meod: muchness, force, abundanceOriginal Word: מְאֹד
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (meh-ode')
Short Definition: very
from an unused word
muchness, force, abundance
abundantly (1), all (1), almost (1), badly (3), carefully (1), closely (1), diligent (1), diligently (3), enough (1), especially (1), exceeding (1), exceedingly (14), exceedingly* (3), excessive (1), extremely* (1), far (1), firmly (1), fully (1), great (16), great abundance (1), greatly (52), greatly* (1), hard (1), harder* (1), highly (4), immense (1), louder (1), measure (2), might (2), more (2), more* (1), most (1), much* (1), quickly (1), richly (1), serious* (1), severely (1), so (2), so much (1), sorely (1), strongly (1), swiftly (1), too (2), utterly (1), utterly* (3), very (139), very well (1), very* (2), violently (1), violently* (1), well (2).
מְאֹד noun masculine muchness, force, abundance, exceedingly (compare Assyrian mu'du, abundance, HomZMG 1878, 711 ('treasures ana mu'di, in abundance') DlHWB 399): —
1 force, might, Deuteronomy 6:5 וּבְכָלמְֿאֹדֶ֑ךָ and with all thy might; hence 2 Kings 23:25.
2 in different idioms (298 t.) to express the idea of exceedingly, greatly, very (whether of magnitude or degree):
a. (so mostly) as adverb accusative, qualifying both adjectives and obs., Genesis 1:31 טוֺב מְאֹד good exceedingly, Genesis 4:5 וַיִּחַד לְקַיִן מְאֹד and Cain was wroth exceedingly, Genesis 7:18 מְאֹד וַיִּרְבּוּ הַמַּיִם וַיִּגְבְּרוּ, Genesis 12:14; Genesis 13:2 בַּמִּקְנֶה מְאֹד כָּבֵד וְאַבְרָם, Genesis 13:13 מאד ׳חַטָּאִים לי, Genesis 18:20; Genesis 19:3,9; Genesis 21:11; Genesis 24:16,35, + often, Psalm 46:2 נִמְצָא מְאֹד עֶזְרָה בְצָרוֺת as a help in troubles, to be found (= present) exceedingly; with an infinitive Isaiah 47:9 בְּעָצְמַת חֲבָרַיִח מְאֹד despite of thy spells being very numerous, Joshua 9:13 מֵרֹב הַדֶּרֶךְ מְאֹד, 1 Kings 7:47; הַרְבֵּה מְאֹד Genesis 15:1; Genesis 41:49; Deuteronomy 3:5 +, for which in the later language is found לָרֹב מְאֹד Zechariah 14:14; 2Chronicles 4:18; 9:9 (in 1 Kings 10:10 הַרְבֵּה מְאֹד); 2 Chronicles 24:24; 30:13, and even לְהַרְבֵּה מְאֹד2Chronicles 11:12; 16:8. מְאֹד is not usually separated from the word it qualifies by more than one or two words (as Genesis 20:8 האנשׁים מאד וייראו, Numbers 11:10 מאד ׳ויחר אף י); see, however, Deuteronomy 30:14; Judges 12:2; 2 Samuel 12:5; 1 Kings 11:19; Psalm 31:12. It precedes its verb, Psalm 47:10 מְאֹד נַעֲלָה (hence Psalm 97:9), Psalm 92:6.
b. עַדמְֿאֹד up to abundance, to a great degree, exceedingly, Genesis 27:33 חֲדָדָה גְּדֹלָה ׳עַדמֿ, Genesis 27:34; 1 Samuel 11:15 ׳וישׂמח ֗֗֗ עד מ, 1 Samuel 25:36 וְהוּא ׳שִׁכֹּר עַדמֿ, 2 Samuel 2:17; 1 Kings 1:4; Isaiah 64:8 (compare Lamentations 5:22), Lamentations 5:11; Psalm 38:7; Psalm 38:9; Psalm 119:8; Psalm 119:43; Psalm 119:51; Psalm 119:107; Daniel 8:8; Daniel 11:25.
c. עַדלִֿמְאֹד (see עַד לְ) 2 Chronicles 16:14.
d. duplicated (Ges§ 113k), Genesis 7:19 ׳מ ׳וְהַמַּיִם גָָּֽבְרוּ מ, Genesis 30:43; Numbers 14:7; 1 Kings 7:47; 2 Kings 10:4; Ezekiel 37:10.
e. בִּמְאֹד מְאֹד literally with muchness, muchness, Genesis 17:2,6,20; Exodus 1:7 (all P), Ezekiel 9:9; Ezekiel 16:13. diligently, especially, exceedingly, far, fast, good, greatly, louder and louder,
From the same as 'uwd; properly, vehemence, i.e. (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication, wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated) -- diligently, especially, exceeding(-ly), far, fast, good, great(-ly), X louder and louder, might(-ily, -y), (so) much, quickly, (so) sore, utterly, very (+ much, sore), well.
see HEBREW 'uwd בִּמְאֹ֣ד בִּמְאֹ֥ד במאד לִמְאֹֽד׃ למאד׃ מְ֝אֹ֗ד מְ֭אֹד מְּאֹ֑ד מְאֹ֑ד מְאֹ֔ד מְאֹ֖ד מְאֹ֗ד מְאֹ֛ד מְאֹ֜ד מְאֹ֡ד מְאֹ֣ד מְאֹ֤ד מְאֹ֥ד מְאֹֽד׃ מְאֹד֒ מְאֹד֔וֹ מְאֹד֙ מְאֹד֮ מְאֹדֶֽךָ׃ מְאֹד־ מאד מאד־ מאד׃ מאדו מאדך׃ bim’ōḏ bim·’ōḏ bimOd lim’ōḏ lim·’ōḏ limOd mə’ōḏ mə’ōḏ- mə’ōḏeḵā mə’ōḏōw mə·’ō·ḏe·ḵā mə·’ō·ḏōw mə·’ōḏ mə·’ōḏ- meOd meoDecha meoDo
Strong's Hebrew 3966
bim·’ōḏ — 6 Occ.
lim·’ōḏ — 1 Occ.
mə·’ōḏ — 291 Occ.
mə·’ō·ḏe·ḵā — 1 Occ.
mə·’ō·ḏōw — 1 Occ.
BIB: וְהִנֵּה־ ט֖וֹב מְאֹ֑ד וַֽיְהִי־ עֶ֥רֶב
NAS: and behold, it was very good.
KJV: he had made, and, behold, [it was] very good.
INT: and behold good very and there was evening
BIB: וַיִּ֤חַר לְקַ֙יִן֙ מְאֹ֔ד וַֽיִּפְּל֖וּ פָּנָֽיו׃
NAS: became very angry
KJV: And Cain was very wroth,
INT: became Cain very fell and his countenance
BIB: הַמַּ֛יִם וַיִּרְבּ֥וּ מְאֹ֖ד עַל־ הָאָ֑רֶץ
NAS: and increased greatly upon the earth,
KJV: and were increased greatly upon the earth;
INT: the water and increased greatly upon the earth
BIB: וְהַמַּ֗יִם גָּ֥בְר֛וּ מְאֹ֥ד מְאֹ֖ד עַל־
NAS: prevailed more and more
INT: the water prevailed more and more upon
BIB: גָּ֥בְר֛וּ מְאֹ֥ד מְאֹ֖ד עַל־ הָאָ֑רֶץ
NAS: more and more upon the earth,
INT: prevailed more and more upon the earth
BIB: יָפָ֥ה הִ֖וא מְאֹֽד׃
NAS: saw that the woman was very beautiful.
KJV: the woman that she [was] very fair.
INT: beautiful he was very
BIB: וְאַבְרָ֖ם כָּבֵ֣ד מְאֹ֑ד בַּמִּקְנֶ֕ה בַּכֶּ֖סֶף
NAS: Now Abram was very rich in livestock,
KJV: And Abram [was] very rich in cattle,
INT: now Abram rich was very livestock silver
BIB: וְחַטָּאִ֑ים לַיהוָ֖ה מְאֹֽד׃
NAS: were wicked exceedingly and sinners
KJV: before the LORD exceedingly.
INT: and sinners the LORD exceedingly
BIB: שְׂכָרְךָ֖ הַרְבֵּ֥ה מְאֹֽד׃
NAS: to you; Your reward shall be very great.
KJV: I [am] thy shield, [and] thy exceeding great
INT: your reward great shall be very
BIB: וְאַרְבֶּ֥ה אוֹתְךָ֖ בִּמְאֹ֥ד מְאֹֽד׃
NAS: Me and you, And I will multiply you exceedingly.
INT: between will multiply exceedingly exceedingly
BIB: אוֹתְךָ֖ בִּמְאֹ֥ד מְאֹֽד׃
INT: will multiply exceedingly exceedingly
BIB: וְהִפְרֵתִ֤י אֹֽתְךָ֙ בִּמְאֹ֣ד מְאֹ֔ד וּנְתַתִּ֖יךָ
NAS: I will make you exceedingly fruitful,
INT: will make exceedingly exceedingly will make
BIB: אֹֽתְךָ֙ בִּמְאֹ֣ד מְאֹ֔ד וּנְתַתִּ֖יךָ לְגוֹיִ֑ם
INT: will make exceedingly exceedingly will make nations
BIB: וְהִרְבֵּיתִ֥י אֹת֖וֹ בִּמְאֹ֣ד מְאֹ֑ד שְׁנֵים־
NAS: and will multiply him exceedingly. He shall become the father
INT: and will make and will multiply exceedingly exceedingly both
BIB: אֹת֖וֹ בִּמְאֹ֣ד מְאֹ֑ד שְׁנֵים־ עָשָׂ֤ר
INT: and will multiply exceedingly exceedingly both ten
BIB: כִּ֥י כָבְדָ֖ה מְאֹֽד׃
NAS: and their sin is exceedingly grave.
KJV: and because their sin is very grievous;
INT: is indeed grave is exceedingly
BIB: וַיִּפְצַר־ בָּ֣ם מְאֹ֔ד וַיָּסֻ֣רוּ אֵלָ֔יו
NAS: Yet he urged them strongly, so they turned aside
KJV: And he pressed upon them greatly; and they turned in
INT: urged strongly turned to him
BIB: בָאִ֤ישׁ בְּלוֹט֙ מְאֹ֔ד וַֽיִּגְּשׁ֖וּ לִשְׁבֹּ֥ר
NAS: them. So they pressed hard against Lot
KJV: with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man,
INT: against Lot hard and came to break
BIB: וַיִּֽירְא֥וּ הָאֲנָשִׁ֖ים מְאֹֽד׃
NAS: and the men were greatly frightened.
KJV: and the men were sore afraid.
INT: frightened and the men were greatly
BIB: וַיֵּ֧רַע הַדָּבָ֛ר מְאֹ֖ד בְּעֵינֵ֣י אַבְרָהָ֑ם
NAS: Abraham greatly because
KJV: And the thing was very grievous
INT: distressed the matter greatly sight Abraham
BIB: טֹבַ֤ת מַרְאֶה֙ מְאֹ֔ד בְּתוּלָ֕ה וְאִ֖ישׁ
NAS: The girl was very beautiful, a virgin,
KJV: And the damsel [was] very fair
INT: beautiful upon was very A virgin man
BIB: אֶת־ אֲדֹנִ֛י מְאֹ֖ד וַיִּגְדָּ֑ל וַיִּתֶּן־
NAS: The LORD has greatly blessed
KJV: my master greatly; and he is become great:
INT: blessed my master has greatly has become has given
BIB: כִּֽי־ גָדַ֖ל מְאֹֽד׃
NAS: until he became very wealthy;
KJV: and grew until he became very great:
INT: for became very
BIB: עָצַֽמְתָּ־ מִמֶּ֖נּוּ מְאֹֽד׃
NAS: Go away from us, for you are too powerful
KJV: Go from us; for thou art much mightier
INT: powerful at are too
BIB: גְּדֹלָ֣ה עַד־ מְאֹד֒ וַיֹּ֡אמֶר מִֽי־
INT: very against diligently and said Who