Word Summary
motah: a pole, bar (of a yoke)
Original Word: מוֹטָה
Transliteration: motah
Phonetic Spelling: (mo-taw')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: a pole, bar (of a yoke)
Meaning: a pole, an ox-bow, a yoke
Strong's Concordance
bands, heavy, staves, yoke

Feminine of mowt; a pole; by implication, an ox-bow; hence, a yoke (either literal or figurative) -- bands, heavy, staves, yoke.

see HEBREW mowt


H4133. motah

מוֺטָהnoun feminine pole, bar of yoke, mostly late (compare מוֺט‎); — ׳מJeremiah 28:10 4t.; plural מֹטוֺת‎ etc., absolute 27:2; 1 Chronicles 15:15; construct Ezekiel 30:18 4t.; —

1 pole, plural, staves, for bearing ark 1 Chronicles 15:15.

2 bar of yoke, symbolic, of oppression Jeremiah 27:2 ("" מוֺמֵרוֺת‎, compare עֹל27:8; 27:11; 27:12), 28:10, 12 (compare עֹל28:11); ׳מ עֵץ28:13; ׳מ בַּרְזֶל28:13 (compare עֹל28:14); figurative of oppression, Isaiah 58:6, 9; Ezekiel 30:18; compare (thongs of yoke) מ ׳אֲגֻדּוֺתIsaiah 58:6; עֻלְּכֶם מֹטֹתLeviticus 26:18 compare Ezekiel 34:27. — On form of yoke see SchumacherZPV xii. 1889, 160, BenzArchaeology 207.