4979. mattanah
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mattanah: a gift
Original Word: מַתָּנָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: mattanah
Phonetic Spelling: (mat-taw-naw')
Short Definition: gifts

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
fem. of mattan
a gift
NASB Translation
bestowed (1), bribe (1), bribes (1), gift (3), gifts (10), give (1).

I. מַתָּנָה noun feminine gift; — absolute ׳מ Numbers 18:6 4t.; construct מַתְּנַת Deuteronomy 16:17; plural מַתָּנֹת Genesis 25:6 +, construct מַתְּנֹת Exodus 28:38, suffix מַתְּנֹתֵיכֶם Ezekiel 20:31 +, etc.; — gift, Genesis 25:6 (J) Ezekiel 46:16,17; 2Chronicles 21:3; offerings to ׳י Exodus 28:38 (מַתְּנֹת קָדְשֵׁיכֶם), Leviticus 23:38 (distinguished from נֶדֶר and נְדָבָה), Leviticus 18:29 (compare מַתָּנָם Leviticus 18:11; — all P); rejected (idolatrous) offerings Ezekiel 20:26,31,39; אִישׁ כְּמַתְּנַת יָדוֺ Deuteronomy 16:17 each man according to the gift of his hand, i.e. according to his ability; compare בָאָדָם ׳לָקַחְתָּ מ Psalm 68:19 thou (׳י) hast received gifts among men (i.e. either tribute gained by battle, compare Che, or the offerings of those who turn to ׳י Hup-Now; > gifts consisting of men JDMich Hengst Bö Ew DeW); ׳מ used of Levites, as God's gift to Aaron and his sons, Numbers 18:6, whose priesthood is ׳עֲבֹדַת מ Numbers 18:7, i.e. a service which is a gift from God; מַתָּנוֺת לָאֶבְיֹנִים Esther 9:22 gifts to the poor; = bribe Proverbs 15:27; Ecclesiastes 7:7.


Feminine of mattan; a present; specifically (in a good sense), a sacrificial offering, (in a bad sense) a bribe -- gift.

see HEBREW mattan

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