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Lexicon :: Strong's H4100 - mah

מָה
Transliteration
mah
Pronunciation
(Key)
Part of Speech
indefinate pronoun, interrogative pronoun
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive particle
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1149

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's H4100 in the following manner: what, how, why, whereby, wherein, how long, how oft, to what end.
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
interr pron
  1. what, how, of what kind

    1. (interrogative)

      1. what?

      2. of what kind

      3. what? (rhetorical)

      4. whatsoever, whatever, what

    2. (adverb)

      1. how, how now

      2. why

      3. how! (exclamation)

    3. (with prep)

      1. wherein?, whereby?, wherewith?, by what means?

      2. because of what?

      3. the like of what?

        1. how much?, how many?, how often?

        2. for how long?

      4. for what reason?, why?, to what purpose?

      5. until when?, how long?, upon what?, wherefore?

        indef pron
  2. anything, aught, what may

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָה mâh, maw; or מַה mah; or מָ mâ; or מַ ma; also מֶה meh; a primitive particle; properly, interrogative what? (including how? why? when?); but also exclamation, what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively, that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjunctive senses:—how (long, oft, (-soever)), (no-) thing, what (end, good, purpose, thing), whereby(-fore, -in, -to, -with), (for) why.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H4100 matches the Hebrew מָה (mah),
which occurs 27 times in 27 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

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And he said, What H4100 hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.

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And he said, Lord GOD, whereby H4100 shall I know that I shall inherit it?

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And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore H4100 did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?

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And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What H4100 sawest thou, that thou hast done this thing?

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Until thy brother's anger turn away from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence: why H4100 should I be deprived also of you both in one day?

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And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these which are of the daughters of the land, what good H4100 shall my life do me?

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And Esau said, Let me now leave with thee some of the folk that are with me. And he said, What H4100 needeth it? let me find grace in the sight of my lord.

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And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How H4100 old art thou?

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How H4100 shall I curse, whom God hath not cursed? or how shall I defy, whom the LORD hath not defied?

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And Joshua said, Why H4100 hast thou troubled us? the LORD shall trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burned them with fire, after they had stoned them with stones.

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And he said unto him, Oh my Lord, wherewith H4100 shall I save Israel? behold, my family is poor in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house.

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And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why hast thou H4100 served us thus, that thou calledst us not, when thou wentest to fight with the Midianites? And they did chide with him sharply.

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And Saul said, Draw ye near hither, all the chief of the people: and know and see wherein H4100 this sin hath been this day.

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And I will go out and stand beside my father in the field where thou art, and I will commune with my father of thee; and what H4100 I see, that I will tell thee.

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And David said unto him, How H4100 went the matter? I pray thee, tell me. And he answered, That the people are fled from the battle, and many of the people also are fallen and dead; and Saul and Jonathan his son are dead also.

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Then said Ahimaaz the son of Zadok yet again to Joab, But howsoever, H4100 let me, I pray thee, also run after Cushi. And Joab said, Wherefore wilt thou run, my son, seeing that thou hast no tidings ready?

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How long H4100 wilt thou not depart from me, nor let me alone till I swallow down my spittle?

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Yea, whereto H4100 might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom old age was perished?

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How H4100 oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert!

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A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple, and knoweth nothing. H4100

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Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon: for H4100 why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions?

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To what H4100 purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith the LORD: I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of he goats.

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And it shall come to pass, when ye shall say, Wherefore H4100 doeth the LORD our God all these things unto us? then shalt thou answer them, Like as ye have forsaken me, and served strange gods in your land, so shall ye serve strangers in a land that is not yours.

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What thing shall I take to witness for thee? what thing H4100 shall I liken to thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? what shall I equal to thee, that I may comfort thee, O virgin daughter of Zion? for thy breach is great like the sea: who can heal thee?

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Woe unto you that desire the day of the LORD! to what end H4100 is it for you? the day of the LORD is darkness, and not light.

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Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what H4100 is the breadth thereof, and what is the length thereof.

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Yet ye say, Wherefore? H4100 Because the LORD hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt treacherously: yet is she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant.
 
 
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