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Lexicon :: Strong's H4609 - ma`alah

מַעֲלָה
Transliteration
ma`alah
Pronunciation
mah·al·ä' (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1624L,1624m

Strong’s Definitions

מַעֲלָה maʻălâh, mah-al-aw'; feminine of H4608; elevation, i.e. the act (literally, a journey to a higher place, figuratively, a thought arising), or (concretely) the condition (literally, a step or grade-mark, figuratively, a superiority of station); specifically a climactic progression (in certain Psalms):—things that come up, (high) degree, deal, go up, stair, step, story.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 47x

The KJV translates Strong's H4609 in the following manner: degree (25x), steps (11x), stairs (5x), dial (2x), by (1x), come (1x), stories (1x), go up (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 47x
The KJV translates Strong's H4609 in the following manner: degree (25x), steps (11x), stairs (5x), dial (2x), by (1x), come (1x), stories (1x), go up (1x).
  1. what comes up, thoughts

  2. step, stair

    1. step, stair

    2. steps (of sundial)

    3. stories (of heaven)

    4. ascent

    5. song of ascent

      1. to the three great pilgrim feasts (Psalm titles)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַעֲלָה maʻălâh, mah-al-aw'; feminine of H4608; elevation, i.e. the act (literally, a journey to a higher place, figuratively, a thought arising), or (concretely) the condition (literally, a step or grade-mark, figuratively, a superiority of station); specifically a climactic progression (in certain Psalms):—things that come up, (high) degree, deal, go up, stair, step, story.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4609 matches the Hebrew מַעֲלָה (ma`alah),
which occurs 47 times in 39 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:26 - Neither shalt thou go up by steps H4609 unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:19 - The throne had six steps, H4609 and the top of the throne was round behind: and there were stays on either side on the place of the seat, and two lions stood beside the stays.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:20 - And twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other upon the six steps: H4609 there was not the like made in any kingdom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:13 - Then they hasted, and took every man his garment, and put it under him on the top of the stairs, H4609 and blew with trumpets, saying, Jehu is king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:9 - And Isaiah said, This sign shalt thou have of the LORD, that the LORD will do the thing that he hath spoken: shall the shadow go forward ten degrees, H4609 or go back ten degrees? H4609
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:10 - And Hezekiah answered, It is a light thing for the shadow to go down ten degrees: H4609 nay, but let the shadow return backward ten degrees. H4609
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:11 - And Isaiah the prophet cried unto the LORD: and he brought the shadow ten degrees H4609 backward, by H4609 which it had gone down in the dial H4609 of Ahaz.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 17:17 - And yet this was a small thing in thine eyes, O God; for thou hast also spoken of thy servant's house for a great while to come, and hast regarded me according to the estate of a man of high degree, H4609 O LORD God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:18 - And there were six steps H4609 to the throne, with a footstool of gold, which were fastened to the throne, and stays on each side of the sitting place, and two lions standing by the stays:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:19 - And twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other upon the six steps. H4609 There was not the like made in any kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:9 - For upon the first day of the first month began he to go up H4609 from Babylon, and on the first day of the fifth month came he to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:15 - But the gate of the fountain repaired Shallun the son of Colhozeh, the ruler of part of Mizpah; he built it, and covered it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and the wall of the pool of Siloah by the king's garden, and unto the stairs H4609 that go down from the city of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:37 - And at the fountain gate, which was over against them, they went up by the stairs H4609 of the city of David, at the going up of the wall, above the house of David, even unto the water gate eastward.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 120:1 - [[A Song of degrees.]] H4609 In my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he heard me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 121:1 - [[A Song of degrees.]] H4609 I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:1 - [[A Song of degrees H4609 of David.]] I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 123:1 - [[A Song of degrees.]] H4609 Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:1 - [[A Song of degrees H4609 of David.]] If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 125:1 - [[A Song of degrees.]] H4609 They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 126:1 - [[A Song of degrees.]] H4609 When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:1 - [[A Song of degrees H4609 for Solomon.]] Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:1 - [[A Song of degrees.]] H4609 Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:1 - [[A Song of degrees.]] H4609 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 130:1 - [[A Song of degrees.]] H4609 Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 131:1 - [[A Song of degrees H4609 of David.]] LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:1 - A Song of degrees. H4609 LORD, remember David, and all his afflictions:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 133:1 - [[A Song of degrees H4609 of David.]] Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 134:1 - [[A Song of degrees.]] H4609 Behold, bless ye the LORD, all ye servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:8 - Behold, I will bring again the shadow of the degrees, H4609 which is gone down in the sun dial H4609 of Ahaz, ten degrees H4609 backward. So the sun returned ten degrees, H4609 by which degrees H4609 it was gone down.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 11:5 - And the Spirit of the LORD fell upon me, and said unto me, Speak; Thus saith the LORD; Thus have ye said, O house of Israel: for I know the things that come H4609 into your mind, every one of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:6 - Then came he unto the gate which looketh toward the east, and went up the stairs H4609 thereof, and measured the threshold of the gate, which was one reed broad; and the other threshold of the gate, which was one reed broad.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:22 - And their windows, and their arches, and their palm trees, were after the measure of the gate that looketh toward the east; and they went up unto it by seven steps; H4609 and the arches thereof were before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:26 - And there were seven steps H4609 to go up to it, and the arches thereof were before them: and it had palm trees, one on this side, and another on that side, upon the posts thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:31 - And the arches thereof were toward the utter court; and palm trees were upon the posts thereof: and the going up to it had eight steps. H4609
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:34 - And the arches thereof were toward the outward court; and palm trees were upon the posts thereof, on this side, and on that side: and the going up to it had eight steps. H4609
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:37 - And the posts thereof were toward the utter court; and palm trees were upon the posts thereof, on this side, and on that side: and the going up to it had eight steps. H4609
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:49 - The length of the porch was twenty cubits, and the breadth eleven cubits; and he brought me by the steps H4609 whereby they went up to it: and there were pillars by the posts, one on this side, and another on that side.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:17 - And the settle shall be fourteen cubits long and fourteen broad in the four squares thereof; and the border about it shall be half a cubit; and the bottom thereof shall be a cubit about; and his stairs H4609 shall look toward the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:6 - It is he that buildeth his stories H4609 in the heaven, and hath founded his troop in the earth; he that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name.

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