Word Summary
moed: appointed time, place, or meeting
Original Word: מוֹעֵד
Transliteration: moed
Phonetic Spelling: (mo-ade')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: appointed time, place, or meeting
Meaning: appointed time, place, or meeting
Strong's Concordance
appointed sign, time, place of, solemn assembly, congregation, set, solemn feast

Or moled {mo-ade'}; or (feminine) moweadah (2 Chronicles 8:13) {mo-aw-daw'}; from ya'ad; properly, an appointment, i.e. A fixed time or season; specifically, a festival; conventionally a year; by implication, an assembly (as convened for a definite purpose); technically the congregation; by extension, the place of meeting; also a signal (as appointed beforehand) -- appointed (sign, time), (place of, solemn) assembly, congregation, (set, solemn) feast, (appointed, due) season, solemn(-ity), synogogue, (set) time (appointed).

see HEBREW ya'ad


H4150. moed

מוֺעֵד223 noun masculinePsalm 102:14 appointed time, place, meeting; ׳מExodus 9:5 183t.; מֹעֵדDeuteronomy 31:10; מוֺעֲדוֺNumbers 9:2 2t.; מֹעֲדוֺLamentations 2:6 3t. + 5 t. suffixes; plural מוֺעֲדִיםDaniel 12:7 6t.; מֹעֲדִיםZechariah 8:19; 1 Chronicles 23:31; מוֺעֲדוֺת2 Chronicles 8:13; construct מֹועֲדֵיLeviticus 23:2 6t.; מֹעֲדֵי23:44; suffixes מוֺעֲדַיEzekiel 44:24; מֹעֲדֵיכֶםNumbers 15:3 6t. suffixes; —

1 appointed time:

a. in General with prefix לְ‎, at an or the appointed time Genesis 18:14; Exodus 13:10 (J), 23:15; 34:18; Joshua 8:14 (all J E), Genesis 17:21; 21:2 (P), 1 Samuel 9:24; 13:8 (after אשׁר‎ insert either ᵑ7 ᵐ5 אָמַר‎ or שָׂם‎ Dr), 13:11; 2 Kings 4:16-17, Habakkuk 2:3; Daniel 8:19; 11:27, 29, 35; ׳למ דודat he time appointed with David 1 Samuel 20:35 (Thes SS place appointed); with prefix בְּHosea 2:11; Leviticus 23:4; Numbers 9:2-3, 7, 13; 28:2 (P); with מִן2 Samuel 20:5; עֵת מ׳עַד24:15 unto the time appointed (but dubious, see Dr); with verbs מ ׳באPsalm 102:14; מ ׳לקח75:3; מ ׳שׂיםExodus 9:5 (J); המ ׳העבירJeremiah 46:17; the stork מ ׳ידעה8:7 knows her appointed time; ׳מ צאתךDeuteronomy 16:6 time of thy going forth (from Egypt).

b. in particular (compare Exodus 13:10; 23:15; 34:18), sacred season, RV usually set feast or appointed season (wider than חַג‎, which was only a feast celebrated by a pilgrimage), מ (ימי) ׳יוֺםday (s) of appointed season (i.e. festivals) Hosea 9:5; 12:10; Lamentations 2:7, 22; singular indefinite 1:4; of the feast of booths Deuteronomy 31:10; "" שׁבת חדשׁ חגHosea 2:13; "" שׁבתLamentations 2:6; usually plural ׳מ יהוהLeviticus 23:2, 4, 37, 44 (P), 2 Chronicles 2:3 Ezra 3:5; with suffixes referring to ׳יLeviticus 23:2 (P); ׳בּמNumbers 15:3; 29:39 (P), Ezekiel 36:38; 46:9; ׳מ קריתcity of our solemnities (sacred seasons) Isaiah 33:20; ׳למ טוביםZechariah 8:19; "" שׁבתותEzekiel 44:24; "" חדשׁיםIsaiah 1:14; 1 Chronicles 23:31; 2 Chronicles 8:13; 31:3; Nehemiah 10:34; "" חניםEzekiel 46:11; חדשׁים חגים45:17; "" חָדְשֵׁכֶם ראשׁיNumbers 10:10 (P). —

Notes. It is most probable that in Genesis 1:14 (P), where ׳מ‎ "" אֹתֹת‎, the reference is to the sacred seasons as fixed by moon's appearance; and so also למ ירח ׳עשׂהhe made the moon for sacred seasons Psalm 104:19, although many Lexicons & Commentaries refer these to the seasons of the year. — וחצי מועדים למועדDaniel 12:7 for a set time, times, and a half = 3 2-Janappointed times = half the prophetic week of years, compare BrMP 453 f.המ את ׳ויאכלו‎ they ate throughout the sacred season (of Maƒƒoth) 2 Chronicles 30:22 AV RV, but Thes SS Be Ke Öttli they ate the offerings of the sacred season; וַיְכַלּוּ ᵐ5‎.

2 appointed meeting: מ ׳בֵּית לְכָלחַֿיJob 30:23 house of meeting for every living (of She'ol); מ ׳קְרִאֵיNumbers 16:2 (P) called to the assembly = הָעֵדָה קְרִאֵי‎; מ עלי ׳קראLamentations 1:15 called a festal meeting against me; מ ׳בקרבPsalm 74:4 in the midst of thine assembly; מוֺעֵד הַרIsaiah 14:13 mount of meeting or assembly (of the gods; the mountain of the gods in the extreme north, the oriental Olympus, Persian Alborg, Hindu Meru, Babylon. Aralli, compare LenOrigines ii, ch. ix).

3 appointed place:

a. the temple, "" שׂכּוֺLamentations 2:6, ממ ׳נוּגֵיafflicted (and driven) from the place of assembly Zephaniah 3:18 (compare BrMP 225).

b. synagogues, בָּאָרֶץ כָּלמֿוֺעֲדֵיאֵֿלall the appointed places of El in the land Psalm 74:8 = וַעַד בֵּיתSota 9:15.

4 appointed sign, signal, Judges 20:38.

5 מוֺעֵד אֹהֶלtent of meeting (of God with his people: see יָעַד‎ Niph`al

1); the sacred tent of the Exodus (see אֹהֶל3) Exodus 33:7 (twice in verse); Numbers 12:4; Deuteronomy 31:14 (twice in verse) (E), Numbers 11:16 (J); often in P, as Exodus 27:21; 29:4; Leviticus 1:1, 3; Joshua 18:1; 19:51, etc. (131 t.)>; elsewhere only 1 Samuel 2:22b (omitted by ᵐ5‎), 1 Kings 8:4 2 Chronicles 5:5; 1 Chronicles 6:17; 9:21; 23:32; 2 Chronicles 1:3, 6, 13.