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Lexicon :: Strong's H4026 - miḡdāl

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 315f,315g

Strong’s Definitions

מִגְדָּל migdâl, mig-dawl'; also (in plural) feminine מִגְדָּלָה migdâlâh; from H1431; a tower (from its size or height); by analogy, a rostrum; figuratively, a (pyramidal) bed of flowers:—castle, flower, tower. Compare the names following.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x

The KJV translates Strong's H4026 in the following manner: tower (47x), castles (1x), flowers (1x), pulpit (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x
The KJV translates Strong's H4026 in the following manner: tower (47x), castles (1x), flowers (1x), pulpit (1x).
  1. tower

    1. tower

    2. elevated stage, pulpit

    3. raised bed

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מִגְדָּל migdâl, mig-dawl'; also (in plural) feminine מִגְדָּלָה migdâlâh; from H1431; a tower (from its size or height); by analogy, a rostrum; figuratively, a (pyramidal) bed of flowers:—castle, flower, tower. Compare the names following.
STRONGS H4026: Abbreviations
מִגְדָּל noun masculine tower, Genesis 11:5 + 11 times; construct מִגְדַּל Judges 8:17 + 21 times; plural מִגְדָּלִים 2 Chronicles 26:9 + 6 times; מִגְדָּלֶיהָ Psalm 48:12; Ezekiel 26:4; pluralf. מִגְדָּלוֺת 2 Chronicles 32:5 + 2 times; construct מִגְדְּלוֺת Songs 5:13 (?); suffix מִגְדְּלֹתַיִךְ Ezekiel 26:9; Ezekiel 27:11; —
1. tower Genesis 11:4, 5; Judges 8:9; Judges 9:51 (twice in verse); Judges 9:52 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 9:17; 2 Kings 17:9; 2 Kings 18:8; 1 Chronicles 27:25; 2 Chronicles 14:6; 2 Chronicles 26:9, 10, 11; 27:4; 32:5; Nehemiah 3:25, 26, 27; Isaiah 2:15; Isaiah 30:25; Isaiah 33:18; Ezekiel 26:4, 9; Ezekiel 27:11; Psalm 48:13, watch-tower in vineyard Isaiah 5:2; figurative of God as refuge Psalm 61:4; Proverbs 18:10; beautiful neck like tower of David Songs 4:4; an ivory tower Songs 7:5; breasts Songs 8:10. (compare MI22 מגדלתה, Sabean (more precisely Lihyânian) מגדלנהן, Eut, see DHMEpigr. Denkm. 4, 1. 5). Special towers mentioned on Lebanon Cant 7:5, Penuel Judges 8:17, Shechem Judges 9:46, 47, 49; and at Jerusalem, the tower of David Cant 4:4 (the arsenal), מֵאָה Nehemiah 3:1, חֲנַנְאֵל Nehemiah 3:1; Nehemiah 12:39; Jeremiah 31:38; Zechariah 14:10, תַּנּוּרִים Nehemiah 3:11; Nehemiah 12:38 (tower of the furnaces).
2. elevated stage, pulpit of wood Nehemiah 8:4.
3. raised bed || עֲרוּגָה Songs 5:13, but Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate Hi Bö De rightly read מְגַדְּלוֺת.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


11:4; 11:5; 11:5


8:9; 8:17; 8:17; 9:46; 9:47; 9:49; 9:51; 9:52

2 Kings

9:17; 17:9; 18:8

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

14:6; 26:9; 26:9; 26:10; 26:11; 27:4; 32:5; 32:5


3:1; 3:1; 3:11; 3:25; 3:26; 3:27; 8:4; 12:38; 12:39


48:12; 48:13; 61:4



Song of Songs

4:4; 4:4; 5:13; 5:13; 7:5; 7:5; 8:10


2:15; 5:2; 30:25; 33:18




26:4; 26:4; 26:9; 26:9; 27:11; 27:11



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4026 matches the Hebrew מִגְדָּל (miḡdāl),
which occurs 49 times in 44 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:4 - And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, H4026 whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:5 - And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, H4026 which the children of men builded.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:9 - And he spake also unto the men of Penuel, saying, When I come again in peace, I will break down this tower. H4026
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:17 - And he beat down the tower H4026 of Penuel, and slew the men of the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:46 - And when all the men of the tower H4026 of Shechem heard that, they entered into an hold of the house of the god Berith.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:47 - And it was told Abimelech, that all the men of the tower H4026 of Shechem were gathered together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:49 - And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them to the hold, and set the hold on fire upon them; so that all the men of the tower H4026 of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:51 - But there was a strong tower H4026 within the city, and thither fled all the men and women, and all they of the city, and shut it to them, and gat them up to the top of the tower. H4026
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:52 - And Abimelech came unto the tower, H4026 and fought against it, and went hard unto the door of the tower H4026 to burn it with fire.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:17 - And there stood a watchman on the tower H4026 in Jezreel, and he spied the company of Jehu as he came, and said, I see a company. And Joram said, Take an horseman, and send to meet them, and let him say, Is it peace?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:9 - And the children of Israel did secretly those things that were not right against the LORD their God, and they built them high places in all their cities, from the tower H4026 of the watchmen to the fenced city.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:8 - He smote the Philistines, even unto Gaza, and the borders thereof, from the tower H4026 of the watchmen to the fenced city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:25 - And over the king's treasures was Azmaveth the son of Adiel: and over the storehouses in the fields, in the cities, and in the villages, and in the castles, H4026 was Jehonathan the son of Uzziah:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:7 - Therefore he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities, and make about them walls, and towers, H4026 gates, and bars, while the land is yet before us; because we have sought the LORD our God, we have sought him, and he hath given us rest on every side. So they built and prospered.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:9 - Moreover Uzziah built towers H4026 in Jerusalem at the corner gate, and at the valley gate, and at the turning of the wall, and fortified them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:10 - Also he built towers H4026 in the desert, and digged many wells: for he had much cattle, both in the low country, and in the plains: husbandmen also, and vine dressers in the mountains, and in Carmel: for he loved husbandry.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:15 - And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers H4026 and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal. And his name spread far abroad; for he was marvellously helped, till he was strong.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 27:4 - Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers. H4026
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:5 - Also he strengthened himself, and built up all the wall that was broken, and raised it up to the towers, H4026 and another wall without, and repaired Millo in the city of David, and made darts and shields in abundance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:1 - Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brethren the priests, and they builded the sheep gate; they sanctified it, and set up the doors of it; even unto the tower H4026 of Meah they sanctified it, unto the tower H4026 of Hananeel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:11 - Malchijah the son of Harim, and Hashub the son of Pahathmoab, repaired the other piece, and the tower H4026 of the furnaces.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:25 - Palal the son of Uzai, over against the turning of the wall, and the tower H4026 which lieth out from the king's high house, that was by the court of the prison. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:26 - Moreover the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel, unto the place over against the water gate toward the east, and the tower H4026 that lieth out.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:27 - After them the Tekoites repaired another piece, over against the great tower H4026 that lieth out, even unto the wall of Ophel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:4 - And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit H4026 of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, and Hashum, and Hashbadana, Zechariah, and Meshullam.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:38 - And the other company of them that gave thanks went over against them, and I after them, and the half of the people upon the wall, from beyond the tower H4026 of the furnaces even unto the broad wall;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:39 - And from above the gate of Ephraim, and above the old gate, and above the fish gate, and the tower H4026 of Hananeel, and the tower H4026 of Meah, even unto the sheep gate: and they stood still in the prison gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:12 - Walk about Zion, and go round about her: tell the towers H4026 thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:3 - For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower H4026 from the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:10 - The name of the LORD is a strong tower: H4026 the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:4 - Thy neck is like the tower H4026 of David builded for an armoury, whereon there hang a thousand bucklers, all shields of mighty men.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:13 - His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as sweet flowers: H4026 his lips like lilies, dropping sweet smelling myrrh.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:4 - Thy neck is as a tower H4026 of ivory; thine eyes like the fishpools in Heshbon, by the gate of Bathrabbim: thy nose is as the tower H4026 of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:10 - I am a wall, and my breasts like towers: H4026 then was I in his eyes as one that found favour.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:15 - And upon every high tower, H4026 and upon every fenced wall,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:2 - And he fenced it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower H4026 in the midst of it, and also made a winepress therein: and he looked that it should bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:25 - And there shall be upon every high mountain, and upon every high hill, rivers and streams of waters in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers H4026 fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:18 - Thine heart shall meditate terror. Where is the scribe? where is the receiver? where is he that counted the towers? H4026
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:38 - Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that the city shall be built to the LORD from the tower H4026 of Hananeel unto the gate of the corner.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:4 - And they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus, and break down her towers: H4026 I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:9 - And he shall set engines of war against thy walls, and with his axes he shall break down thy towers. H4026
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:11 - The men of Arvad with thine army were upon thy walls round about, and the Gammadims were in thy towers: H4026 they hanged their shields upon thy walls round about; they have made thy beauty perfect.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:8 - And thou, O tower H4026 of the flock, the strong hold of the daughter of Zion, unto thee shall it come, even the first dominion; the kingdom shall come to the daughter of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:10 - All the land shall be turned as a plain from Geba to Rimmon south of Jerusalem: and it shall be lifted up, and inhabited in her place, from Benjamin's gate unto the place of the first gate, unto the corner gate, and from the tower H4026 of Hananeel unto the king's winepresses.
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