3971. mum
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mum: blemish, defect
Original Word: מְאוּם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: mum
Phonetic Spelling: (moom)
Short Definition: defect

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
blemish, defect
NASB Translation
defect (1), spot (1).

מאוּם noun masculineJob 31:7 blemish, defect (for מְאוּם, which, although found only late, is (si vera lectio) apparently original form, .Köii. 146); — ׳מ absolute:

1 of physical defect Daniel 1:4.

2 figurative ׳בְּכַמַּי דָּבַק מ Job 31:7 of moral stain; usually


noun masculineLeviticus 21:17 (= foregoing; quiescent א omitted) (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic מוּמָא, ); — absolute ׳מ Leviticus 21:17 16t.; suffix מוּמוֺ Proverbs 9:7; מוּמָם Deuteronomy 32:5; — blemish, defect (chiefly H):

1 physical,

a. in man, as excluding from priestly service, Leviticus 21:17,18,21 (twice in verse); Leviticus 21:23; disfiguring man 2 Samuel 14:25, woman Songs 4:7; (in all בְּ ׳היה מ); as caused by man upon man Leviticus 24:19,20.

b. in beast (reference to sacrifice) Leviticus 22:20,21,25; Numbers 19:2; Deuteronomy 15:21 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 17:1 (in all בְּ ׳היה מ).

2 figurative of moral blemish Deuteronomy 32:5 (but text very dubious, compare Dr); תִּשָּׂא פָנֶיךָ מִמּוּם Job 11:15; of shame of repulse Proverbs 9:7 ׅ "" (קָלוֺן.

blemish, blot, spot

Usually muwm {moom}; as if passive participle from an unused root probably meaning to stain; a blemish (physically or morally) -- blemish, blot, spot.

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