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Lexicon :: Strong's H3976 - mō'znayim

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 58a

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: מאזנים (Gesenius) מאזן (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

מֹאזֵן môʼzên, mo-zane'; from H239; (only in the dual) a pair of scales:—balances.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H3976 in the following manner: balances (15x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H3976 in the following manner: balances (15x).
  1. scales, balances

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מֹאזֵן môʼzên, mo-zane'; from H239; (only in the dual) a pair of scales:—balances.
STRONGS H3976: Abbreviations
† [מאזן] noun [masculine] dual balances, scales (Arabic bdb002403, Aramaic (Nasar.) bdb002404) — מאֹזְנַיִם (נָֿ֑יִם) Isaiah 40:15 + 4 times; construct מאֹזְנֵי Leviticus 19:36 + 9 timesbalances, for weighing money Jeremiah 32:10 וָאֶשְׁקֹל הַכֶּסֶף בְּמ׳; hair Ezekiel 5:1 (מִשְׁקָל מ׳); שַׁחַק מ׳) Isaiah 40:15 dust of balance, simile of insignificance of nations before י׳; figurative, calamity Job 6:2; men Psalm 62:10; hills Isaiah 40:12 (בַּפֶּלֶס שָׁקַל הָרִים וּגְבָעוֺת בְּמ׳); צֶדֶק א׳ Leviticus 19:36 (|| אַבְנֵיצֿ׳, אֵיפַת צ׳, הִין צ׳), Ezekiel 45:10 (|| אֵיפַתצֿ׳, בַּתצֿ׳) compare Proverbs 16:11 (מִשְׁפָּט וּמ׳ פֶּלָס); figurative Job 31:6 יִשְׁקְלֵנִי בְּמ׳ צֶדֶק; opposed to מִרְמָה מ׳ Proverbs 11:1 (|| אֶבֶן שְׁלֵמָה); Proverbs 20:23 (|| אֶבֶן וָאָ֑בֶן) Amos 8:5 (|| לְהַקְטִין אֵיפָה וּלְהַגְדִּיל שֶׁקֶל) Hosea 12:8; רֶשַׁע מ׳ Micah 6:11 (|| אַבְנֵי מִרְמָה).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


19:36; 19:36


6:2; 31:6




11:1; 16:11; 20:23


40:12; 40:15; 40:15




5:1; 45:10








Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3976 matches the Hebrew מֹאזְנַיִם (mō'znayim),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:36 - Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin shall ye have: I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:2 - Oh that my grief were thoroughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:6 - Let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know my integrity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:9 - Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:1 - A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:11 - A just weight and balance are the LORD'S: all the weights of the bag are his work.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:23 - Divers weights are an abomination to the LORD; and a false balance is not good.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:12 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and measured heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:15 - Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance: behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:10 - And I subscribed the contract, and sealed it, and took witnesses, and weighed him the money in the balances.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:1 - And thou, son of man, take thee a sharp knife, take thee a barber's razor, and cause it to pass upon thy head and upon thy beard: then take to thee balances to weigh, and divide the hair.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:10 - Ye shall have just balances, and a just ephah, and a just bath.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:7 - He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loveth to oppress.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:5 - Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit?
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:11 - Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?
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