4102. mahah
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mahah: to linger, tarry
Original Word: מָהַהּ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: mahah
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-hah')
Short Definition: delay

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to linger, tarry
NASB Translation
delay (2), delayed (2), delaying (1), hesitated (1), tarries (1), wait (2).

[מָהַהּ] verb only

Hithpalpel linger, tarry (compare Arabic slow walk, delay (†am.)); —

Hithpalpel Perfect1singular הִתְמַהְמָ֑הְתִּי Psalm 119:60; 3plural הִתְמַהְמְהוּ Judges 19:8; 1plural הִתְמַהְמָ֑הְנוּ Genesis 43:10; Imperfect יִתְמַהְמַהּ Habakkuk 2:3; ׳וַיִּתְמ Genesis 19:16; Imperative masculine plural הִתְמַהְמְהוּ Isaiah 29:9; Infinitive לְהִתְמַחְמֵהַּ Exodus 12:39; Participle מִתְמַהְמֵהַּ 2 Samuel 15:28; — linger, tarry, wait, of person, Genesis 19:16; Genesis 43:10 (J), Exodus 12:39 (E), Judges 3:26; Judges 19:8; 2 Samuel 15:28; Isaiah 29:9; Psalm 119:60 (with לֹא, opposed to חַ֫שְׁתִּי); subject חָזוֺן vision Habakkuk 2:3

מְהוּמָה see הום. מְהוּמָן see אמן.

מְהֵיטַבְאֵל see יטב.

delay, linger, stay selves, tarry

Apparently a denominative from mah; properly, to question or hesitate, i.e. (by implication) to be reluctant -- delay, linger, stay selves, tarry.

see HEBREW mah

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