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Lexicon :: Strong's H4046 - magēp̄â

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1294b

Strong’s Definitions

מַגֵּפָה maggêphâh, mag-gay-faw'; from H5062; a pestilence; by analogy, defeat:—(× be) plague(-d), slaughter, stroke.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x

The KJV translates Strong's H4046 in the following manner: plague (21x), slaughter (3x), plagued (1x), stroke (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x
The KJV translates Strong's H4046 in the following manner: plague (21x), slaughter (3x), plagued (1x), stroke (1x).
  1. blow, slaughter, plague, pestilence, strike, smite

    1. blow (fatal stroke)

    2. slaughter (of battle)

    3. plague, pestilence (divine judgment)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַגֵּפָה maggêphâh, mag-gay-faw'; from H5062; a pestilence; by analogy, defeat:—(× be) plague(-d), slaughter, stroke.
STRONGS H4046: Abbreviations
מַגֵּפָה noun feminine blow, slaughter, plague, pestilence; — מ׳ absolute Numbers 14:37 23 times; construct מַגֵּפַת Zechariah 14:15; plural suffix מַגֵּפֹתַי Exodus 9:14; —
1. blow, = fatal stroke Ezekiel 24:16; in divine judgment (plague) Exodus 9:14 (J).
2. slaughter in battle, 1 Samuel 4:17; 2 Samuel 17:9; 2 Samuel 18:7.
3. plague, pestilence (divine judgment), of tumours on Philistines 1 Samuel 6:4; against Israel Numbers 14:37; Numbers 17:13; Numbers 17:14; Numbers 17:15; Numbers 25:8; Numbers 25:9; Numbers 25:18; Numbers 25:19; Numbers 31:16; 2 Samuel 24:21; 2 Samuel 24:25 (insert also 2 Samuel 24:15 Greek Version of the LXX Th We Klo Dr Kit Bu), 1 Chronicles 21:22; Psalm 106:29; Psalm 106:30; specifically disease of bowels 2 Chronicles 21:14; מ׳ = infected people 1 Chronicles 21:17; wasting of flesh, eyes and tongue, of hostile peoples Zechariah 14:12,18; attacking beasts Zechariah 14:15; Zechariah 14:15.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


9:14; 9:14


14:37; 14:37; 17:13; 25:8; 25:9; 25:18; 25:19; 31:16

1 Samuel

4:17; 6:4

2 Samuel

17:9; 18:7; 24:15; 24:21; 24:25

1 Chronicles

21:17; 21:22

2 Chronicles



106:29; 106:30




14:12; 14:15; 14:15; 14:15; 14:18


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4046 matches the Hebrew מַגֵּפָה (magēp̄â),
which occurs 26 times in 25 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:14 - For I will at this time send all my plagues H4046 upon thine heart, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that thou mayest know that there is none like me in all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:37 - Even those men that did bring up the evil report upon the land, died by the plague H4046 before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:48 - And he stood between the dead and the living; and the plague H4046 was stayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:49 - Now they that died in the plague H4046 were fourteen thousand and seven hundred, beside them that died about the matter of Korah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:50 - And Aaron returned unto Moses unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: and the plague H4046 was stayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:8 - And he went after the man of Israel into the tent, and thrust both of them through, the man of Israel, and the woman through her belly. So the plague H4046 was stayed from the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:9 - And those that died in the plague H4046 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:18 - For they vex you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, which was slain in the day of the plague H4046 for Peor's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:1 - And it came to pass after the plague, H4046 that the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:16 - Behold, these caused the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit trespass against the LORD in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague H4046 among the congregation of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:17 - And the messenger answered and said, Israel is fled before the Philistines, and there hath been also a great slaughter H4046 among the people, and thy two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God is taken.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:4 - Then said they, What shall be the trespass offering which we shall return to him? They answered, Five golden emerods, and five golden mice, according to the number of the lords of the Philistines: for one plague H4046 was on you all, and on your lords.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:9 - Behold, he is hid now in some pit, or in some other place: and it will come to pass, when some of them be overthrown at the first, that whosoever heareth it will say, There is a slaughter H4046 among the people that follow Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:7 - Where the people of Israel were slain before the servants of David, and there was there a great slaughter H4046 that day of twenty thousand men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:21 - And Araunah said, Wherefore is my lord the king come to his servant? And David said, To buy the threshingfloor of thee, to build an altar unto the LORD, that the plague H4046 may be stayed from the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:25 - And David built there an altar unto the LORD, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. So the LORD was intreated for the land, and the plague H4046 was stayed from Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:17 - And David said unto God, Is it not I that commanded the people to be numbered? even I it is that have sinned and done evil indeed; but as for these sheep, what have they done? let thine hand, I pray thee, O LORD my God, be on me, and on my father's house; but not on thy people, that they should be plagued. H4046
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:22 - Then David said to Ornan, Grant me the place of this threshingfloor, that I may build an altar therein unto the LORD: thou shalt grant it me for the full price: that the plague H4046 may be stayed from the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:14 - Behold, with a great plague H4046 will the LORD smite thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy goods:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:29 - Thus they provoked him to anger with their inventions: and the plague H4046 brake in upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:30 - Then stood up Phinehas, and executed judgment: and so the plague H4046 was stayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:16 - Son of man, behold, I take away from thee the desire of thine eyes with a stroke: H4046 yet neither shalt thou mourn nor weep, neither shall thy tears run down.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:12 - And this shall be the plague H4046 wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their holes, and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:15 - And so shall be the plague H4046 of the horse, of the mule, of the camel, and of the ass, and of all the beasts that shall be in these tents, as this plague. H4046
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:18 - And if the family of Egypt go not up, and come not, that have no rain; there shall be the plague, H4046 wherewith the LORD will smite the heathen that come not up to keep the feast of tabernacles.
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