4371. mekes
Strong's Concordance
mekes: computation, proportion to be paid, tax
Original Word: מֶכֶס
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: mekes
Phonetic Spelling: (meh'-kes)
Definition: computation, proportion to be paid, tax
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kasas
Definition
computation, proportion to be paid, tax
NASB Translation
levy (5), tax (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מֶ֫כֶס noun masculine computation, proportion to be paid, tax (Palmyrene מכסא ReckendZMG 1885, 379 ff.; Late Hebrew מֶכֶס, Aramaic מִכְסָא, tax (hence Arabic as loan-word Frä283); Assyrian miksu, DlHWB 407 (√ מכס); Late Hebrew מוֺכֵס tax-collector; so Assyrian makkasu, compare Arabic ) — Numbers 31:28 ׳לי ׳זַהֲרֵמֹתָ֫ מ and thou shalt separate a tax (duty levied on the spoil) for ׳י, Numbers 31:37; Numbers 31:38; Numbers 31:39; Numbers 31:40; Numbers 31:41 (all P).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
tribute

Probably from an unused root meaning to enumerate; an assessment (as based upon a census) -- tribute.

Forms and Transliterations
הַמֶּ֥כֶס המכס וּמִכְסָ֥ם וּמִכְסָם֙ ומכסם מֶ֙כֶס֙ מֶ֜כֶס מכס ham·me·ḵes hamMeches hammeḵes me·ḵes Meches meḵes ū·miḵ·sām umichSam ūmiḵsām
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Numbers 31:28
HEB: וַהֲרֵמֹתָ֨ מֶ֜כֶס לַֽיהוָ֗ה מֵאֵ֞ת
NAS: Levy a tax for the LORD from the men
KJV: And levy a tribute unto the LORD
INT: Levy A tax the LORD the men

Numbers 31:37
HEB: וַיְהִ֛י הַמֶּ֥כֶס לַֽיהוָ֖ה מִן־
NAS: and the LORD'S levy of the sheep
KJV: And the LORD'S tribute of the sheep
INT: become tribute and the LORD'S at

Numbers 31:38
HEB: וּשְׁלֹשִׁ֖ים אָ֑לֶף וּמִכְסָ֥ם לַיהוָ֖ה שְׁנַ֥יִם
NAS: from which the LORD'S levy was 72;
KJV: of which the LORD'S tribute [was] threescore and twelve.
INT: thirty thousand tribute the LORD'S both

Numbers 31:39
HEB: וַחֲמֵ֣שׁ מֵא֑וֹת וּמִכְסָ֥ם לַֽיהוָ֖ה אֶחָ֥ד
NAS: from which the LORD'S levy was 61;
KJV: of which the LORD'S tribute [was] threescore
INT: and five hundred tribute the LORD'S and one

Numbers 31:40
HEB: עָשָׂ֖ר אָ֑לֶף וּמִכְסָם֙ לַֽיהוָ֔ה שְׁנַ֥יִם
NAS: from whom the LORD'S levy was 32
KJV: of which the LORD'S tribute [was] thirty
INT: teen thousand tribute the LORD'S and two

Numbers 31:41
HEB: מֹשֶׁ֗ה אֶת־ מֶ֙כֶס֙ תְּרוּמַ֣ת יְהוָ֔ה
NAS: gave the levy [which was] the LORD'S
KJV: gave the tribute, [which was] the LORD'S
INT: gave Moses the levy offering the LORD'S

6 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4371
6 Occurrences


ham·me·ḵes — 1 Occ.
me·ḵes — 2 Occ.
ū·miḵ·sām — 3 Occ.










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