מִטָּה noun feminine couch, bed (place of reclining; מטותם
[Eccl 48:6]); — absolute מִטָּה [Amos 3:12] + 14 t.; construct מִטַּת [2Kgs 4:21] suffix מִטָּתִי [Ps 6:7], מִטָּתֶ֑ךָ [Exod 7:28], מִטָּתוֺ [2Sam 4:7] + 6 t.; plural מִטּוֺת absolute [2Kgs 11:2]; [2Chr 22:11], construct [Amos 6:4]; [Esth 1:6] — couch, bed, common article of furniture [2Kgs 4:10], compare v [2Kgs 4:21] v [2Kgs 4:32]; [1Kgs 17:19], for repose, especially at night, or in illness [Gen 47:31] (J; ׳ראֹשׁ הַמּ), compare [Gen 48:2] (J), [Gen 49:33] (P), [Ps 6:7]; [Prov 26:14]; [2Chr 24:25] (probably), and for sitting, or reclining by day [1Sam 28:23]; [1Kgs 21:4] ׳פְּאַת מ [Amos 3:12] seat of King Solomon [Song 3:7] in bed-chamber (חֲדַר מִשְׁכָּב) [Exod 7:28] (J), [2Sam 4:7] sometimes portable [1Sam 19:15] compare v [1Sam 19:13] v [1Sam 19:16], hence = bier [2Sam 3:31] sometimes high [2Kgs 1:4]; [2Kgs 1:6]; [2Kgs 1:16] (עָלָה שָׁם opposed to יָרַד מִן); sometimes costly, (with frames) of ivory [Amos 6:4] for reclining at feasts, made of gold and silver [Esth 1:6] compare כְּבוּדָּה ׳מ [Ezek 23:41] glorious couch; חֲדַר הַמִּטּוֺת [2Kgs 11:2] = [2Chr 22:11] (see חֶדֶר). — compare also מִשְׁכָּב (שׁכב), עֶרֶשׂ.
The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon
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