4694. metsurah
Strong's Concordance
metsurah: siegeworks, rampart
Original Word: מְצוּרָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: metsurah
Phonetic Spelling: (mets-oo-raw')
Definition: siegeworks, rampart
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from tsur
Definition
siegeworks, rampart
NASB Translation
battle towers (1), fortified (5), fortress (1), fortresses (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מְצוּרָה noun feminine siege-works, rampart; — absolute ׳מ Nahum 2:2; 2Chron 14:5; plural מְצוּרוֺת2Chronicles 11:11 +, מְצֻרֹת Isaiah 29:3, etc.; —

1 siege-works Isaiah 29:3.

2 rampart ׳נָצוֺר מ Nahum 2:2 guard the rampart / ("" צַמֵּה דֶרֶךְ; We Now derive from נצר, i.e. keep watch !), 2 Chronicles 11:11, עָרֵי מְצוּרָה2Chron 14:5 fortified cities, so עָרַי (הַ)מְצוּרוֺת v.2 Chronicles 14:10; 2 Chronicles 14:23; 2Chronicles 12:4; 21:3.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
fenced city, fort, munition, stronghold

Or mtsurah {mets-oo-raw'}; feminine of matsowr; a hemming in, i.e. (objectively) a mound (of siege), or (subjectively) a rampart (of protection), (abstractly) fortification -- fenced (city, fort, munition, strong hold.

see HEBREW matsowr

Forms and Transliterations
הַמְּצֻר֑וֹת הַמְּצֻר֔וֹת הַמְּצֻר֖וֹת המצרות מְצֻר֖וֹת מְצֻרָ֑ה מְצֻרֹֽת׃ מְצֻרֽוֹת׃ מְצוּרָ֖ה מצורה מצרה מצרות מצרות׃ מצרת׃ ham·mə·ṣu·rō·wṯ hamməṣurōwṯ hammetzuRot mə·ṣu·rāh mə·ṣū·rāh mə·ṣu·rō·wṯ mə·ṣu·rōṯ məṣurāh məṣūrāh məṣurōṯ məṣurōwṯ metzuRah metzuRot
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2 Chronicles 11:10
HEB: וּבְבִנְיָמִ֑ן עָרֵ֖י מְצֻרֽוֹת׃
NAS: which are fortified cities
KJV: and in Benjamin fenced cities.
INT: Benjamin cities are fortified

2 Chronicles 11:11
HEB: וַיְחַזֵּ֖ק אֶת־ הַמְּצֻר֑וֹת וַיִּתֵּ֤ן בָּהֶם֙
NAS: He also strengthened the fortresses and put
KJV: And he fortified the strong holds, and put
INT: strengthened the fortresses and put officers

2 Chronicles 11:23
HEB: לְכֹל֙ עָרֵ֣י הַמְּצֻר֔וֹת וַיִּתֵּ֥ן לָהֶ֛ם
NAS: to all the fortified cities,
KJV: and Benjamin, unto every fenced city:
INT: to all cities the fortified gave food

2 Chronicles 12:4
HEB: אֶת־ עָרֵ֥י הַמְּצֻר֖וֹת אֲשֶׁ֣ר לִֽיהוּדָ֑ה
NAS: He captured the fortified cities
KJV: And he took the fenced cities
INT: captured cities the fortified after of Judah

2 Chronicles 14:6
HEB: וַיִּ֛בֶן עָרֵ֥י מְצוּרָ֖ה בִּיהוּדָ֑ה כִּֽי־
NAS: He built fortified cities in Judah,
KJV: And he built fenced cities
INT: built cities fortified Judah since

2 Chronicles 21:3
HEB: עִם־ עָרֵ֥י מְצֻר֖וֹת בִּֽיהוּדָ֑ה וְאֶת־
NAS: and precious things, with fortified cities
KJV: and of precious things, with fenced cities
INT: with cities fortified Judah the kingdom

Isaiah 29:3
HEB: וַהֲקִֽימֹתִ֥י עָלַ֖יִךְ מְצֻרֹֽת׃
NAS: you, And I will raise up battle towers against
KJV: and I will raise forts against thee.
INT: will raise against battle

Nahum 2:1
HEB: פָּנַ֖יִךְ נָצ֣וֹר מְצֻרָ֑ה צַפֵּה־ דֶ֙רֶךְ֙
NAS: you. Man the fortress, watch
KJV: keep the munition, watch
INT: face Man the fortress watch the road

8 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4694
8 Occurrences


ham·mə·ṣu·rō·wṯ — 3 Occ.
mə·ṣū·rāh — 2 Occ.
mə·ṣu·rō·wṯ — 3 Occ.










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