4388. maktesh
Strong's Concordance
maktesh: mortar
Original Word: מַכְתֵּשׁ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: maktesh
Phonetic Spelling: (mak-taysh')
Definition: mortar
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kathash
NASB Translation
hollow (1), mortar (1).

מַכְתֵּשׁ noun masculine mortar (place of pounding, braying; compare Palmyrene proper name, masculine מכתש = contundens VogNo. 97) — absolute ׳מ Proverbs 27:22 (see foregoing); hollow resembling a mortar Judges 15:19 (whence came forth a water-spring; compare GFM), Zephaniah 1:11 #NAME? Jerusalem, compare SchwZAW x. (1890), 173 f.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
hollow place, mortar

From kathash; a mortar; by analogy, a socket (of a tooth) -- hollow place, mortar.

see HEBREW kathash

Forms and Transliterations
בַּֽמַּכְתֵּ֡שׁ במכתש הַמַּכְתֵּ֣שׁ המכתש bam·maḵ·têš bammachTesh bammaḵtêš ham·maḵ·têš hammachTesh hammaḵtêš
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Englishman's Concordance
Judges 15:19
HEB: אֱלֹהִ֜ים אֶת־ הַמַּכְתֵּ֣שׁ אֲשֶׁר־ בַּלֶּ֗חִי
NAS: split the hollow place that is in Lehi
KJV: clave an hollow place that [was] in the jaw,
INT: split God the hollow which the jaw

Proverbs 27:22
HEB: אֶת־ הָאֱוִ֨יל ׀ בַּֽמַּכְתֵּ֡שׁ בְּת֣וֹךְ הָ֭רִיפוֹת
NAS: a fool in a mortar with a pestle
KJV: a fool in a mortar among
INT: pound A fool A mortar along crushed

2 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4388
2 Occurrences

bam·maḵ·têš — 1 Occ.
ham·maḵ·têš — 1 Occ.

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