4966. mathoq or mathuq
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mathoq or mathuq: sweet, sweetness
Original Word: מָתוֹק
Part of Speech: Adjective; noun masculine
Transliteration: mathoq or mathuq
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-thoke')
Short Definition: sweet

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from mathoq
sweet, sweetness
NASB Translation
pleasant (2), something sweet (1), sweet (7), sweeter (2).

מָתוֺק adjective sweet, and

noun [masculine] sweetness (on form see Lag BN 30, 60, compare BaNB 13, 36); — absolute ׳מ Judges 14:14 9t.; feminine מְתוּקָה Ecclesiastes 5:11; plural מְתוּקִים Psalm 19:11; —

1 sweet, of honey Judges 14:14 (where ׳מ = substantive a sweet thing), Judges 14:18 (both Samson's riddle), Proverbs 24:13; so = sweetness, Ezekiel 3:3; more Generally, ׳כָּלמַֿר מ Proverbs 27:7 every bitter thing is sweet to one hungry; figurative Psalm 19:11 (God's commandments, sweeter than honey), compare Proverbs 16:24 (simile of pleasant words) לְחִכִּי ׳וּפִרְיוֺ מ Songs 2:3 (i.e his caresses); לְמָ֑ר ׳וּמ ׳שָׂמִים מַר לְמ Isaiah 5:20 making bitter into sweet and sweet into bitter (obscuring moral distinctions; "" הָאֹמְרִים לָרַע טוֺב וְלַטּוֺב רָ֑ע).

2 = pleasant, sleep of the toiler Ecclesiastes 5:11; light Ecclesiastes 1:17 ("" טוֺב לַעֵינַיִם לִרְאוֺת אֶתהַֿשֶּׁמֶשׁ).


Or mathuwq {maw-thook'}; from mathaq; sweet -- sweet(-er, -ness).

see HEBREW mathaq

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