מטּרה מטּרא 


mattara'; mat-taw-raw' or mattarah



Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5201

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1356a

KJV Translation Count — 16x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: prison (13), mark (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. guard, ward, prison, mark, target
a. guard, ward, prison
b. target, mark (fig. of chastisement)

Strong's Definitions

mattara', mat-taw-raw'; or mattarah, mat-tawraw'; from 5201; a jail (as a guard-house); also an aim (as being closely watched): — mark, prison.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And I will shoot three arrows on the side thereof, as though I shot at a H4307.


Palal the son of Uzai, over against the turning of the wall, and the tower which lieth out from the king's high house, that was by the court of the H4307. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh.


And from above the gate of Ephraim, and above the old gate, and above the fish gate, and the tower of Hananeel, and the tower of Meah, even unto the sheep gate: and they stood still in the H4307 gate.


I was at ease, but he hath broken me asunder: he hath also taken me by my neck, and shaken me to pieces, and set me up for his H4307.


For then the king of Babylon's army besieged Jerusalem: and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the court of the H4307, which was in the king of Judah's house.


So Hanameel mine uncle's son came to me in the court of the H4307 according to the word of the LORD, and said unto me, Buy my field, I pray thee, that is in Anathoth, which is in the country of Benjamin: for the right of inheritance is thine, and the redemption is thine; buy it for thyself. Then I knew that this was the word of the LORD.


And I gave the evidence of the purchase unto Baruch the son of Neriah, the son of Maaseiah, in the sight of Hanameel mine uncle's son, and in the presence of the witnesses that subscribed the book of the purchase, before all the Jews that sat in the court of the H4307.


Moreover the word of the LORD came unto Jeremiah the second time, while he was yet shut up in the court of the H4307, saying,


Then Zedekiah the king commanded that they should commit Jeremiah into the court of the H4307, and that they should give him daily a piece of bread out of the bakers' street, until all the bread in the city were spent. Thus Jeremiah remained in the court of the H4307.


Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah the son of Hammelech, that was in the court of the H4307: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. And in the dungeon there was no water, but mire: so Jeremiah sunk in the mire.