מצדה מצוּדה מצוּד 


matsuwd; maw-tsood' or (fem.) mtsuwdah metsAooAdaw' or mtsudah



Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

for 4685

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1885g, 1885i

KJV Translation Count — 22x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: fortress (6), hold (6), snare (2), strong hold (1), castle (1), net (1), strong place (1), hunted (1), strong hold (1), fort (1), defence (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. net, prey, net prey
a. net
b. prey
2. fastness, stronghold

Strong's Definitions

matsuwd, maw-tsood'; or (feminine) mtsuwdah, mets-oo-daw'; or mtsudah, mets-oo-daw'; for 4685; a net, or (abstractly) capture; also a fastness; — castle, defense, fort(-ress), (strong) hold, be hunted, net, snare, strong place.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the H4686.


And the prophet Gad said unto David, Abide not in the H4686; depart, and get thee into the land of Judah. Then David departed, and came into the forest of Hareth.


And David sware unto Saul. And Saul went home; but David and his men gat them up unto the H4686.


Nevertheless David took the H4686 H4686 of Zion: the same is the city of David.


So David dwelt in the H4686, and called it the city of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward.


But when the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines came up to seek David; and David heard of it, and went down to the H4686.


And he said, The LORD is my rock, and my H4686, and my deliverer;


And David was then in an H4686, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.


And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, Thou shalt not come hither. Nevertheless David took the H4686 of Zion, which is the city of David.


And David was then in the H4686, and the Philistines' garrison was then at Bethlehem.