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Lexicon :: Strong's H4912 - mashal

מָשָׁל
Transliteration
mashal
Pronunciation
mä·shäl' (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently from מָשַׁל (H4910) in some original sense of superiority in mental action
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TWOT Reference: 1258a

Strong’s Definitions

מָשָׁל mâshâl, maw-shawl'; apparently from H4910 in some original sense of superiority in mental action; properly, a pithy maxim, usually of metaphorical nature; hence, a simile (as an adage, poem, discourse):—byword, like, parable, proverb.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's H4912 in the following manner: proverb (19x), parable (18x), byword (1x), like (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's H4912 in the following manner: proverb (19x), parable (18x), byword (1x), like (1x).

  1. proverb, parable

    1. proverb, proverbial saying, aphorism

    2. byword

    3. similitude, parable

    4. poem

    5. sentences of ethical wisdom, ethical maxims

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָשָׁל mâshâl, maw-shawl'; apparently from H4910 in some original sense of superiority in mental action; properly, a pithy maxim, usually of metaphorical nature; hence, a simile (as an adage, poem, discourse):—byword, like, parable, proverb.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4912 matches the Hebrew מָשָׁל (mashal),
which occurs 39 times in 39 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:7 - And he took up his parable, H4912 and said, Balak the king of Moab hath brought me from Aram, out of the mountains of the east, saying, Come, curse me Jacob, and come, defy Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:18 - And he took up his parable, H4912 and said, Rise up, Balak, and hear; hearken unto me, thou son of Zippor:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:3 - And he took up his parable, H4912 and said, Balaam the son of Beor hath said, and the man whose eyes are open hath said:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:15 - And he took up his parable, H4912 and said, Balaam the son of Beor hath said, and the man whose eyes are open hath said:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:20 - And when he looked on Amalek, he took up his parable, H4912 and said, Amalek was the first of the nations; but his latter end shall be that he perish for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:21 - And he looked on the Kenites, and took up his parable, H4912 and said, Strong is thy dwellingplace, and thou puttest thy nest in a rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:23 - And he took up his parable, H4912 and said, Alas, who shall live when God doeth this!
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:37 - And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, H4912 and a byword, among all nations whither the LORD shall lead thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:12 - And one of the same place answered and said, But who is their father? Therefore it became a proverb, H4912 Is Saul also among the prophets?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:13 - As saith the proverb H4912 of the ancients, Wickedness proceedeth from the wicked: but mine hand shall not be upon thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:32 - And he spake three thousand proverbs: H4912 and his songs were a thousand and five.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:7 - Then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them; and this house, which I have hallowed for my name, will I cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb H4912 and a byword among all people:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:20 - Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it to be a proverb H4912 and a byword among all nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:12 - Your remembrances are like H4912 unto ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:1 - Moreover Job continued his parable, H4912 and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:1 - Moreover Job continued his parable, H4912 and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:14 - Thou makest us a byword H4912 among the heathen, a shaking of the head among the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:4 - I will incline mine ear to a parable: H4912 I will open my dark saying upon the harp.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:11 - I made sackcloth also my garment; and I became a proverb H4912 to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:2 - I will open my mouth in a parable: H4912 I will utter dark sayings of old:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:1 - The proverbs H4912 of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:6 - To understand a proverb, H4912 and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:1 - The proverbs H4912 of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:1 - These are also proverbs H4912 of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:7 - The legs of the lame are not equal: so is a parable H4912 in the mouth of fools.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:9 - As a thorn goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable H4912 in the mouth of fools.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:9 - And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs. H4912
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:4 - That thou shalt take up this proverb H4912 against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:9 - And I will deliver them to be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth for their hurt, to be a reproach and a proverb, H4912 a taunt and a curse, in all places whither I shall drive them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:22 - Son of man, what is that proverb H4912 that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision faileth?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:23 - Tell them therefore, Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will make this proverb H4912 to cease, and they shall no more use it as a proverb in Israel; but say unto them, The days are at hand, and the effect of every vision.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:8 - And I will set my face against that man, and will make him a sign and a proverb, H4912 and I will cut him off from the midst of my people; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:2 - Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable H4912 unto the house of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:2 - What mean ye, that ye use this proverb H4912 concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:3 - As I live, saith the Lord GOD, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb H4912 in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:49 - Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Doth he not speak parables? H4912
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:3 - And utter a parable H4912 unto the rebellious house, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Set on a pot, set it on, and also pour water into it:
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:4 - In that day shall one take up a parable H4912 against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, and say, We be utterly spoiled: he hath changed the portion of my people: how hath he removed it from me! turning away he hath divided our fields.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:6 - Shall not all these take up a parable H4912 against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that ladeth himself with thick clay!

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