4676. matstsebah
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matstsebah: a pillar, stump
Original Word: מַצֵּבָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: matstsebah
Phonetic Spelling: (mats-tsay-baw')
Short Definition: pillar

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from natsab
a pillar, stump
NASB Translation
obelisks (1), pillar (19), pillars (16), stump (2).

מַצֵּבָה, מַצֶּ֫בֶת noun feminine pillar, maƒƒ¢b¹, stump; — absolute מַצֵּבָה Hosea 3:4 +,מַצֶּ֫בֶת 2 Samuel 18:18 a (read ׳הַמּ ᵐ5 Dr Bu Kit), 2 Samuel 18:18 b Isaiah 6:13, construct מַצְּבַת 2 Kings 3:2; 2 Kings 10:27, מַצֶּ֫בֶת Genesis 35:14,20; suffix מַצַּבְתָּהּ Isaiah 6:13; plural absolute מַצֵּבוֺת 1 Kings 14:28, construct מַצְּבוֺת 2 Kings 10:26, etc.; —

1. a. pillar, as monument, personal memorial 2 Samuel 18:18 (twice in verse).

b. a stone, set up (שׂים, הציב), and anointed as memorial of divine appearance Genesis 28:18,22; Genesis 31:13 (all E), Genesis 35:14 (J); so also Genesis 33:20 (E), where insert ׳מ, or read ׳מ for ᵑ0 מִזְבֵּחַ (We Di NowArchaeology ii.18), set up (שׂים), הרים, חציב in token of an agreement Genesis 31:45,51,52 (twice in verse) (all E); over grave Genesis 35:20 (twice in verse)

c. especially of sacred stones or pillars in connection with altar, erected (בנה) by Moses Exodus 24:4 (E; 12 pillars), Hosea 3:4; Hosea 10:1,2; Isaiah 19:19; conjecture also 2 Kings 12:10 for ᵑ0 מִזְבֵּחַ StaZAW v (1885), 296 NowArchaeology l.c., but dubious, see Benzon the passage; (usually + אֲשֵׁרִים etc.): of Canaanites Exodus 23:24 (E), Exodus 34:13 (J), Deuteronomy 7:5; Deuteronomy 12:3 compare הַבַּלְַ ׳מ 2 Kings 3:2; 2 Kings 10:26,27; Tyre, עֻזֵּךְ ׳מ, Ezekiel 26:11, of obelisks of Heliopolis in Egypt; condemned for Israel by Deuteronomic code, and Deuteronomist redaction of Kings: Deuteronomy 16:22; 2 Kings 14:23; 2 Kings 17:10; 2 Kings 18:4; 2 Kings 23:14; 2Chron 14:2; 2 Chronicles 31:1; compare Micah 5:12; Leviticus 26:1 (H). — On maƒƒ¢b¹ see further NowArchaeology ii.18 f. BenzArchaeology 380 f. DrDeuteronomy 16:21f. WeSkizzen iii.99,165 RSSem.i.184 ff. 437.f; 2d ed. 204 ff. 456 f.; K. 50. **On this see also LagrangeÉtudes Bibl. 197 ff. and review by BauZMG lvii (1903), 830; also GFMEB MASSEBAH StaBib. Theol. i. § 55 OCWhitehouseHast. DB PILLAR. — Judges 9:6 see [ נָצַב] Hoph`al 2. stock, stump of tree Isaiah 6:13 a (in simile), so Isaiah 6:13 b (figurative; but probably strike out as gloss).

garrison, standing image, pillar

Feminine (causatively) participle of natsab; something stationed, i.e. A column or (memorial stone); by analogy, an idol -- garrison, (standing) image, pillar.

see HEBREW natsab

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