Word Summary
mishmaath: an obedient band, body of subjects
Original Word: מִשְׁמַעַת
Transliteration: mishmaath
Phonetic Spelling: (mish-mah'-ath)
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: an obedient band, body of subjects
Meaning: a pithy maxim, a simile, proverb, speak
Strong's Concordance

Feminineal sense of superiority in mental action; properly, a pithy maxim, usually of metaphorical nature; hence, a simile (as a adae, compare, use (as a) proverb, speak (in proverbs), utter.


H4928. mishmaath

[מִשְׁמַ֫עַת‎] noun feminine obedient band, body of subjects; — only suffix:

1 probably = body-guard, as especially bound to obedience, מִשְׁמַעְתּ֑ךָ1 Samuel 22:14 captain over thy guard (Ew BeCh Dr Bu Now), compare תּוֺ‎- 2 Samuel 23:23 = 1 Chronicles 11:25.

2 תָּם‎- Isaiah 11:14 the sons of Ammon (shall be) their subjects ("" מוֺאָב‎; יָדָם מִשְׁלוֺחַ‎; compare משמעת‎ MI28).

שׁמץ‎ (√ of following; compare Late Hebrew שֵׁמֶץaccusation (or suspicion); Thes compare Arabic speak rapidly (and indistinctly) (†am Frey); but dubious; rapidity seems main idea; — and שׁ‎ = ?).