Word Summary
metsach: brow, forehead
Original Word: מֵצַח
Transliteration: metsach
Phonetic Spelling: (may'-tsakh)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: brow, forehead
Meaning: brow, forehead
Strong's Concordance
brow, forehead, impudent

From an unused root meaning to be clear, i.e. Conspicuous; the forehead (as open and prominent) -- brow, forehead, + impudent.


H4696. metsach

מֵ֫צַחnoun masculineExodus 3:8 brow, forehead; — ׳מ‎ absolute Ezekiel 3:7, construct Exodus 28:28; Jeremiah 3:3; suffix מִצְחֲךָEzekiel 3:8; Isaiah 48:4, מִצְחֶ֑וֺEzekiel 3:9; מִצְחוֺExodus 28:38 4t.; מִצְחָם3:8; plural construct מִצְחוֺתEzekiel 9:4; — brow, forehead, struck by stone from David's sling 1 Samuel 17:49 (twice in verse); Aaron's forehead Exodus 28:38 (twice in verse); place where leprosy appears 2 Chronicles 26:19-20, place for a distinguishing mark or cross Ezekiel 9:4; ׳חִזְקֵימֿ3:7 the house of Israel are stout of forehead (i.e. obstinate; "" קְשֵׁילֵֿב‎), compare 3:8; so נְחוּשָׁה מִצְהֲךָIsaiah 48:4 thy brow (is) brass ("" עָרְמֶּ֑ךָ בַּרְזֶל גִּיד‎); also of boldness, firmness of prophet 48:8, and 48:9 (but dele ᵐ5‎ Co); מ לָךְ הָיָה ׳זוֺנָה אִשָּׁהJeremiah 3:3, i.e. thou wast shameless ("" הִכָּלֵם מֵאַנְתְּ‎).