Word Summary
maccekah: a libation, molten metal or image
Original Word: מַסֵּכָה
Transliteration: maccekah
Phonetic Spelling: (mas-say-kaw')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: a libation, molten metal or image
Meaning: a pouring over, fusion of metal, a libation, league, a coverlet
Strong's Concordance
covering, molten image, vail

From nacak; properly, a pouring over, i.e. Fusion of metal (especially a cast image); by implication, a libation, i.e. League; concretely a coverlet (as if poured out) -- covering, molten (image), vail.

see HEBREW nacak


H4541. maccekah

I. מַסֵּכָהnoun feminine

1 molten metal, or image;

2 libation; — ׳מExodus 32:4 +; construct מַסֵּכַתIsaiah 30:22; plural מַסֵּכוֺת1 Kings 14:9 +; suffix מַסֵּכֹתָםNumbers 33:52; —

1 libation, with covenant sacrifice in making covenant Isaiah 30:1 (=

1 נֶסֶךְ‎; see, however, below II. [נָסַךְ‎]).

2 molten metal, or image: מַסֵּכָה עֵגֶלmolten calf Exodus 32:4, 8; Deuteronomy 9:16; Nehemiah 9:18, compare Psalm 106:19; מַסֵּכָה אֱלֹהֵיmolten gods Exodus 34:17; Leviticus 19:4; מ ׳צַלְמֵיNumbers 33:52; וּמַסֵּכָה מֶּסֶלDeuteronomy 27:15; Judges 17:3-4, 18:14; Nahum 1:14; 2 Chronicles 34:3-4, elsewhere (variously) Deuteronomy 9:12; Judges 18:17-18, 1 Kings 14:9; 2 Kings 17:16; 2 Chronicles 28:2; Isaiah 30:22; 42:17; Hosea 13:2; Habakkuk 2:18.

II. מַסֵּכָהnoun feminine woven stuff, web, especially as covering; — absolute ׳הַמּ עַלֿ הַנְּסוּכָהIsaiah 25:7 the web that is woven over all the nations (i.e. mourning-veil, symbol of distress; "" הַלּוֺט הַלּוֺט‎); = bed- covering 28:20 (in figurative). Perhaps also מ ׳לִנְסֹךְ30:1 weave a web ("" עֵצָה לַעֲשׂוֺת‎), reference to negotiations with Egypt (so ᵑ9‎ Aq Ew De Che Di; > ᵐ5‎ Ges Hi Kn Brd Du pour a libation; ׳מ‎ not elsewhere = נֶסֶךְ‎).