מתוּק מתוק 


mathowq; maw-thoke' or mathuwq



Parts of Speech

TWOT 1268c

Root Word (Etymology)

from 4985

KJV Translation Count — 12x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: sweet (8), sweeter (2), sweetness (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. sweet
n m
2. sweetness, pleasant (thing)

Strong's Definitions

mathowq, maw-thoke'; or mathuwq, mawthook'; from 4985; sweet: — sweet(-er, -ness).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he said unto them, Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth H4966ness. And they could not in three days expound the riddle.


And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What is H4966er than honey? and what is stronger than a lion? And he said unto them, If ye had not plowed with my heifer, ye had not found out my riddle.


More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: H4966er also than honey and the honeycomb.


Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, H4966 to the soul, and health to the bones.


My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is H4966 to thy taste:


The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is H4966.


The sleep of a labouring man is H4966, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.


Truly the light is H4966, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:


As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was H4966 to my taste.


Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for H4966, and H4966 for bitter!