4682. matstsah
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matstsah: unleavened bread or cake
Original Word: מַצָּה
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Transliteration: matstsah
Phonetic Spelling: (mats-tsaw')
Short Definition: bread

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from matsats
unleavened bread or cake
NASB Translation
unleavened (15), Unleavened Bread (10), unleavened bread (25), unleavened cakes (3).

I. מַצָּה noun feminine unleavened bread, or cake(s); — absolute ׳מ Leviticus 2:5; Leviticus 8:26 (אַחַת ׳חַלַּת מ), Numbers 6:19 (id.), Numbers 6:19; usually plural מַצּוֺת Exodus 12:15 44t.; מַצֹּת Exodus 12:18 3t; — unleavened bread, prepared in form of לֶחֶם Exodus 29:2; חַלָּה Exodus 29:2 4t. P; רקיקים Exodus 29:2; 1 Chronicles 23:29 4t. P; עגּה Exodus 12:39; used at ordinary meals (prepared hastily): ׳אפה מ Genesis 19:3 (J), Exodus 12:39 (J), 1 Samuel 28:24; probably also Judges 6:19,20,21 (twice in verse); elsewhere at sacrificial meals, e.g. ritual peace-offerings Leviticus 2:4 (twice in verse); Leviticus 2:5; Leviticus 6:9; Leviticus 7:12 (twice in verse); Leviticus 10:12; consecration of priesthood Exodus 29:2 (3 t. in verse); Exodus 29:23; Leviticus 8:2,26,26; at peace-offering of Nazirite Numbers 6:15 (twice in verse); Numbers 6:17,19 (twice in verse); at Passover Exodus 12:8; Numbers 9:11 (all P); especially at feast of unleavened bread [cakes] for 7 days after Passover ׳שׁמר חג המ Exodus 23:15 (E), Exodus 34:18 (J); ׳שׁסר מ Exodus 12:17 (P), עשׂה ׳חג (ה)מ2Chronicles 30:13,21; 35:17; Ezra 6:22; ׳בחג המ Deuteronomy 16:16; 2Chronicles 8:13; ׳לי ׳חג המ Leviticus 23:6. During these seven days all Israel ate מצות Exodus 12:15,18,20 (P), Exodus 23:15 (E), Exodus 13:6,7; Exodus 34:18 (J), Leviticus 23:6; Numbers 28:17 (P), Deuteronomy 16:3,8; Joshua 5:11; Ezekiel 45:21. — 2 Kings 23:9 read probably מִצְוֺת or מִנָיוֺת for ᵑ0 ׳מ (אכל); so Gei Kue Kmp Bu.

[מָצֻק] see מָצוּק below II. צוק

[מְצֻקָה] see מצוּקָה below I. צוק

[מֻצֶ֫קֶת] see ׳מוּצ below יצק. מֵצַר see I. צרר.

מצר (√ of following)

unleaved bread, cake, without leaven

From matsats in the sense of greedily devouring for sweetness; properly, sweetness; concretely, sweet (i.e. Not soured or bittered with yeast); specifically, an unfermented cake or loaf, or (elliptically) the festival of Passover (because no leaven was then used) -- unleaved (bread, cake), without leaven.

see HEBREW matsats

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