4692. matsor or matsur
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matsor or matsur: siege enclosure, siege, entrenchment
Original Word: מָצוֹר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: matsor or matsur
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-tsore')
Short Definition: siege

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from tsur
siege enclosure, siege, entrenchment
NASB Translation
besieged (3), defense (1), fortified (1), fortress (1), rampart (1), siege (17), siegeworks (1).

מָצוֺר noun [masculine] siege-enclosure, siege, entrenchment; — always ׳מ absolute, except construct מְצוֺר Ezekiel 4:7 suffix מְצוּרֶ֑ךָ Ezekiel 4:8; —

1 siege שָׂם עָלֵינוּ ׳מ Micah 4:14 he hath laid siege to us, compare ׳וְנָתַתָּ֫ עָלֶיהָ מ Ezekiel 4:2; ׳בּוֺא בַמּ is come into a state of siege Deuteronomy 20:19; 2 Kings 24:10; 2 Kings 25:2; Jeremiah 52:5, compare ׳וְהָֽיְתָה בַמּ Ezekiel 4:3; ׳יוֺשֶׁבֶת֯י בַּמּ Jeremiah 10:17; ׳מְצוֺר יְרו Ezekiel 4:7 siege of Jerusalem, but also ׳עַליְֿרו׳מ Zechariah 12:2; ׳יְמֵי מ of duration of siege Ezekiel 4:8; Ezekiel 5:2; ׳מֵי מ Nahum 3:14 water for a siege; in phrase וּבְמָצוֺק ׳בְּמ in the siege and stress Deuteronomy 28:53,55,57; Jeremiah 19:9.

2 enclosure, i.e. siege-works Deuteronomy 20:20; late = ram-part Zechariah 9:3, ׳עִיר מ entrenched city Psalm 31:22 (al. besieged), Psalm 60:11 ("" Psalm 108:11 מִבְצָר ׳ע), compare 2 Chronicles 8:5; ׳עָרִים לְמ2Chronicles 11:5, בִּירוּשָׁלַם ׳ישְׁבִים בְּמ2Chronicles 32:10; ׳מ Habakkuk 2:1 according to most ("" מִשְׁמֶרֶת); but We derives from נצר, i.e. watch-tower, Now conjectures מִצְמֶּה (compare וַאֲצַמֶּה following); > Buhl conjectures ֯׃מְצָד ׳מ

proper name, of a territory.

besieged, bulwark, defense, fenced, fortress, siege, strong hold, tower

Or matsuwr {maw-tsoor'}; from tsuwr; something hemming in, i.e. (objectively) a mound (of besiegers), (abstractly) a siege, (figuratively) distress; or (subjectively) a fastness -- besieged, bulwark, defence, fenced, fortress, siege, strong (hold), tower.

see HEBREW tsuwr

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