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Lexicon :: Strong's H4066 - māḏôn

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 426c

Strong’s Definitions

מָדוֹן mâdôwn, maw-dohn'; from H1777; a contest or quarrel:—brawling, contention(-ous), discord, strife. Compare H4079, H4090.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H4066 in the following manner: strife (7x), contention (3x), discord (1x), variant (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H4066 in the following manner: strife (7x), contention (3x), discord (1x), variant (7x).
  1. strife, contention

    1. strife, contention

    2. object of contention

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָדוֹן mâdôwn, maw-dohn'; from H1777; a contest or quarrel:—brawling, contention(-ous), discord, strife. Compare H4079, H4090.
STRONGS H4066: Abbreviations
† I. מָדוֺן noun masculineProverbs 22:10 strife, contentionPsalm 80:7 [Psalm 80:6] 9 times;
[H4079 plural מִדְיָנִים Proverbs 18:18, מִדְ֯וָנִים Proverbs 18:19 7 times];
[H4090 contracted into מְדָנִים Proverbs 6:19; 10:12],
מִדְ֯נִים Proverbs 6:14;
[H4079 construct מִדְיְנֵי Proverbs 19:13].
1. strife, contention, almost wholly Proverbs: — Proverbs 18:19; Proverbs 23:29; Proverbs 26:20; also Proverbs 17:14 (|| רִיב), Proverbs 22:10 (|| דִּין וְקָלוֺן); יִשָּׂא מ׳ Habakkuk 1:3 contention ariseth (|| ריב); שׁלּח מ׳ let loose strife Proverbs 6:14; Proverbs 16:28; יְגָרֶה מ׳ he stirreth up strife Proverbs 15:18; Proverbs 28:25; Proverbs 29:22; note especially אִישׁ מִדְוָ֯נִים Proverbs 26:21 = a contentious, quarrelsome man; oftener אֵשֶׁת מ׳ = a contentious woman Proverbs 21:9; Proverbs 25:24; Proverbs 27:15, compare וָכָ֑עַם אשׁת מ׳ Proverbs 21:19.
2. object of contention Psalm 80:7 [Psalm 80:6], compare אִישׁ מָדוֺן Jeremiah 15:10 (|| אִישׁ רִיב). — On H4067 מָדוֺן 2 Samuel 21:20 Qr, see I. H4060 מִדָּה.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


80:6; 80:6


6:14; 6:14; 15:18; 16:28; 17:14; 18:19; 21:9; 21:19; 22:10; 22:10; 23:29; 25:24; 26:20; 26:21; 27:15; 28:25; 29:22






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4066 matches the Hebrew מָדוֹן (māḏôn),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 80:6 - Thou makest us a strife H4066 unto our neighbours: and our enemies laugh among themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:14 - Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord. H4066
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:18 - A wrathful man stirreth up strife: H4066 but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:28 - A froward man soweth strife: H4066 and a whisperer separateth chief friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:14 - The beginning of strife H4066 is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:19 - A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions H4066 are like the bars of a castle.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:19 - It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious H4066 and an angry woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:10 - Cast out the scorner, and contention H4066 shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:29 - Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? H4066 who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:24 - It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a brawling H4066 woman and in a wide house.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:20 - Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife H4066 ceaseth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:21 - As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious H4066 man to kindle strife.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:15 - A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious H4066 woman are alike.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:25 - He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: H4066 but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:22 - An angry man stirreth up strife, H4066 and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:10 - Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention H4066 to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them doth curse me.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:3 - Why dost thou shew me iniquity, and cause me to behold grievance? for spoiling and violence are before me: and there are that raise up strife and contention. H4066
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