4692. matsor or matsur
Strong's Concordance
matsor or matsur: siege enclosure, siege, entrenchment
Original Word: מָצוֹר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: matsor or matsur
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-tsore')
Definition: siege enclosure, siege, entrenchment
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from tsur
siege enclosure, siege, entrenchment
NASB Translation
besieged (3), defense (1), fortified (1), fortress (1), rampart (1), siege (17), siegeworks (1).

מָצוֺר noun [masculine] siege-enclosure, siege, entrenchment; — always ׳מ absolute, except construct מְצוֺר Ezekiel 4:7 suffix מְצוּרֶ֑ךָ Ezekiel 4:8; —

1 siege שָׂם עָלֵינוּ ׳מ Micah 4:14 he hath laid siege to us, compare ׳וְנָתַתָּ֫ עָלֶיהָ מ Ezekiel 4:2; ׳בּוֺא בַמּ is come into a state of siege Deuteronomy 20:19; 2 Kings 24:10; 2 Kings 25:2; Jeremiah 52:5, compare ׳וְהָֽיְתָה בַמּ Ezekiel 4:3; ׳יוֺשֶׁבֶת֯י בַּמּ Jeremiah 10:17; ׳מְצוֺר יְרו Ezekiel 4:7 siege of Jerusalem, but also ׳עַליְֿרו׳מ Zechariah 12:2; ׳יְמֵי מ of duration of siege Ezekiel 4:8; Ezekiel 5:2; ׳מֵי מ Nahum 3:14 water for a siege; in phrase וּבְמָצוֺק ׳בְּמ in the siege and stress Deuteronomy 28:53,55,57; Jeremiah 19:9.

2 enclosure, i.e. siege-works Deuteronomy 20:20; late = ram-part Zechariah 9:3, ׳עִיר מ entrenched city Psalm 31:22 (al. besieged), Psalm 60:11 ("" Psalm 108:11 מִבְצָר ׳ע), compare 2 Chronicles 8:5; ׳עָרִים לְמ2Chronicles 11:5, בִּירוּשָׁלַם ׳ישְׁבִים בְּמ2Chronicles 32:10; ׳מ Habakkuk 2:1 according to most ("" מִשְׁמֶרֶת); but We derives from נצר, i.e. watch-tower, Now conjectures מִצְמֶּה (compare וַאֲצַמֶּה following); > Buhl conjectures ֯׃מְצָד ׳מ

proper name, of a territory.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
besieged, bulwark, defense, fenced, fortress, siege, strong hold, tower

Or matsuwr {maw-tsoor'}; from tsuwr; something hemming in, i.e. (objectively) a mound (of besiegers), (abstractly) a siege, (figuratively) distress; or (subjectively) a fastness -- besieged, bulwark, defence, fenced, fortress, siege, strong (hold), tower.

see HEBREW tsuwr

Forms and Transliterations
בְּמָצ֖וֹר בְּמָצוֹר֙ בַּמָּצ֑וֹר בַּמָּצֽוֹר׃ בַמָּצ֖וֹר בַמָּצוֹר֙ במצור במצור׃ הַמָּצ֑וֹר המצור לְמָצ֖וֹר למצור מְצ֤וֹר מְצוּרֶֽךָ׃ מָצ֑וֹר מָצ֔וֹר מָצ֖וֹר מָצ֗וֹר מָצֽוֹר׃ מָצוֹר֙ מצור מצור׃ מצורך׃ bam·mā·ṣō·wr ḇam·mā·ṣō·wr bammāṣōwr ḇammāṣōwr bammaTzor bə·mā·ṣō·wr bəmāṣōwr bematzOr ham·mā·ṣō·wr hammāṣōwr hammaTzor lə·mā·ṣō·wr ləmāṣōwr lemaTzor mā·ṣō·wr māṣōwr maTzor mə·ṣō·wr mə·ṣū·re·ḵā məṣōwr məṣūreḵā meTzor metzuRecha vammatzOr
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Englishman's Concordance
Deuteronomy 20:19
HEB: לָבֹ֥א מִפָּנֶ֖יךָ בַּמָּצֽוֹר׃
NAS: a man, that it should be besieged by you?
INT: to employ accept should be besieged

Deuteronomy 20:20
HEB: וְכָרָ֑תָּ וּבָנִ֣יתָ מָצ֗וֹר עַל־ הָעִיר֙
NAS: that you may construct siegeworks against
KJV: and thou shalt build bulwarks against the city
INT: and cut you may construct siegeworks against the city

Deuteronomy 28:53
HEB: יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהֶ֑יךָ בְּמָצוֹר֙ וּבְמָצ֔וֹק אֲשֶׁר־
NAS: has given you, during the siege and the distress
KJV: hath given thee, in the siege, and in the straitness,
INT: the LORD your God the siege and the distress which

Deuteronomy 28:55
HEB: ל֖וֹ כֹּ֑ל בְּמָצוֹר֙ וּבְמָצ֔וֹק אֲשֶׁ֨ר
NAS: [else] left, during the siege and the distress
KJV: because he hath nothing left him in the siege, and in the straitness,
INT: left all the siege and the distress which

Deuteronomy 28:57
HEB: כֹּ֖ל בַּסָּ֑תֶר בְּמָצוֹר֙ וּבְמָצ֔וֹק אֲשֶׁ֨ר
NAS: of anything [else], during the siege and the distress
KJV: of all [things] secretly in the siege and straitness,
INT: of anything secretly the siege and the distress which

2 Kings 24:10
HEB: וַתָּבֹ֥א הָעִ֖יר בַּמָּצֽוֹר׃
NAS: and the city came under siege.
INT: came and the city siege

2 Kings 25:2
HEB: וַתָּבֹ֥א הָעִ֖יר בַּמָּצ֑וֹר עַ֚ד עַשְׁתֵּ֣י
NAS: So the city was under siege until
INT: abide the city siege until eleven

2 Chronicles 8:5
HEB: הַתַּחְתּ֑וֹן עָרֵ֣י מָצ֔וֹר חוֹמ֖וֹת דְּלָתַ֥יִם
NAS: Beth-horon, fortified cities
KJV: the nether, fenced cities,
INT: and lower cities fortified walls gates

2 Chronicles 11:5
HEB: וַיִּ֧בֶן עָרִ֛ים לְמָצ֖וֹר בִּיהוּדָֽה׃
NAS: and built cities for defense in Judah.
KJV: and built cities for defence in Judah.
INT: and built cities defense Judah

2 Chronicles 32:10
HEB: בֹּטְחִ֔ים וְיֹשְׁבִ֥ים בְּמָצ֖וֹר בִּירוּשָׁלִָֽם׃
NAS: in Jerusalem under siege?
KJV: that ye abide in the siege in Jerusalem?
INT: trusting you are remaining the siege Jerusalem

Psalm 31:21
HEB: לִ֝֗י בְּעִ֣יר מָצֽוֹר׃
NAS: His lovingkindness to me in a besieged city.
KJV: kindness in a strong city.
INT: his lovingkindness city A besieged

Psalm 60:9
HEB: יֹ֭בִלֵנִי עִ֣יר מָצ֑וֹר מִ֖י נָחַ֣נִי
NAS: will bring me into the besieged city?
KJV: Who will bring me [into] the strong city?
INT: will bring Ai the besieged Who will lead

Jeremiah 10:17
HEB: (יֹשֶׁ֖בֶת ק) בַּמָּצֽוֹר׃ ס
NAS: You who dwell under siege!
KJV: O inhabitant of the fortress.
INT: your bundle abide siege

Jeremiah 19:9
HEB: רֵעֵ֖הוּ יֹאכֵ֑לוּ בְּמָצוֹר֙ וּבְמָצ֔וֹק אֲשֶׁ֨ר
NAS: flesh in the siege and in the distress
KJV: of his friend in the siege and straitness,
INT: another's will eat the siege the distress which

Jeremiah 52:5
HEB: וַתָּבֹ֥א הָעִ֖יר בַּמָּצ֑וֹר עַ֚ד עַשְׁתֵּ֣י
NAS: So the city was under siege until
KJV: the city was besieged unto the eleventh
INT: So the city siege until eleven

Ezekiel 4:2
HEB: וְנָתַתָּ֨ה עָלֶ֜יהָ מָצ֗וֹר וּבָנִ֤יתָ עָלֶ֙יהָ֙
NAS: Then lay siege against it, build
KJV: And lay siege against it, and build
INT: lay against siege build against

Ezekiel 4:3
HEB: אֵלֶ֜יהָ וְהָיְתָ֤ה בַמָּצוֹר֙ וְצַרְתָּ֣ עָלֶ֔יהָ
NAS: toward it so that it is under siege, and besiege
KJV: thy face against it, and it shall be besieged, and thou shalt lay siege
INT: toward is under siege siege is a

Ezekiel 4:7
HEB: וְאֶל־ מְצ֤וֹר יְרוּשָׁלִַ֙ם֙ תָּכִ֣ין
NAS: toward the siege of Jerusalem
KJV: thy face toward the siege of Jerusalem,
INT: toward the siege of Jerusalem shall set

Ezekiel 4:8
HEB: כַּלּוֹתְךָ֖ יְמֵ֥י מְצוּרֶֽךָ׃
NAS: the days of your siege.
KJV: the days of thy siege.
INT: have completed the days of your siege

Ezekiel 5:2
HEB: כִּמְלֹ֖את יְמֵ֣י הַמָּצ֑וֹר וְלָֽקַחְתָּ֣ אֶת־
NAS: when the days of the siege are completed.
KJV: when the days of the siege are fulfilled:
INT: are completed the days of the siege shall take third

Micah 5:1
HEB: בַת־ גְּד֔וּד מָצ֖וֹר שָׂ֣ם עָלֵ֑ינוּ
NAS: They have laid siege against
KJV: he hath laid siege against us: they shall smite
INT: daughter of troops siege have laid against

Micah 7:12
HEB: אַשּׁ֖וּר וְעָרֵ֣י מָצ֑וֹר וּלְמִנִּ֤י מָצוֹר֙
INT: Assyria and the cities besieged at of Egypt

Nahum 3:14
HEB: מֵ֤י מָצוֹר֙ שַֽׁאֲבִי־ לָ֔ךְ
NAS: for yourself water for the siege! Strengthen
KJV: thee waters for the siege, fortify
INT: water the siege Draw Strengthen

Habakkuk 2:1
HEB: וְאֶֽתְיַצְּבָ֖ה עַל־ מָצ֑וֹר וַאֲצַפֶּ֗ה לִרְאוֹת֙
NAS: And station myself on the rampart; And I will keep watch
KJV: and set me upon the tower, and will watch
INT: and station when the rampart will keep to see

Zechariah 9:3
HEB: וַתִּ֥בֶן צֹ֛ר מָצ֖וֹר לָ֑הּ וַתִּצְבָּר־
NAS: built herself a fortress And piled
KJV: did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up
INT: built Tyre A fortress and piled silver

26 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4692
26 Occurrences

bam·mā·ṣō·wr — 5 Occ.
bə·mā·ṣō·wr — 5 Occ.
ham·mā·ṣō·wr — 1 Occ.
lə·mā·ṣō·wr — 1 Occ.
mā·ṣō·wr — 10 Occ.
mə·ṣō·wr — 1 Occ.
mə·ṣū·re·ḵā — 1 Occ.
ḇam·mā·ṣō·wr — 2 Occ.

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