4696. metsach
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metsach: brow, forehead
Original Word: מֵ֫צַח
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: metsach
Phonetic Spelling: (may'-tsakh)
Short Definition: forehead

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
brow, forehead
NASB Translation
forehead (10), foreheads (2), stubborn* (1).

מֵ֫צַח noun masculineExodus 3:8 brow, forehead; — ׳מ absolute Ezekiel 3:7, construct Exodus 28:28; Jeremiah 3:3; suffix מִצְחֲךָ Ezekiel 3:8; Isaiah 48:4, מִצְחֶ֑וֺ Ezekiel 3:9; מִצְחוֺ Exodus 28:38 4t.; מִצְחָם Exodus 3:8; plural construct מִצְחוֺת Ezekiel 9:4; — brow, forehead, struck by stone from David's sling 1 Samuel 17:49 (twice in verse); Aaron's forehead Exodus 28:38 (twice in verse); place where leprosy appears 2Chronicles 26:19,20; place for a distinguishing mark or cross Ezekiel 9:4; ׳חִזְקֵימֿ Ezekiel 3:7 the house of Israel are stout of forehead (i.e. obstinate; "" קְשֵׁילֵֿב), compare Ezekiel 3:8; so מִצְהֲךָ נְחוּשָׁה Isaiah 48:4 thy brow (is) brass ("" גִּיד בַּרְזֶל עָרְמֶּ֑ךָ); also of boldness, firmness of prophet Isaiah 48:8, and Isaiah 48:9 (but dele ᵐ5 Co); אִשָּׁה ׳זוֺנָה הָיָה לָךְ מ Jeremiah 3:3, i.e. thou wast shameless ("" מֵאַנְתְּ הִכָּלֵם).

brow, forehead, impudent

From an unused root meaning to be clear, i.e. Conspicuous; the forehead (as open and prominent) -- brow, forehead, + impudent.

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