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Abarim Publications' Biblical Dictionary: The Hebrew word: מוש
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מוש  משש

There are two roots מוש (mush), one of which is a by form of משש (mashash):


מוש I

The verb מוש (mush I), which is also spelled מיש (mish), means to depart or remove. It occurs about twenty times in the Old Testament, and appears typically employed to describe situations in which something is not removed: the pillar of cloud (Exodus 13:22), Joshua from the tabernacle (Exodus 33:11), the book of the Law from Joshua's mouth (Joshua 1:8), and the list goes on. This verb has no derivatives.

מוש II

The verb מיש (mush II) means to feel (Genesis 27:21, Psalm 115:7 and Jeremiah 16:26 only). It's a secondary form of the verb משש (mashash), meaning the same. This verb too has no derivatives.


משש

The verb משש (mashash) means to feel. It's used a dozen times, with meanings ranging over a narrow spectrum, from tactile recognizance (Genesis 27:12) to groping (Deuteronomy 28:29) and searching (Genesis 31:34).


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