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Lexicon :: Strong's H3986 - mā'ēn

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Part of Speech
verbal adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1138a

Strong’s Definitions

מָאֵן mâʼên, maw-ane'; from H3985; unwilling:—refuse.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H3986 in the following manner: refuse (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H3986 in the following manner: refuse (4x).
  1. refusing, unwilling to obey

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָאֵן mâʼên, maw-ane'; from H3985; unwilling:—refuse.
STRONGS H3986: Abbreviations
מָאֵן verbal adjective refusing, followed by Infinitive, and always of disobeying י׳; Exodus 7:27 [Exodus 8:2]; Exodus 9:2; Exodus 10:4 (all J), Jeremiah 38:21.
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8:2; 9:2; 10:4




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Strong's Number H3986 matches the Hebrew מָאֵן (mā'ēn),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:2 - And if thou refuse H3986 to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:2 - For if thou refuse H3986 to let them go, and wilt hold them still,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:4 - Else, if thou refuse H3986 to let my people go, behold, to morrow will I bring the locusts into thy coast:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:21 - But if thou refuse H3986 to go forth, this is the word that the LORD hath shewed me:
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