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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 - You make us [fn]an object H4066 of H4066 contention H4066 to our neighbors,
And our enemies laugh among themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:14 - Who, with perversion in his heart, continually devises evil,
Who [fn]spreads strife H4066.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:18 - A hot-tempered person stirs up strife H4066,
But the slow to anger calms a dispute.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:28 - A perverse person spreads strife H4066,
And a [fn]slanderer separates close friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:14 - The beginning of strife H4066 is like letting out water,
So abandon the quarrel before it breaks out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:19 - A brother who is offended is harder to be won than a strong city,
And quarrels H4066 are like the bars of a citadel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:19 - It is better to live in a desert land
Than with a contentious H4066 and irritating woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:10 - Drive out the scoffer, and strife H4066 will leave,
Even quarreling and dishonor will cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:29 - Who has woe? Who has sorrow?
Who has contentions H4066? Who has complaining?
Who has wounds without cause?
Who has red eyes?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:24 - It is better to live on a corner of the roof,
Than [fn]in a house shared with a contentious H4066 woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:20 - For lack of wood the fire goes out,
And where there is no gossiper, quarreling H4066 quiets down.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:21 - Like charcoal to hot embers and wood to fire,
So is a contentious H4066 person to kindle strife.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:15 - A constant dripping on a day of steady rain
And a contentious H4066 woman are alike;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:25 - An [fn]arrogant person stirs up strife H4066,
But one who trusts in the LORD will [fn]prosper.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:22 - An angry person stirs up strife H4066,
And a hot-tempered person abounds in wrongdoing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:10 - Woe to me, my mother, that you have given birth to me
As a man of strife and a man of contention H4066 to all the land!
I have not lent, nor have people lent money to me,
Yet everyone curses me.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:3 - Why do You make me see disaster,
And make me look at destitution?
Yes, devastation and violence are before me;
Strife exists and contention H4066 arises.
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