4058. madad
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madad: to measure
Original Word: מָדַד
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: madad
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-dad')
Short Definition: measured

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to measure
NASB Translation
continues (1), measure (9), measured (41), stretched (1), surveyed (1).

מָדַד53 verb measure (Late Hebrew id.; Phoenician מדד; Arabic extend, stretch, a corn-measure, etc.; Assyrian madâdu, measure; Jewish-Aramaic noun מִידָּה measure, proportion, rule); —

Qal Perfect ׳מ (מָדָ֑ד) Isaiah 40:12 9t. Ezekiel; suffix מְדָדוֺ Ezekiel 42:15,20; 1singular וּמַדֹּתִ֫י Isaiah 65:7; וּמָֽדְדוּ consecutive Deuteronomy 21:2; Ezekiel 43:10; וּמַדֹּתֶם consecutive Numbers 35:5; Imperfect וַיָּ֫מָד Ruth 3:15 22t. Ezekiel; 2masculine singular תָּמוֺד Ezekiel 45:3; וַיָּמֹ֫דּוּ Exodus 16:18; תָּמֹ֫דּוּ Ezekiel 47:18; Infinitive לָמֹד Zechariah 2:6; — measure, chiefly literal (usually followed by accusative of thing; object omitted Exodus 16:18; Deuteronomy 21:2; Ezekiel 40:35, compare Ezekiel 47:18 (but see Co); followed by accusative of measure Ruth 3:15; Ezekiel 42:19; Ezekiel 47:3,4 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 47:5); —

1 measure of length, distance Numbers 35:5 (P), Deuteronomy 21:2 (D), Ezekiel 40:5,6,8,20 32t. Ezekiel 40-47 Zechariah 2:6.

2 of dry measure Exodus 16:18 (P), Ruth 3:15.

3 figurative of measuring waters Isaiah 40:12 (of ׳י); of requital Isaiah 65:7.

Niph`al Imperfect יִמַּד Hosea 2:1; Jeremiah 33:22; יִמַּדּוּ Jeremiah 31:37; — be measured, of sand of sea Hosea 2:1; Jeremiah 33:22; of heavens Jeremiah 31:37.

Pi`el Perfect וּמִדַּדֿ consecutive Job 7:4 (compare Ges§ 52. 2. R. l); Imperfect וַיְמַדֵּד 2 Samuel 8:2; וַיְמַדְּדֵם 2 Samuel 8:2; אֲמַדֵּד Psalm 60:8; Psalm 108:8; —

1 extend, continue (= make extent or continuation), subject עֶרֶב Job 7:4.

2 measure, measure off, בַחֶבֶל, of apportioning Moabites to death and life, followed by suffix 2 Samuel 8:2; also object חֲבָלִים 2 Samuel 8:2; metaphor of conquest, followed by accusative, Psalm 60:8 = Psalm 108:8 ("" חִלֵּק).

Po. Imperfect וַיְמֹ֫דֶד Habakkuk 3:6 (subject God, object אֶרֶץ), measured (namely, with eye) ᵑ9 Hi AV RV, but dubious; ᵐ5 ἐσαλεύθη, ᵑ7 אֲזִיעַ, hence shook Ew Ke Or and others (from √ [מוֺד =] מוֺט, but read then rather וַיְמֹטֵט, although מוט not elsewhere in this conjugation; We, plausibly, וַיְמֹגֵגמוג, compare Nahum 1:5).

Hithpo`el וַיִּתְמֹדֵד followed by עַלהַֿיֶ֫לֶד; 1 Kings 17:21 measured (= extended, stretched) himself upon the boy.

measure, mete, stretch self

A primitive root: properly, to stretch; by implication, to measure (as if by stretching a line); figuratively, to be extended -- measure, mete, stretch self.

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