BDB4868 [H4900]

מָשַׁךְ verb draw, drag (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic מְשַׁח (rare) be extended, also conduct, take, Syriac is be dry, shrivelled (of fruit., etc.); Ethiopic bend (the bow); Arabic grasp and hold I. Frey; IV. Frey Lane; compare also Assyrian mašku, skin (perhaps also march DlHWB 431), Arabic id., Aramaic , מַשְׁכָּא id.); —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular ׳מ 1Kgs 22:34 + 2 t., וּמָשַׁךְ consecutive Job 24:22 3 feminine singular מָֽשְׁכָה Deut 21:3, etc.; Imperfect יִמְשׁוֺךְ Job 21:33 וַיִּמְשֹׁךְ Judg 20:37 2 masculine singular suffix תִּמְשְׁכֵנִי Ps 28:3 1 singular suffix אֶמְשְׁכֵם Hos 11:4, etc.; Imperative מְשֹׁךְ Ps 36:11, suffix מָשְׁכֵנִי Song 1:4 masculine plural מִשְׁכוּ Exod 12:21, מָשְׁכוּ Ezek 32:20 Infinitive construct מְשֹׁךְ Exod 19:13; Josh 6:5, לִמְשׁוֺךְ Eccl 2:3 Participle משֵׁךְ Amos 9:13; Ps 109:12 plural משְׁכִים Judg 5:14 construct משְׁכֵי Isa 5:18; Isa 66:19
1. draw and lift out of (מִן), with accusative of person, וַיִּמְשְׁכוּ וַיַּעֲלוּ אֶתיֿוֺסֵף מִן הַבּוֺר Gen 37:28 (E), so Jeremiah (+ בַּחֲבָלִים, ב instrumental) Jer 38:13 compare תִּמְשֹׁךְ לִוְיָתָן בְּחַכָּה Job 40:25 draw, drag along משְׁכֵי עָוֺן בְּחַבְלֵי הֵשָּׁוְא Isa 5:18 (figurative); בְּמָשְׁכוֺ בְּרִשְׁתּוֺ Ps 10:9 (figurative of wicked catching and dragging the poor); draw, lead along (with hostile purpose) with accusative of person Judg 4:7 (subject ׳י; + אֶלֿ person and thing); lead or drag off (to doom, subject ׳י) Ps 28:3 (compare Ps 26:9); similarly, or = draw down to death, ׳מָשְׁכוּ אוֺתָהּ וגו Ezek 32:20 (si vera lectio; reference to fall of Egypt), but read perhaps a form of שׁכב for משׁכו, ᵐ5 Co Berthol, compare Sm.; absolute, subject heifer, מָֽשְׁכָה בְּעוֺל Deut 21:3 (ב instrumental); draw, lead (in love), (figurative, subject ׳י) בְּחַבְלֵי אָדָם אֶמְשְׁכֵם Hos 11:4, compare Jer 31:3 (al. as 5 below)
2. draw the bow, בַּקֶּשֶׁת ׳מ 1Kgs 22:34 = 2Chr 18:33, but ׳משְׁכֵי ק Isa 66:19 (where text dubious, ᵐ5 Μοσοχ καὶ εἰς(θΩβελ), so Lo StaJavan 8 Du CheHpt, — not Gr CheComm Di).
3. proceed, march (compare German ziehen) וּמָשַׁכְתָָּ֫ בְּהַר תָּבוֺר Judg 4:6 compare Judg 20:37 (absolute), Job 21:33 (אַחֲרָיו); so also (perhaps) Exod 12:21 proceed (i.e. forthwith), and take you a sheep; and probably משְׁכִים בְּשֵׁבֶט Judg 5:14 those marching with the staff, etc. (most under
2. drawing with, i.e. wielding).
4. draw out a sound, give a sound, בִּמְשֹׁךְ הַיֹּבֵל Exod 19:13 (E) when the ram ('s horn) sounds, בְּקֶרֶן ׳הַיֹּבֵל בִּמ Josh 6:5 (JE).
5. draw out, prolong, continue, מְשֹׁח חַסְדְּךָ לְֹידְעֶיךָ Ps 36:10 prolong, continue thy kindness to them that know thee; אַליְֿהִי לוֺ משֵׁךְ חֶסֶד Ps 109:12 (so possibly מְשַׁכְתִּיךָ חָ֑סֶד Jer 31:3 I have prolonged kindness to thee, compare Ryle Neh 9:30 and elsewhere as 1 above); compare עֲלֶיהֶם שָׁנִים ׳וַתִּמ רַבּוֺת Neh 9:30 (חֶסֶד omitted); אַפְּךָ לְדֹר וָדֹר ׳תִּמ Neh 85:6 (|| הַלְעוֺלָם תֶּאֱנַף בָּנוּ); אַבִּירִים בְּכֹחוֺ ׳וּמ Job 24:22 i.e. he (God) prolongeth the life of the mighty (Du draggeth them off, as Ps 28:3 1 above, — reading also אֹבְּדִים for ׳אַבּ with ᵐ5 Bi); compare
Niph`al 6. trail seed (draw along in sowing) Amos 9:13 (opposed to דָֹּרֵךְ עֲנָבִים; compare מֶשֶׁךְ below)
7. (late) cheer (draw, attract, gratify) בַּיַּיִן ׳מ אֶתבְּֿשָׂרִי Eccl 2:3, — so De (who cites Late Hebrew, Chag14 a) Now Wild. — מָשַׁךְ יָדוֺ אֶתלֹּֿצֲצִים Hos 7:5 is difficult, ᵐ5 AV RV he stretcheth out his hand with, maketh common cause with, is hardly possibly, text probably corrupt We Now. Niph`al Imperfect 3 masculine plural לֹא יִמָּשֵׁ֑כוּ Isa 13:22 they shall not be prolonged (days of Babylon); 3 feminine singular לֹא תִּמָּשֵׁךְ Ezek 12:25; Ezek 12:28 it shall not be postponed. Pu`al Participle long drawn out: מְמֻשָּׁךְ Isa 18:2; Isa 18:7 of persons, = tall; תֹּחֶלֶת מְמֻשָּׁכָה Prov 13:12 hope postponed, deferred.

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