4964. metheg
Strong's Concordance
metheg: a bridle
Original Word: מֶתֶג
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: metheg
Phonetic Spelling: (meh-theg)
Definition: a bridle
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
a bridle
NASB Translation
bit (1), bridle (3), control (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מֶ֫תֶג noun masculine bridle (Aramaic (ᵑ7) מִתְגָּא; Late Hebrew מֶתֶג of secondary accent ָֽ; מִתֵּג Pi`el denominative put on a bridle); —

1 literally bridle, for animals; מֶתֶג לַחֲמוֺר Proverbs 26:3 a whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, etc.; וָרֶסֶן ׳בְּמ Psalm 32:9 with bridle and halter (on text of verse compare Che); of ׳י's birdle for Sennach. (under figure of beast), וּמִתְגִּי בִּשְׂפָתֶיךָ 2 Kings 19:28 and I will put (וְשַׂמְתִּי) my hook in thy nose and my bridle in thy lips = Isaiah 37:29 (see DrIs. ed. 2, 220).

2 figurative = control, authority, only in הָאַמָּה ׳מ 2 Samuel 8:1authority of the mother city, according to MV Buhl, of especially We Dr; Bu omit as corrupt (see I. אַמָּה, above); see, further, HPS.

מְתוּשָׁאֵל, מְתוּשֶׁ֫לַח see below מַת above

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bit, bridle

From an unused root meaning to curb; a bit -- bit, bridle.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּמֶֽתֶג־ במתג־ וּמִתְגִּי֙ ומתגי מֶ֣תֶג מתג bə·me·ṯeḡ- bemeteg bəmeṯeḡ- me·ṯeḡ Meteg meṯeḡ ū·miṯ·gî umitGi ūmiṯgî
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Kings 19:28
HEB: חַחִ֜י בְּאַפֶּ֗ךָ וּמִתְגִּי֙ בִּשְׂפָתֶ֔יךָ וַהֲשִׁ֣בֹתִ֔יךָ
NAS: in your nose, And My bridle in your lips,
KJV: in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips,
INT: my hook your nose and my bridle your lips will turn

Psalm 32:9
HEB: אֵ֤ין הָ֫בִ֥ין בְּמֶֽתֶג־ וָרֶ֣סֶן עֶדְי֣וֹ
NAS: Whose trappings include bit and bridle
KJV: must be held in with bit and bridle,
INT: have understanding bit and bridle trappings

Proverbs 26:3
HEB: שׁ֣וֹט לַ֭סּוּס מֶ֣תֶג לַחֲמ֑וֹר וְ֝שֵׁ֗בֶט
NAS: is for the horse, a bridle for the donkey,
KJV: for the horse, a bridle for the ass,
INT: A whip the horse A bridle the donkey rod

Isaiah 37:29
HEB: חַחִ֜י בְּאַפֶּ֗ךָ וּמִתְגִּי֙ בִּשְׂפָתֶ֔יךָ וַהֲשִׁ֣יבֹתִ֔יךָ
NAS: in your nose And My bridle in your lips,
KJV: in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips,
INT: my hook your nose and my bridle your lips will turn

4 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4964
4 Occurrences


bə·me·ṯeḡ- — 1 Occ.
me·ṯeḡ — 1 Occ.
ū·miṯ·gî — 2 Occ.










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