Word Summary
maadan or maadannah: a dainty (food), delight
Original Word: מַעֲדָן
Transliteration: maadan or maadannah
Phonetic Spelling: (mah-ad-awn')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a dainty (food), delight
Meaning: a dainty (food), delight
Strong's Concordance
dainty, delicately, delight

Or (feminine) maadannah {mah-ad-an-naw'}; from adan; a delicacy or (abstractly) pleasure (adverbially, cheerfully) -- dainty, delicately, delight.

see HEBREW adan


H4574. maadan

or maadannah [מַעֲדָן‎] noun [masculine] dainty (food), delight only plural; — מֶלָךְ מַעֲדַגֵּיGenesis 49:20 royal dainties; לְמַעֲדַנִּים הָאֹכְלִיםLamentations 4:5 those who ate (according to dainties) daintily; more Generally לְנַפְשֶׁ֑ךָ מַעֲדַנִּים וְיִתֵּןProverbs 29:17 he shall give delight to thy soul ("" וִינִידֶ֑ךָ‎). — מַעֲדַנּוֺת‎, also below ענד‎.

II. עדן‎ (√ of following; compare perhaps Assyrian edinu, plain (in word-lists), SchrCot Genesis 2:8, DlPa 79 f.; other views see Di2:8).