4712. metsar
Strong's Concordance
metsar: straits, distress
Original Word: מֵצַר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: metsar
Phonetic Spelling: (may-tsar')
Short Definition: distress
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from tsarar
Definition
straits, distress
NASB Translation
distress (2), terrors (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מֵצַר noun [masculine] straits, distress; — absolute מִןֿ הַמֵּצַר קָרָאתִי Psalm 118:5; plural הַמְּצָרִים Lamentations 1:3 the distresses, of conquered Judah; construct מְצָרֵי שְׁאוֺל Psalm 116:3 the straits of Sheol, i.e. the worst possible ("" חֶבְלֵימָֿוֶת).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
distress, pain, strait

From qebah; something tight, i.e. (figuratively) trouble -- distress, pain, strait.

see HEBREW qebah

Forms and Transliterations
הַ֭מֵּצַ֥ר הַמְּצָרִֽים׃ המצר המצרים׃ וּמְצָרֵ֣י ומצרי ham·mə·ṣā·rîm ham·mê·ṣar hammêṣar hamməṣārîm hammeTzar hammetzaRim ū·mə·ṣā·rê ūməṣārê umetzaRei
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Strong's Hebrew 4712
3 Occurrences


ham·mê·ṣar — 1 Occ.
ham·mə·ṣā·rîm — 1 Occ.
ū·mə·ṣā·rê — 1 Occ.

Psalm 116:3
HEB: חֶבְלֵי־ מָ֗וֶת וּמְצָרֵ֣י שְׁא֣וֹל מְצָא֑וּנִי
NAS: encompassed me And the terrors of Sheol
KJV: compassed me, and the pains of hell
INT: the cords of death and the terrors of Sheol came

Psalm 118:5
HEB: מִֽן־ הַ֭מֵּצַ֥ר קָרָ֣אתִי יָּ֑הּ
NAS: From [my] distress I called
KJV: upon the LORD in distress: the LORD
INT: at From distress called the LORD

Lamentations 1:3
HEB: הִשִּׂיג֖וּהָ בֵּ֥ין הַמְּצָרִֽים׃ ס
NAS: her In the midst of distress.
KJV: overtook her between the straits.
INT: have overtaken the midst of distress

3 Occurrences

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