H4549 מסס - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to liquefy; figuratively to waste (with disease), to faint (with fatigue, fear or grief)

KJV Usage: discourage, faint, be loosed, melt (away), refuse, X utterly.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to dissolve, melt
a. (Qal) to waste away
b. (Niphal)
1. to melt, vanish, drop off, melt away
2. to faint, grow fearful (fig.)
3. wasted, worthless (participle)
c. (Hiphil) to cause to melt
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1223
Parts of Speech: Verb

to melt
1) to dissolve, melt
1a) (Qal) to waste away
1b) (Niphal)
1b1) to melt, vanish, drop off, melt away
1b2) to faint, grow fearful (fig.)
1b3) wasted, worthless (participle)
1c) (Hiphil) to cause to melt

View how H4549 מסס is used in the Bible

21 occurrences of H4549 מסס

Exodus 16:21 it melted.
Deuteronomy 1:28 have discouraged
Deuteronomy 20:8 should faint
Joshua 2:11 did melt,
Joshua 5:1 melted,
Joshua 7:5 melted,
Judges 15:14 loosed
1 Samuel 15:9 and refuse,
2 Samuel 17:10 shall utterly
2 Samuel 17:10 melt:
Psalms 22:14 it is melted
Psalms 68:2 melteth
Psalms 97:5 melted
Psalms 112:10 and melt away:
Isaiah 10:18 fainteth.
Isaiah 13:7 shall melt:
Isaiah 19:1 shall melt
Isaiah 34:3 shall be melted
Ezekiel 21:7 shall melt,
Micah 1:4 shall be melted
Nahum 2:10 melteth,

Distinct usage

2 melted,
2 shall be melted
1 it melted.
1 have discouraged
1 should faint
1 loosed
1 shall utterly
1 melt:
1 it is melted
1 and melt away:
1 shall melt:
1 shall melt
1 shall melt,
1 did melt,
1 fainteth.
1 and refuse,
1 melteth
1 melteth,
1 melted

Corresponding Greek Words

masas hi. G868 aph istemi
masas ni. G1026 brecho
masas ni. G1168 deiliao
masas ni. G1262 dia luo
masas ni. G1839 ex istemi
masas ni. G2274 hettao
masas ni. G2352 thrauo
masas ni. G4422 ptoeo
masas ni. G4531 saleuo
masas ni. G5080 teko

Related words

H4549 מסס

H4522 מס מס mas mis
מס מס
mas mis
mas, mees
From H4549; properly a burden (as causing to faint), that is, a tax in the form of forced labor

KJV Usage: discomfited, levy, task [-master], tribute (-tary).

H4523 מס mâs
From H4549; fainting, that is, (figuratively) disconsolate

KJV Usage: is afflicted.

H4530 מסּה missâh
From H4549 (in the sense of flowing); abundance, that is, (adverbially) liberally

KJV Usage: tribute.

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