Strong's Hebrew: 4315. מֵיטַב (metab) -- the best
4315. metab
Strong's Concordance
metab: the best
Original Word: מֵיטַב
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: metab
Phonetic Spelling: (may-tawb')
Short Definition: best
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from yatab
Definition
the best
NASB Translation
best (6).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
(מֵיטָב) noun [masculine] the best, only construct מֵיטַב and as superlative; the best of a thing: ׳שָׂדֵהוּ וּמ ׳מ כָּרְמוֺ Exodus 22:4 (JE) the best of his field and the best of his vineyard (choicest fruit); הַצּאֹן ׳מ the best of the sheep 1 Samuel 15:9,15; הָאָרֶץ ׳בְּמ in the best of the land Genesis 47:6,11 (P).

יֻטָּה, יוּטָה see below נטה.

יְטוּר see below טוּר.

יין (√ of following; meaning unknown; regarded as loan-word by LagArmen. Stud. § 484 and others; HomZMG 1889, 653 ff.; Aufsätze, 1892, 102 compare Georgian g'wino, wine whence also (according to him) Armenian gini, Greek οῖνος, Latin vinum; compare on the other hand Jenl.c. below)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
best

From yatab; the best part -- best.

see HEBREW yatab

Forms and Transliterations
בְּמֵיטַ֣ב בְּמֵיטַ֥ב במיטב וּמֵיטַ֥ב ומיטב מֵיטַ֣ב מֵיטַ֤ב מֵיטַ֥ב מיטב bə·mê·ṭaḇ bemeiTav bəmêṭaḇ mê·ṭaḇ meiTav mêṭaḇ ū·mê·ṭaḇ umeiTav ūmêṭaḇ
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Strong's Hebrew 4315
6 Occurrences


bə·mê·ṭaḇ — 2 Occ.
mê·ṭaḇ — 3 Occ.
ū·mê·ṭaḇ — 1 Occ.

Genesis 47:6
HEB: לְפָנֶ֣יךָ הִ֔וא בְּמֵיטַ֣ב הָאָ֔רֶץ הוֹשֵׁ֥ב
NAS: and your brothers in the best of the land,
KJV: [is] before thee; in the best of the land
INT: your disposal he the best of the land settle

Genesis 47:11
HEB: בְּאֶ֣רֶץ מִצְרַ֔יִם בְּמֵיטַ֥ב הָאָ֖רֶץ בְּאֶ֣רֶץ
NAS: of Egypt, in the best of the land,
KJV: of Egypt, in the best of the land,
INT: the land of Egypt the best of the land the land

Exodus 22:5
HEB: בִּשְׂדֵ֣ה אַחֵ֑ר מֵיטַ֥ב שָׂדֵ֛הוּ וּמֵיטַ֥ב
NAS: he shall make restitution from the best of his own field
KJV: field; of the best of his own field,
INT: field another the best field and the best

Exodus 22:5
HEB: מֵיטַ֥ב שָׂדֵ֛הוּ וּמֵיטַ֥ב כַּרְמ֖וֹ יְשַׁלֵּֽם׃
NAS: of his own field and the best of his own vineyard.
KJV: of his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard,
INT: the best field and the best vineyard shall make

1 Samuel 15:9
HEB: אֲגָ֗ג וְעַל־ מֵיטַ֣ב הַצֹּאן֩ וְהַבָּקָ֨ר
NAS: Agag and the best of the sheep,
KJV: Agag, and the best of the sheep,
INT: Agag and and the best of the sheep the oxen

1 Samuel 15:15
HEB: הָעָם֙ עַל־ מֵיטַ֤ב הַצֹּאן֙ וְהַבָּקָ֔ר
NAS: spared the best of the sheep
KJV: spared the best of the sheep
INT: the people and the best of the sheep and oxen

6 Occurrences

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