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Lexicon :: Strong's H3978 - ma'akal

מַאֲכָל
Transliteration
ma'akal
Pronunciation
mah·ak·äl' (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 85d

Strong’s Definitions

מַאֲכָל maʼăkâl, mah-ak-awl'; from H398; an eatable (includ. provender, flesh and fruit):—food, fruit, (bake-)meat(-s), victual.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H3978 in the following manner: meat (22x), food (5x), fruit (1x), manner (1x), victual (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H3978 in the following manner: meat (22x), food (5x), fruit (1x), manner (1x), victual (1x).

  1. food, fruit, meat

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַאֲכָל maʼăkâl, mah-ak-awl'; from H398; an eatable (includ. provender, flesh and fruit):—food, fruit, (bake-)meat(-s), victual.

H3978

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Strong's Number H3978 matches the Hebrew מַאֲכָל (ma'akal),
which occurs 30 times in 29 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:9 - And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; H3978 the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:6 - And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, H3978 and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:21 - And take thou unto thee of all food H3978 that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:17 - And in the uppermost basket there was of all manner H3978 of bakemeats for Pharaoh; and the birds did eat them out of the basket upon my head.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:23 - And when ye shall come into the land, and shall have planted all manner of trees for food, H3978 then ye shall count the fruit thereof as uncircumcised: three years shall it be as uncircumcised unto you: it shall not be eaten of.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:20 - Only the trees which thou knowest that they be not trees for meat, H3978 thou shalt destroy and cut them down; and thou shalt build bulwarks against the city that maketh war with thee, until it be subdued.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:26 - And thy carcase shall be meat H3978 unto all fowls of the air, and unto the beasts of the earth, and no man shall fray them away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:14 - And he said unto them, Out of the eater came forth meat, H3978 and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days expound the riddle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:5 - And the meat H3978 of his table, and the sitting of his servants, and the attendance of his ministers, and their apparel, and his cupbearers, and his ascent by which he went up unto the house of the LORD; there was no more spirit in her.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:40 - Moreover they that were nigh them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses, and on camels, and on mules, and on oxen, and meat, H3978 meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, and wine, and oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly: for there was joy in Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:4 - And the meat H3978 of his table, and the sitting of his servants, and the attendance of his ministers, and their apparel; his cupbearers also, and their apparel; and his ascent by which he went up into the house of the LORD; there was no more spirit in her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:11 - And he fortified the strong holds, and put captains in them, and store of victual, H3978 and of oil and wine.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:7 - They gave money also unto the masons, and to the carpenters; and meat, H3978 and drink, and oil, unto them of Zidon, and to them of Tyre, to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea of Joppa, according to the grant that they had of Cyrus king of Persia.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:25 - And they took strong cities, and a fat land, and possessed houses full of all goods, wells digged, vineyards, and oliveyards, and fruit H3978 trees in abundance: so they did eat, and were filled, and became fat, and delighted themselves in thy great goodness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:20 - So that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty meat. H3978
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:11 - Thou hast given us like sheep appointed for meat; H3978 and hast scattered us among the heathen.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:14 - Thou brakest the heads of leviathan in pieces, and gavest him to be meat H3978 to the people inhabiting the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:2 - The dead bodies of thy servants have they given to be meat H3978 unto the fowls of the heaven, the flesh of thy saints unto the beasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:8 - Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food H3978 in the harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:8 - The LORD hath sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give thy corn to be meat H3978 for thine enemies; and the sons of the stranger shall not drink thy wine, for the which thou hast laboured:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:33 - And the carcases of this people shall be meat H3978 for the fowls of the heaven, and for the beasts of the earth; and none shall fray them away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 16:4 - They shall die of grievous deaths; they shall not be lamented; neither shall they be buried; but they shall be as dung upon the face of the earth: and they shall be consumed by the sword, and by famine; and their carcases shall be meat H3978 for the fowls of heaven, and for the beasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:7 - And I will make void the counsel of Judah and Jerusalem in this place; and I will cause them to fall by the sword before their enemies, and by the hands of them that seek their lives: and their carcases will I give to be meat H3978 for the fowls of the heaven, and for the beasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:20 - I will even give them into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of them that seek their life: and their dead bodies shall be for meat H3978 unto the fowls of the heaven, and to the beasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:10 - And thy meat H3978 which thou shalt eat shall be by weight, twenty shekels a day: from time to time shalt thou eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:12 - And by the river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow all trees for meat, H3978 whose leaf shall not fade, neither shall the fruit thereof be consumed: it shall bring forth new fruit according to his months, because their waters they issued out of the sanctuary: and the fruit thereof shall be for meat, H3978 and the leaf thereof for medicine.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:10 - And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who hath appointed your meat H3978 and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse liking than the children which are of your sort? then shall ye make me endanger my head to the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:16 - Therefore they sacrifice unto their net, and burn incense unto their drag; because by them their portion is fat, and their meat H3978 plenteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 2:12 - If one bear holy flesh in the skirt of his garment, and with his skirt do touch bread, or pottage, or wine, or oil, or any meat, H3978 shall it be holy? And the priests answered and said, No.

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