Word Summary
maseth: an uprising, utterance, burden, portion
Original Word: משׂאֵת
Transliteration: maseth
Phonetic Spelling: (mas-ayth')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: an uprising, utterance, burden, portion
Meaning: a raising, rising, an utterance, a beacon, a present
Strong's Concordance
burden, collection, sign of fire, great flame, gift, lifting up, mess, oblation,

From nasa'; properly, (abstractly) a raising (as of the hands in prayer), or rising (of flame); figuratively, an utterance; concretely, a beacon (as raised); a present (as taken), mess, or tribute; figuratively, a reproach (as a burden) -- burden, collection, sign of fire, (great) flame, gift, lifting up, mess, oblation, reward.

see HEBREW nasa'


H4864. maseth

מַשְׂאֵתnoun feminine uprising, utterance, burden, portion (on formation compare Ol§ 109 a Sta§ 272 bii. 1, 183; Phoenician (Pun) has משאת‎ = payment, tax see Lzb326); — absolute ׳מJudges 20:40 +; construct מַשְׂאַתGenesis 43:34 +; plural absolute מַשְׂאֹת43:34, + (probably) מַשְׂאוֺתLamentations 2:14 (see below); construct מַשְׂאֹתGenesis 43:34; —

1 that which rises, uprising, uplifting:

a. ׳מ הֶעָשָׁןJudges 20:38 uprising of smoke, compare (׳הֶע‎ omitted) 20:40.

b. in General = signal Jeremiah 6:1 (= נֵס‎ Gf.).

c. uplifting of hands (כַּמַּי‎) in prayer Psalm 141:2 ("" תְּפִלָּה‎).

2 utterance, oracle (= III. מַשָּׂא‎), Lamentations 2:14 (Bu Löhr).

3 burden Zephaniah 3:18 (of reproach, figurative).

4. a. portion (carried to some one), especially from table of king or superior, Genesis 43:34 (3 t. in verse) (J; on custom see Di and references), 2 Samuel 11:8; so read perhaps also 19:43 (for נִשֵּׂאת ᵑ0‎) Gr HPS.

b. perhaps also more Generally, present, largess from a superior Jeremiah 40:5 ( + אֲרֻחָהfood-allowance), Esther 2:18 (הַמֶּלֶךְ כְּיַד‎).

c. exacted or enforced gift, from inferior, ׳מ בַּרAmos 5:11 (compare Phoenician above; see also מנחה‎).

d. sacred contribution, tax ׳מ משֶׁה‎ (׳י‎) עֶבֶד2 Chronicles 24:6, 9.

e. offering to ׳יEzekiel 20:40.