H4100 מה מ־ מ־ מה מה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number


מה מ־ מ־ מה מה
mâh mah mâ ma meh
maw, mah, maw, mah, meh
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what ? (including how ?, why ? and when ?); but also exclamations like what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational sneses

KJV Usage: how (long, oft, [-soever]), [no-] thing, what (end, good, purpose, thing), whereby (-fore, -in, -to, -with), (for) why.


Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

מה מ־ מ־ מה מה
interr pron
1. what, how, of what kind
a. (interrogative)
1. what?
2. of what kind
3. what? (rhetorical)
4. whatsoever, whatever, what
b. (adverb)
1. how, how now
2. why
3. how! (exclamation)
c. (with prep)
1. wherein?, whereby?, wherewith?, by what means?
2. because of what?
3. the like of what? 1c
d. how much?, how many?, how often? 1c
e. for how long?
1. for what reason?, why?, to what purpose?
2. until when?, how long?, upon what?, wherefore? indef pron
2. anything, aught, what may
Origin: a primitive particle
TWOT: 1149
Parts of Speech:

View how H4100 מה מ־ מ־ מה מה is used in the Bible

27 occurrences of H4100 מה מ־ מ־ מה מה

Genesis 4:10
Genesis 15:8
Genesis 18:13
Genesis 20:10
Genesis 27:45
Genesis 27:46
Genesis 33:15
Genesis 47:8
Numbers 23:8
Joshua 7:25
Judges 6:15
Judges 8:1
1 Samuel 14:38
1 Samuel 19:3
2 Samuel 1:4
2 Samuel 18:22
Job 7:19
Job 30:2
Psalms 78:40
Proverbs 9:13
Song of Songs 1:7
Isaiah 1:11
Jeremiah 5:19
Lamentations 2:13
Amos 5:18
Zechariah 2:2
Malachi 2:14

Corresponding Greek Words

maddai G2425 hikanos
mah G4169 poios
mah G5101 tis
mah eten G155 aitema
mah ,meh G3029 lian
meh G5101 tis
kammeh G2425 hikanos *
lamah G5101 tis *
mahem G5101 tis *