I will blot out man
KJV: said, I will destroy man
INT: said the LORD will blot man whom

Genesis 7:4
HEB: וְאַרְבָּעִ֖ים לָ֑יְלָה וּמָחִ֗יתִי אֶֽת־ כָּל־
NAS: nights; and I will blot out from the face
KJV: that I have made will I destroy from off
INT: and forty nights will blot every living

Genesis 7:23
HEB: וַיִּ֜מַח אֶֽת־ כָּל־
NAS: Thus He blotted out every living thing
KJV: And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face
INT: blotted every living

Genesis 7:23
HEB: ע֣וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם וַיִּמָּח֖וּ מִן־ הָאָ֑רֶץ
NAS: of the sky, and they were blotted out from the earth;
KJV: of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth:
INT: birds of the sky were blotted from the earth

Exodus 17:14
HEB: יְהוֹשֻׁ֑עַ כִּֽי־ מָחֹ֤ה אֶמְחֶה֙ אֶת־
NAS: it to Joshua, that I will utterly blot
KJV: of Joshua: for I will utterly put out
INT: to Joshua for will utterly blot the memory

Exodus 17:14
HEB: כִּֽי־ מָחֹ֤ה אֶמְחֶה֙ אֶת־ זֵ֣כֶר
NAS: that I will utterly blot out the memory
KJV: for I will utterly put out the remembrance
INT: for will utterly blot the memory of Amalek

Exodus 32:32
HEB: וְאִם־ אַ֕יִן מְחֵ֣נִי נָ֔א מִֽסִּפְרְךָ֖
NAS: not, please blot me out from Your book
KJV: their sin--; and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book
INT: if else blot please your book

Exodus 32:33
HEB: חָֽטָא־ לִ֔י אֶמְחֶ֖נּוּ מִסִּפְרִֽי׃
NAS: has sinned against Me, I will blot him out of My book.
KJV: hath sinned against me, him will I blot out of my book.
INT: Whosoever has sinned will blot of my book

Numbers 5:23
HEB: הַכֹּהֵ֖ן בַּסֵּ֑פֶר וּמָחָ֖ה אֶל־ מֵ֥י
NAS: on a scroll, and he shall wash them off into the water
KJV: in a book, and he shall blot [them] out with the bitter
INT: the priest A scroll shall wash into the water

Numbers 34:11
HEB: וְיָרַ֣ד הַגְּב֔וּל וּמָחָ֛ה עַל־ כֶּ֥תֶף
NAS: shall go down and reach to the slope
KJV: shall descend, and shall reach unto the side
INT: down and the border and reach unto the slope

Deuteronomy 9:14
HEB: מִמֶּ֙נִּי֙ וְאַשְׁמִידֵ֔ם וְאֶמְחֶ֣ה אֶת־ שְׁמָ֔ם
NAS: that I may destroy them and blot out their name
KJV: that I may destroy them, and blot out their name
INT: than may destroy and blot their name under

Deuteronomy 25:6
HEB: הַמֵּ֑ת וְלֹֽא־ יִמָּחֶ֥ה שְׁמ֖וֹ מִיִּשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NAS: so that his name will not be blotted out from Israel.
KJV: that his name be not put out of Israel.
INT: of his dead not will not be blotted his name Israel

Deuteronomy 25:19
HEB: נַחֲלָה֙ לְרִשְׁתָּ֔הּ תִּמְחֶה֙ אֶת־ זֵ֣כֶר
NAS: to possess, you shall blot out the memory
KJV: to possess it, [that] thou shalt blot out the remembrance
INT: an inheritance to possess shall blot the memory of Amalek

Deuteronomy 29:20
HEB: בַּסֵּ֣פֶר הַזֶּ֑ה וּמָחָ֤ה יְהוָה֙ אֶת־
NAS: on him, and the LORD will blot out his name
KJV: upon him, and the LORD shall blot out his name
INT: book this will blot and the LORD his name

Judges 21:17
HEB: לְבִנְיָמִ֑ן וְלֹֽא־ יִמָּחֶ֥ה שֵׁ֖בֶט מִיִּשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NAS: that a tribe will not be blotted out from Israel.
KJV: that a tribe be not destroyed out of Israel.
INT: of Benjamin so will not be blotted A tribe Israel

2 Kings 14:27
HEB: דִבֶּ֣ר יְהוָ֔ה לִמְחוֹת֙ אֶת־ שֵׁ֣ם
NAS: did not say that He would blot out the name
KJV: said not that he would blot out the name
INT: say the LORD blot the name of Israel

2 Kings 21:13
HEB: בֵּ֣ית אַחְאָ֑ב וּמָחִ֨יתִי אֶת־ יְרוּשָׁלִַ֜ם
NAS: of Ahab, and I will wipe Jerusalem
KJV: of Ahab: and I will wipe Jerusalem
INT: of the house of Ahab will wipe Jerusalem one

2 Kings 21:13
HEB: יְרוּשָׁלִַ֜ם כַּֽאֲשֶׁר־ יִמְחֶ֤ה אֶת־ הַצַּלַּ֙חַת֙
NAS: Jerusalem as one wipes a dish,
KJV: Jerusalem as [a man] wipeth a dish,
INT: Jerusalem one wipes A dish wiping

2 Kings 21:13
HEB: אֶת־ הַצַּלַּ֙חַת֙ מָחָ֔ה וְהָפַ֖ךְ עַל־
NAS: a dish, wiping it and turning
KJV: a dish, wiping [it], and turning
INT: wipes A dish wiping and turning over

Nehemiah 4:5
HEB: מִלְּפָנֶ֣יךָ אַל־ תִּמָּחֶ֑ה כִּ֥י הִכְעִ֖יסוּ
NAS: and let not their sin be blotted out before
KJV: and let not their sin be blotted out from before
INT: before nay be blotted for anger

Nehemiah 13:14
HEB: זֹ֑את וְאַל־ תֶּ֣מַח חֲסָדַ֗י אֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: O my God, and do not blot out my loyal deeds
KJV: me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good
INT: and do not blot my loyal which

Psalm 9:5
HEB: רָשָׁ֑ע שְׁמָ֥ם מָ֝חִ֗יתָ לְעוֹלָ֥ם וָעֶֽד׃
NAS: the wicked; You have blotted out their name
KJV: the wicked, thou hast put out their name
INT: the wicked their name have blotted forever and ever

Psalm 51:1
HEB: כְּרֹ֥ב רַ֝חֲמֶ֗יךָ מְחֵ֣ה פְשָׁעָֽי׃
NAS: of Your compassion blot out my transgressions.
KJV: of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.
INT: to the greatness of your compassion blot my transgressions

Psalm 51:9
HEB: וְֽכָל־ עֲוֹ֖נֹתַ֣י מְחֵֽה׃
NAS: from my sins And blot out all
KJV: from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities.
INT: all my iniquities and blot

Psalm 69:28
HEB: יִ֭מָּחֽוּ מִסֵּ֣פֶר חַיִּ֑ים
NAS: May they be blotted out of the book
KJV: Let them be blotted out of the book
INT: may they be blotted of the book of life

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