Word Summary
mot: to totter, shake, slip
Original Word: מוֹט
Transliteration: mot
Phonetic Spelling: (mote)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to totter, shake, slip
Meaning: to waver, to slip, shake, fall
Strong's Concordance
be carried, cast, be out of course, be fallen in decay, exceedingly, falling down

A primitive root; to waver; by implication, to slip, shake, fall -- be carried, cast, be out of course, be fallen in decay, X exceedingly, fall(-ing down), be (re-)moved, be ready, shake, slide, slip.


H4131. mot

[מוֺט‎] verb totter, shake, slip (usually in poetry) (Late Hebrew id., derived species; Aramaic , מוּט‎; Arabic (medial י‎) remove, retire; deviate from right course; repel, push, thrust; Ethiopic turn; Assyrian ma‰û is dwindle, diminish, grow weak DlHWB 405; > denominative from מוטpole, bar DlProl.184 GerberVerb. denominative 195 f., compare Buhl); —

Qal Perfect3feminine singular מָ֫טָהPsalm 60:4 2t.; 3 plural מָ֫טוּ46:7; Imperfect3feminine singular תָּמוּטDeuteronomy 32:35; Isaiah 54:10; 3feminine plural תְּמוּטֶינָה54:10; Infinitive construct מוֺטPsalm 38:17; 46:3; absolute id. Isaiah 24:19; Participle מָט‎ Isaiah 25:26; plural מָטִיםProverbs 24:11; — totter, slip, subject רֶגֶל‎ (figurative of insecurity) Deuteronomy 32:35; Psalm 38:17; 94:18: compare (without רֶגֶל‎) Proverbs 24:11 ׳מ לַהֶרֶד‎; ׳מ לִפְנֵירָֿשָׁע25:26; shake, intransitive, subject יָדLeviticus 25:35 (H; of feebleness); subject גְּבָעוֺתIsaiah 54:10 ("" מוּשׁ‎); ׳מ יַמִּים בְלֵב הָרִיםPsalm 46:3 ("" הֵמִיר‎, compare מור‎) (both symbolic of extreme insecurity); compare subject בְּרִיתIsaiah 54:10; subject מַמְלָכוֺתPsalm 46:7; subject אֶרֶץ‎ (= land) 60:4; compare Isaiah 24:19 (see below Hithpa`el)

Niph`al Perfect3plural נָמ֫וֺטוּPsalm 17:5; Imperfect יִמּוֺט15:5 8t., etc.; — all in poetry, mostly with negative (בַּל‎13t.; לֹא‎6t.), be shaken, moved, overthrown, of idols Isaiah 40:20; 41:7; of scales of crocodile Job 41:15; of תֵּבֵל1 Chronicles 16:30 = Psalm 93:1; 96:10; of אֶרֶץ104:5; of הַרצִֿיּוֺן125:1, compare 46:6; figurative of General disorder (no negative), subject אֶרֶץ מוֺסְדֵי82:5; often of righteous, as secure, 10:6; 15:5; 16:8; 21:8; 30:7; 62:3; 62:7; 112:6; Proverbs 10:30; 12:3 (subject שֹׁרֶשׁ צַדִּיקִים‎); compare (without negative) Psalm 13:5; 140:11 Qr (so apparently ᵐ5‎ AV RV; but meaning of Niph`al not suitable; Kt Hiph`il q. v.); figurative of steadfast obedience (subject מְּעָמַי‎) 17:5.

Hiph`il Imperfect3masculine plural יָמִ֫יטוּPsalm 55:4; 140:11 Kt (Qr

Niph`al); — dislodge, let fall, drop אָ֫וֶן עָלַי יָמִיטוּPsalm 55:4; compare עֲלֵיהֶם וימיטו גֶּחָלִים140:11 Kt, and may they drop coals upon them, De and others; < read יַמְטִיר‎ (Hup Gr Bae Dr), which Bi Che insert.

Hithpo`el. Perfect3feminine singular מוֺט הִתְמוֺטְטָהIsaiah 24:19 be greatly shaken (subject אֶדֶץ‎ in judgment of' ׳י‎; "" פרר רעע,‎, Hithpa`el)