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Lexicon :: Strong's H3988 - ma'ac

מָאַס
Transliteration
ma'ac
Pronunciation
mä·as' (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1139,1140

KJV Translation Count — Total: 76x
The KJV translates Strong's H3988 in the following manner: despise (25x), refuse (9x), reject (19x), abhor (4x), become loathsome (1x), melt away (1x), miscellaneous (17x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to reject, despise, refuse

    1. (Qal)

      1. to reject, refuse

      2. to despise

    2. (Niphal) to be rejected

  2. (Niphal) to flow, run

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָאַס mâʼaç, maw-as'; a primitive root; to spurn; also (intransitively) to disappear:—abhor, cast away (off), contemn, despise, disdain, (become) loathe(some), melt away, refuse, reject, reprobate, × utterly, vile person.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H3988 matches the Hebrew מָאַס (ma'ac),
which occurs 76 times in 69 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 2 (Lev 26:15–Jer 4:30)

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And if ye shall despise H3988 my statutes, or if your soul abhor my judgments, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but that ye break my covenant:

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The land also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her sabbaths, while she lieth desolate without them: and they shall accept of the punishment of their iniquity: because, even because they despised H3988 my judgments, and because their soul abhorred my statutes.

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And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away, H3988 neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them: for I am the LORD their God.

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But even a whole month, until it come out at your nostrils, and it be loathsome unto you: because that ye have despised H3988 the LORD which is among you, and have wept before him, saying, Why came we forth out of Egypt?

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But your little ones, which ye said should be a prey, them will I bring in, and they shall know the land which ye have despised. H3988

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Then said Zebul unto him, Where is now thy mouth, wherewith thou saidst, Who is Abimelech, that we should serve him? is not this the people that thou hast despised? H3988 go out, I pray now, and fight with them.

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And the LORD said unto Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee: for they have not rejected H3988 thee, but they have rejected H3988 me, that I should not reign over them.

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And ye have this day rejected H3988 your God, who himself saved you out of all your adversities and your tribulations; and ye have said unto him, Nay, but set a king over us. Now therefore present yourselves before the LORD by your tribes, and by your thousands.

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For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected H3988 the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected H3988 thee from being king.

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And Samuel said unto Saul, I will not return with thee: for thou hast rejected H3988 the word of the LORD, and the LORD hath rejected H3988 thee from being king over Israel.

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And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected H3988 him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons.

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But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused H3988 him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.

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And they rejected H3988 his statutes, and his covenant that he made with their fathers, and his testimonies which he testified against them; and they followed vanity, and became vain, and went after the heathen that were round about them, concerning whom the LORD had charged them, that they should not do like them.

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And the LORD rejected H3988 all the seed of Israel, and afflicted them, and delivered them into the hand of spoilers, until he had cast them out of his sight.

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And the LORD said, I will remove Judah also out of my sight, as I have removed Israel, and will cast off H3988 this city Jerusalem which I have chosen, and the house of which I said, My name shall be there.

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Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise H3988 not thou the chastening of the Almighty:

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My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken, and become loathsome. H3988

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I loathe H3988 it; I would not live alway: let me alone; for my days are vanity.

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Behold, God will not cast away H3988 a perfect man, neither will he help the evil doers:

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Though I were perfect, yet would I not know my soul: I would despise H3988 my life.

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Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, that thou shouldest despise H3988 the work of thine hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

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Yea, young children despised H3988 me; I arose, and they spake against me.

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But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained H3988 to have set with the dogs of my flock.

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If I did despise H3988 the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me;

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Should it be according to thy mind? he will recompense it, whether thou refuse, H3988 or whether thou choose; and not I: therefore speak what thou knowest.

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Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth H3988 not any: he is mighty in strength and wisdom.

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Wherefore I abhor H3988 myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

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In whose eyes a vile person H3988 is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.

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He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth H3988 not evil.

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There were they in great fear, where no fear was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee: thou hast put them to shame, because God hath despised H3988 them.

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Let them melt away H3988 as waters which run continually: when he bendeth his bow to shoot his arrows, let them be as cut in pieces.

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When God heard this, he was wroth, and greatly abhorred H3988 Israel:

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Moreover he refused H3988 the tabernacle of Joseph, and chose not the tribe of Ephraim:

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But thou hast cast off and abhorred, H3988 thou hast been wroth with thine anointed.

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Yea, they despised H3988 the pleasant land, they believed not his word:

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The stone which the builders refused H3988 is become the head stone of the corner.

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My son, despise H3988 not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction:

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He that refuseth instruction despiseth H3988 his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.

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Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away H3988 the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

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Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse H3988 the evil, and choose the good.

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For before the child shall know to refuse H3988 the evil, and choose the good, the land that thou abhorrest shall be forsaken of both her kings.

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Forasmuch as this people refuseth H3988 the waters of Shiloah that go softly, and rejoice in Rezin and Remaliah's son;

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Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise H3988 this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and stay thereon:

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For in that day every man shall cast away H3988 his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which your own hands have made unto you for a sin.

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The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth: he hath broken the covenant, he hath despised H3988 the cities, he regardeth no man.

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He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth H3988 the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;

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Thou whom I have taken from the ends of the earth, and called thee from the chief men thereof, and said unto thee, Thou art my servant; I have chosen thee, and not cast thee away. H3988

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For the LORD hath called thee as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit, and a wife of youth, when thou wast refused, H3988 saith thy God.

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Yea, thou shalt go forth from him, and thine hands upon thine head: for the LORD hath rejected H3988 thy confidences, and thou shalt not prosper in them.

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And when thou art spoiled, what wilt thou do? Though thou clothest thyself with crimson, though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, though thou rentest thy face with painting, in vain shalt thou make thyself fair; thy lovers will despise H3988 thee, they will seek thy life.

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