4161. motsa
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motsa: a place or act of going forth, issue, export, source, spring
Original Word: מוֹצָא
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: motsa
Phonetic Spelling: (mo-tsaw')
Short Definition: exits

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from yatsa
a place or act of going forth, issue, export, source, spring
NASB Translation
east (1), exits (3), fountains (1), going (2), going forth (1), import (1), imported (1), issuing (1), mine (1), outlet (1), proceeds (2), rising (1), seeds (1), spring (2), springs (2), starting places (2), utterance (2), what goes (1).

I. מוֺצָא noun masculineHosea 6:3 place or act of going forth, issue, export, souce, spring; — absolute ׳מ Job 28:1; Psalm 75:7; construct ׳מ Numbers 30:13 9t.; מֹצָא Job 38:27; Daniel 9:25; suffix מוֺצָאֲךָ 2 Samuel 3:25; מֹצָאוֺ Hosea 6:3; מוֺצָאוֺ Psalm 19:7; plural construct מוֺצָאֵי Isaiah 41:18 5t.; suffix מוֺצָאָיו Ezekiel 43:11;מוֺצָאֵיהֶם Numbers 33:2 (twice in verse); מוֺצָאֵיהֶן Ezekiel 42:11; —

1 a going forth:

a. the act, of ׳י Hosea 6:3; of the sun = rising Psalm 19:7 (see יצא 1f); of man 2 Samuel 3:25 (opposed to מָבוֺא Kt); דָּבָר ׳מ Daniel 9:25 going forth of a command.

b. concrete, מוֺצָאֵי גּוֺלָה Ezekiel 12:4 goings forth of exile, i.e. those going forth into exile (in simile).

c. way out, exit: concrete, of chambers in temple Ezekiel 42:11; Ezekiel 43:11 (opposed to מוֺבָאָיו); מוֺצָאֵי הַמִּקְדָּשׁ Ezekiel 44:5 (opposed to מְבוֺא הַבַּיִת).

2 that which goes forth:

a. utteranc of mouth or lips (especially of solemn or formal speech), ׳מוֺצָא פִייֿ Deuteronomy 8:3; ׳שְׂפָתַי מ Jeremiah 17:16; Psalm 89:35; so Deuteronomy 23:24; Numbers 30:13 (P).

b. export of horses 1 Kings 10:23 2Chronicles 1:16.

3 place of going forth:

a. source or spring of water 2 Kings 2:21; Isaiah 58:11 (in simile) Psalm 107:33 ("" נְהָרוֺת), Psalm 107:35 ("" אֲגַםמֿים) = Isaiah 41:18 ("" id.); מוֺצָא מֵימֵי גִיחוֺן הָעֶלְיוֺן2Chronicles 32:30.

b. place of departure of Israel on marchNum 2 Chronicles 33:2 (twice in verse) (P).

c. מוֺצָא = east (place of sun's going forth) Psalm 75:7 (opposed to מַעֲרָב); zeugmatically, Psalm 65:9 מוֺצָאֵי בֹּקֶר וָעֶרֶב i.e. the east and the west (compare the two Orients, Qor 43:37).

d. place whence silver comes = mine Job 28:1; וּלְהַצְמִיחַ מֹצָא דֶשֶׁא Job 38:27 and to cause the growing-place (others, the growth) of young grass to sprout.

brought out, bud, that which came out, east, going forth, goings out, outgoing

Or motsai {mo-tsaw'}; from yatsa'; a going forth, i.e. (the act) an egress, or (the place) an exit; hence, a source or product; specifically, dawn, the rising of the sun (the East), exportation, utterance, a gate, a fountain, a mine, a meadow (as producing grass) -- brought out, bud, that which came out, east, going forth, goings out, that which (thing that) is gone out, outgoing, proceeded out, spring, vein, (water-)course (springs).

see HEBREW yatsa'

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