4864. maseth
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maseth: an uprising, utterance, burden, portion
Original Word: מַשְׂאֵת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: maseth
Phonetic Spelling: (mas-ayth')
Short Definition: cloud

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from nasa
an uprising, utterance, burden, portion
NASB Translation
burden (1), cloud (2), gift (1), gifts (2), levy (2), lifting (1), portion (1), portions (1), present (1), signal (1), tribute (1).

מַשְׂאֵת noun feminine uprising, utterance, burden, portion (on formation compare Ol§ 109 a Sta§ 272 bii. 1, 183; Phoenician (Pun) has משאת = payment, tax see Lzb326); — absolute ׳מ Judges 20:40 +; construct מַשְׂאַת Genesis 43:34 +; plural absolute מַשְׂאֹת Genesis 43:34, + (probably) מַשְׂאוֺת Lamentations 2:14 (see below); construct מַשְׂאֹת Genesis 43:34; —

1 that which rises, uprising, uplifting:

a. הֶעָשָׁן ׳מ Judges 20:38 uprising of smoke, compare (׳הֶע omitted) Judges 20:40.

b. in General = signal Jeremiah 6:1 (= נֵס Gf.).

c. uplifting of hands (כַּמַּי) in prayer Psalm 141:2 ("" תְּפִלָּה).

2 utterance, oracle (= III. מַשָּׂא), Lamentations 2:14 (Bu Löhr).

3 burden Zephaniah 3:18 (of reproach, figurative).

4. a. portion (carried to some one), especially from table of king or superior, Genesis 43:34 (3 t. in verse) (J; on custom see Di and references), 2 Samuel 11:8; so read perhaps also 2 Samuel 19:43 (for ᵑ0 נִשֵּׂאת) Gr HPS.

b. perhaps also more Generally, present, largess from a superior Jeremiah 40:5 ( + אֲרֻחָה food-allowance), Esther 2:18 (כְּיַד הַמֶּלֶךְ).

c. exacted or enforced gift, from inferior, בַּר ׳מ Amos 5:11 (compare Phoenician above; see also מנחה).

d. sacred contribution, tax משֶׁה ׳מ (׳י) עֶבֶד2Chronicles 24:6,9.

e. offering to ׳י Ezekiel 20:40.

burden, collection, sign of fire, great flame, gift, lifting up, mess, oblation,

From nasa'; properly, (abstractly) a raising (as of the hands in prayer), or rising (of flame); figuratively, an utterance; concretely, a beacon (as raised); a present (as taken), mess, or tribute; figuratively, a reproach (as a burden) -- burden, collection, sign of fire, (great) flame, gift, lifting up, mess, oblation, reward.

see HEBREW nasa'

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