4290. machtereth
Strong's Concordance
machtereth: a breaking in, burglary
Original Word: מַחְתֶּרֶת
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: machtereth
Phonetic Spelling: (makh-teh'-reth)
Definition: a breaking in, burglary
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chathar
a breaking in, burglary
NASB Translation
breaking (2).

מַחְתֶּ֫רֶת noun masculine breaking in, burglaryיִמָּצֵא הַגַּנָּב ׳אִםבַּֿמּ Exodus 22:1 i.e. caught in the act (JE); so מְצָאתִים ׳לֹא בַּמּ Jeremiah 2:34, not in the act of breaking in didst thou find them (2 feminine singular suffix Ges§ 44, 2, R 4), i.e. those whom thou hast slain were not detected in crime.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
breaking up, secret search

From chathar; a burglary; figuratively, unexpected examination -- breaking up, secret search.

see HEBREW chathar

Forms and Transliterations
בַּמַּחְתֶּ֛רֶת בַמַּחְתֶּ֥רֶת במחתרת bam·maḥ·te·reṯ ḇam·maḥ·te·reṯ bammachTeret bammaḥtereṯ ḇammaḥtereṯ vammachTeret
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Englishman's Concordance
Exodus 22:2
HEB: אִם־ בַּמַּחְתֶּ֛רֶת יִמָּצֵ֥א הַגַּנָּ֖ב
NAS: is caught while breaking in and is struck
KJV: be found breaking up, and be smitten
INT: If breaking is caught the thief

Jeremiah 2:34
HEB: נְקִיִּ֑ים לֹֽא־ בַמַּחְתֶּ֥רֶת מְצָאתִ֖ים כִּ֥י
NAS: You did not find them breaking in. But in spite
KJV: I have not found it by secret search, but upon all these.
INT: of the innocent not breaking find in

2 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4290
2 Occurrences

bam·maḥ·te·reṯ — 1 Occ.
ḇam·maḥ·te·reṯ — 1 Occ.

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