H4578 מעה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From an unused root probably meaning to be soft; used only in plural the intestines, or (collectively) the abdomen, figuratively sympathy; by implication a vest; by extension the stomach, the uterus (or of men, the seat of generation), the heart (figuratively)

KJV Usage: belly, bowels, X heart, womb.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. internal organs, inward parts, bowels, intestines, belly
a. inward parts
b. digestive organs
c. organs of procreation, womb
d. place of emotions or distress or love (fig.)
e. external belly
Origin: from an unused root probably meaning to be soft
TWOT: 1227a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H4578 מעה is used in the Bible

30 occurrences of H4578 occurrences of H4578 מעה

Genesis 15:4
Genesis 25:23
Numbers 5:22
Ruth 1:11
2 Samuel 7:12
2 Samuel 16:11
2 Samuel 20:10
2 Chronicles 21:15
2 Chronicles 21:18
2 Chronicles 21:19
2 Chronicles 32:21
Job 20:14
Job 30:27
Psalms 22:14
Psalms 40:8
Psalms 71:6
Song of Songs 5:4
Song of Songs 5:14
Isaiah 16:11
Isaiah 48:19
Isaiah 49:1
Isaiah 63:15
Jeremiah 4:19
Jeremiah 31:20
Lamentations 1:20
Lamentations 2:11
Ezekiel 3:3
Ezekiel 7:19
Jonah 1:17
Jonah 2:1

Corresponding Greek Words

meim G2836 koilia