4294 - matteh or mattah

Strong's Concordance

Original word: מַטֶּה
Transliteration: matteh or mattah
Definition (short): tribe
Definition (full): a staff, rod, shaft, branch, a tribe

NAS Exhaustive Concordance

Word Origin: from natah
Definition: a staff, rod, shaft, branch, a tribe
NASB Translation: branch (3), branches (1), half-tribe* (13), rod (18), rods (6), scepter (2), spears (1), staff (33), staffs (1), supply (1), tribal (8), tribe (140), tribes (20).
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Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Or (feminine) mattah {mat-taw'}; from natah; a branch (as extending); figuratively, a tribe; also a rod, whether for chastising (figuratively, correction), ruling (a sceptre), throwing (a lance), or walking (a staff; figuratively, a support of life, e.g. Bread) -- rod, staff, tribe.

see HEBREW natah

KJV: And he said, What pledge shall I give thee? And she said, Thy signet, and thy bracelets, and thy staff that is in thine hand. And he gave it her, and came in unto her, and she conceived by him.
NASB: He said, "What pledge shall I give you?" And she said, "Your seal and your cord, and your staff that is in your hand." So he gave them to her and went in to her, and she conceived by him.
KJV: When she was brought forth, she sent to her father in law, saying, By the man, whose these are, am I with child: and she said, Discern, I pray thee, whose are these, the signet, and bracelets, and staff.
NASB: It was while she was being brought out that she sent to her father-in-law, saying, "I am with child by the man to whom these things belong." And she said, "Please examine and see, whose signet ring and cords and staff are these?"
KJV: And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod.
NASB: The LORD said to him, "What is that in your hand?" And he said, "A staff."
KJV: And the LORD said unto Moses, Put forth thine hand, and take it by the tail. And he put forth his hand, and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand:
NASB: But the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand and grasp it by its tail "-- so he stretched out his hand and caught it, and it became a staff in his hand--
KJV: And thou shalt take this rod in thine hand, wherewith thou shalt do signs.
NASB: "You shall take in your hand this staff, with which you shall perform the signs."