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Lexicon :: Strong's H4578 - me`ah

מֵעֶה
Transliteration
me`ah
Pronunciation
mā·ä' (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root probably meaning to be soft
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1227a

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H4578 in the following manner: bowels (27x), belly (3x), heart (1x), womb (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. internal organs, inward parts, bowels, intestines, belly

    1. inward parts

    2. digestive organs

    3. organs of procreation, womb

    4. place of emotions or distress or love (fig.)

    5. external belly

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מֵעֶה mêʻeh, may-aw'; from an unused root probably meaning to be soft; used only in plural the intestines, or (collectively) the abdomen, figuratively, sympathy; by implication, a vest; by extension the stomach, the uterus (or of men, the seat of generation), the heart (figuratively):—belly, bowels, × heart, womb.
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Strong's Number H4578 matches the Hebrew מֵעֶה (me`ah),
which occurs 32 times in 30 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

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And, behold, the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels H4578 shall be thine heir.

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And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; H4578 and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.

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And this water that causeth the curse shall go into thy bowels, H4578 to make thy belly to swell, and thy thigh to rot: And the woman shall say, Amen, amen.

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And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters: why will ye go with me? are there yet any more sons in my womb, H4578 that they may be your husbands?

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And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, H4578 and I will establish his kingdom.

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And David said to Abishai, and to all his servants, Behold, my son, which came forth of my bowels, H4578 seeketh my life: how much more now may this Benjamite do it? let him alone, and let him curse; for the LORD hath bidden him.

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But Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab's hand: so he smote him therewith in the fifth rib, and shed out his bowels H4578 to the ground, and struck him not again; and he died. So Joab and Abishai his brother pursued after Sheba the son of Bichri.

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And thou shalt have great sickness by disease of thy bowels, H4578 until thy bowels H4578 fall out by reason of the sickness day by day.

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And after all this the LORD smote him in his bowels H4578 with an incurable disease.

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And it came to pass, that in process of time, after the end of two years, his bowels H4578 fell out by reason of his sickness: so he died of sore diseases. And his people made no burning for him, like the burning of his fathers.

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And the LORD sent an angel, which cut off all the mighty men of valour, and the leaders and captains in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned with shame of face to his own land. And when he was come into the house of his god, they that came forth of his own bowels H4578 slew him there with the sword.

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Yet his meat in his bowels H4578 is turned, it is the gall of asps within him.

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My bowels H4578 boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.

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I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is melted in the midst of my bowels. H4578

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I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart. H4578

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By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: H4578 my praise shall be continually of thee.

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My beloved put in his hand by the hole of the door, and my bowels H4578 were moved for him.

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His hands are as gold rings set with the beryl: his belly H4578 is as bright ivory overlaid with sapphires.

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Wherefore my bowels H4578 shall sound like an harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kirharesh.

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Thy seed also had been as the sand, and the offspring of thy bowels H4578 like the gravel thereof; his name should not have been cut off nor destroyed from before me.

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Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels H4578 of my mother hath he made mention of my name.

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Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where is thy zeal and thy strength, the sounding of thy bowels H4578 and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained?

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My bowels, H4578 my bowels! H4578 I am pained at my very heart; my heart maketh a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because thou hast heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.

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Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child? for since I spake against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my bowels H4578 are troubled for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, saith the LORD.

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Behold, O LORD; for I am in distress: my bowels H4578 are troubled; mine heart is turned within me; for I have grievously rebelled: abroad the sword bereaveth, at home there is as death.

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Mine eyes do fail with tears, my bowels H4578 are troubled, my liver is poured upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people; because the children and the sucklings swoon in the streets of the city.

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And he said unto me, Son of man, cause thy belly to eat, and fill thy bowels H4578 with this roll that I give thee. Then did I eat it; and it was in my mouth as honey for sweetness.

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They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed: their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels: H4578 because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.

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Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly H4578 of the fish three days and three nights.

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Then Jonah prayed unto the LORD his God out of the fish's belly, H4578
 
 
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