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Lexicon :: Strong's H4079 - miḏyān

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מִדְיָן
Transliteration
miḏyān
Pronunciation
mid-yawn'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
A variation for מָדוֹן (H4066)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 426c

Variant Spellings

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

Strong’s Definitions

מִדְיָן midyân, mid-yawn'; a variation for H4066:—brawling, contention(-ous).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H4079 in the following manner: contention (7x), brawling (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H4079 in the following manner: contention (7x), brawling (2x).
  1. strife, contention

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מִדְיָן midyân, mid-yawn'; a variation for H4066:—brawling, contention(-ous).
STRONGS H4079:
plural מִדְיָנִים Proverbs 18:18, מִדְ֯וָנִים Proverbs 18:19 7 times  ... construct מִדְיְנֵי Proverbs 19:13.
1. strife, contention, almost wholly Proverbs: — Proverbs 18:19; Proverbs 23:29  ... 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.

This is a portion of the full BDB entry H4066.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

H4079

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4079 matches the Hebrew מִדְיָן (miḏyān),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:18 - The lot puts an end to quarrels
and decides between powerful contenders.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:19 - A brother offended is more unyielding than a strong city,
and quarreling is like the bars of a castle.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:13 - A foolish son is ruin to his father,
and a wife’s quarreling is a continual dripping of rain.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:9 - It is better to live in a corner of the housetop
than in a house shared with a quarrelsome wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:19 - It is better to live in a desert land
than with a quarrelsome and fretful woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:29 - Who has woe? Who has sorrow?
Who has strife? Who has complaining?
Who has wounds without cause?
Who has redness of eyes?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:24 - It is better to live in a corner of the housetop
than in a house shared with a quarrelsome wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:21 - As charcoal to hot embers and wood to fire,
so is a quarrelsome man for kindling strife.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:15 - A continual dripping on a rainy day
and a quarrelsome wife are alike;

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