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Hebrew translation: mateh (mem tet heh)

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English term or phrase:Staff (I.e. of Moses)
Hebrew translation:mateh (mem tet heh)
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10:55 May 1, 2001
English to Hebrew translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Staff
Like a shepherd's staff, especially from anitiquity
Christopher
mateh
Explanation:
A shephers's staff would be translated as mateh (mem tet heh), for example when Moses hit the rock with his staff to provide the israelites with water.
מטה
Good luck!
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Michal Circolone
United States
Local time: 01:25
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I received two answers to the translation question. Both of them gave unique translations. The winner I selected qualified his answer best, whereas the other gave great nformation but, without reference.
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Summary of answers provided
namateh
Michal Circolone
naMisha'n or ShevetPro-Japanese


  

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29 mins
Misha'n or Shevet


Explanation:
If you are looking for the shepherd's staff from Psalm 23, then it would be either

Misha'n - rod

or

Shevet - staff

which are used interchangably with each other throughout the Bible.

Pro-Japanese
Canada
Local time: 01:25
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 8
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1 hr
mateh


Explanation:
A shephers's staff would be translated as mateh (mem tet heh), for example when Moses hit the rock with his staff to provide the israelites with water.
מטה
Good luck!

Michal Circolone
United States
Local time: 01:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in HebrewHebrew
PRO pts in pair: 20
Grading comment
I received two answers to the translation question. Both of them gave unique translations. The winner I selected qualified his answer best, whereas the other gave great nformation but, without reference.

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