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Lexicon :: Strong's H3994 - mᵊ'ērâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 168a

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: מארה.

Strong’s Definitions

מְאֵרָה mᵉʼêrâh, meh-ay-raw'; from H779; an execration:—curse.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H3994 in the following manner: curse (4x), cursing (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H3994 in the following manner: curse (4x), cursing (1x).
  1. curse

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְאֵרָה mᵉʼêrâh, meh-ay-raw'; from H779; an execration:—curse.
STRONGS H3994: Abbreviations
מְאֵרָה noun feminine a curse Deuteronomy 28:20; Malachi 2:2; Malachi 3:9; construct מְאֵרַת Proverbs 3:33; plural מְאֵרוֺת Proverbs 28:27.
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3:33; 28:27


2:2; 3:9


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Strong's Number H3994 matches the Hebrew מְאֵרָה (mᵊ'ērâ),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:20 - “The LORD will send against you curses H3994, panic, and rebuke, in [fn]everything you undertake to do, until you are destroyed and until you perish quickly, on account of the evil of your deeds, because you have abandoned Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:33 - The curse H3994 of the LORD is on the house of the wicked,
But He blesses the home of the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:27 - One who gives to the poor will never lack anything,
But one who [fn]shuts his eyes will have many curses H3994.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:2 - “If you do not listen, and if you do not take it to heart to give honor to My name,” says the LORD of armies, “then I will send the curse H3994 upon you and I will curse your blessings; and indeed, I have cursed them already, because you are not taking it to heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:9 - “You are cursed with a curse H3994, for you are robbing Me, the entire nation of you!
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