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Lexicon :: Strong's H4080 - miḏyān

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

מִדְיָן Midyân, mid-yawn'; the same as H4079; Midjan, a son of Abraham; also his country and (collectively) his descendants:—Midian, Midianite.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 59x

The KJV translates Strong's H4080 in the following manner: Midian (39x), Midianite (20x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 59x
The KJV translates Strong's H4080 in the following manner: Midian (39x), Midianite (20x).
  1. Midian or Midianite = "strife"

    proper masculine noun
    1. son of Abraham by Keturah and progenitor of the tribe of Midianites or Arabians

    2. the tribe descended from Midian

      proper locative noun
    3. the territory of the tribe descended from Midian; located principally in the desert north of the Arabian peninsula; land to which Moses went when he fled from Pharaoh

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מִדְיָן Midyân, mid-yawn'; the same as H4079; Midjan, a son of Abraham; also his country and (collectively) his descendants:—Midian, Midianite.
STRONGS H4080: Abbreviations
מִדְיָן proper name, masculine
1. son of Abraham and Keturah Genesis 25:2, 4 (J) 1 Chronicles 1:32, 33.
2. an Arabian tribe Genesis 36:35 (= 1 Chronicles 1:46) Numbers 31:3 (twice in verse); Numbers 31:7, 8 (twice in verse); Numbers 31:9 (P) Judges 6-9 (31 times); having a כֹּהֵן (as chieftain?) Exodus 2:16; Exodus 3:1; Exodus 18:1 (E); זקנים Numbers 22:4, 7 (JE), נשׂיא(יםׅ Numbers 25:18 (P) Joshua 13:21 (P), שׂרים Judges 7:25; Judges 8:3, מלכים Numbers 31:8 (twice in verse); Judges 8:5, 12, 26; בִּכְרֵי מִדְיָן dromedaries of Midian Isaiah 60:6; יוֺם מִדְיָן day of Midian Isaiah 9:3 (the victory over Midian Judges 7-8) compare Judges 10:26; Psalm 83:10,
3. אֶרֶץ מִרְיָן the land of Midian Exodus 2:15 (E) Habakkuk 3:7; מִדְיָן Exodus 4:19 (J) Numbers 25:15 (P) 1 Kings 11:18; land on Aelanitic gulf (where Arabic geographers still place town bdb019301). compare on Midian, GlaserSkizze ii. 447 ff.; HomAufsätze i. (1892), 4f.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


25:2; 25:4; 36:35


2:15; 2:16; 3:1; 4:19; 18:1


22:4; 22:7; 25:15; 25:18; 31:3; 31:7; 31:8; 31:8; 31:9




7:25; 8:3; 8:5; 8:12; 8:26

1 Kings


1 Chronicles

1:32; 1:33; 1:46




9:3; 60:6



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4080 matches the Hebrew מִדְיָן (miḏyān),
which occurs 59 times in 55 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 25:2–1Ch 1:46)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:2 - And she bare him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, H4080 and Ishbak, and Shuah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:4 - And the sons of Midian; H4080 Ephah, and Epher, and Hanoch, and Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the children of Keturah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:35 - And Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who smote Midian H4080 in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Avith.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:15 - Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: H4080 and he sat down by a well.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:16 - Now the priest of Midian H4080 had seven daughters: and they came and drew water, and filled the troughs to water their father's flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:1 - Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: H4080 and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:19 - And the LORD said unto Moses in Midian, H4080 Go, return into Egypt: for all the men are dead which sought thy life.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:1 - When Jethro, the priest of Midian, H4080 Moses' father in law, heard of all that God had done for Moses, and for Israel his people, and that the LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:4 - And Moab said unto the elders of Midian, H4080 Now shall this company lick up all that are round about us, as the ox licketh up the grass of the field. And Balak the son of Zippor was king of the Moabites at that time.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:7 - And the elders of Moab and the elders of Midian H4080 departed with the rewards of divination in their hand; and they came unto Balaam, and spake unto him the words of Balak.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:15 - And the name of the Midianitish woman that was slain was Cozbi, the daughter of Zur; he was head over a people, and of a chief house in Midian. H4080
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, H4080 their sister, which was slain in the day of the plague for Peor's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:3 - And Moses spake unto the people, saying, Arm some of yourselves unto the war, and let them go against the Midianites, H4080 and avenge the LORD of Midian. H4080
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:7 - And they warred against the Midianites, H4080 as the LORD commanded Moses; and they slew all the males.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:8 - And they slew the kings of Midian, H4080 beside the rest of them that were slain; namely, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of Midian: H4080 Balaam also the son of Beor they slew with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:9 - And the children of Israel took all the women of Midian H4080 captives, and their little ones, and took the spoil of all their cattle, and all their flocks, and all their goods.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:21 - And all the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, whom Moses smote with the princes of Midian, H4080 Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, which were dukes of Sihon, dwelling in the country.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:1 - And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD: and the LORD delivered them into the hand of Midian H4080 seven years.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:2 - And the hand of Midian H4080 prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites H4080 the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:3 - And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites H4080 came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:6 - And Israel was greatly impoverished because of the Midianites; H4080 and the children of Israel cried unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:7 - And it came to pass, when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD because of the Midianites, H4080
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:11 - And there came an angel of the LORD, and sat under an oak which was in Ophrah, that pertained unto Joash the Abiezrite: and his son Gideon threshed wheat by the winepress, to hide it from the Midianites. H4080
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:13 - And Gideon said unto him, Oh my Lord, if the LORD be with us, why then is all this befallen us? and where be all his miracles which our fathers told us of, saying, Did not the LORD bring us up from Egypt? but now the LORD hath forsaken us, and delivered us into the hands of the Midianites. H4080
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:14 - And the LORD looked upon him, and said, Go in this thy might, and thou shalt save Israel from the hand of the Midianites: H4080 have not I sent thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:16 - And the LORD said unto him, Surely I will be with thee, and thou shalt smite the Midianites H4080 as one man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:33 - Then all the Midianites H4080 and the Amalekites and the children of the east were gathered together, and went over, and pitched in the valley of Jezreel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:1 - Then Jerubbaal, who is Gideon, and all the people that were with him, rose up early, and pitched beside the well of Harod: so that the host of the Midianites H4080 were on the north side of them, by the hill of Moreh, in the valley.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:2 - And the LORD said unto Gideon, The people that are with thee are too many for me to give the Midianites H4080 into their hands, lest Israel vaunt themselves against me, saying, Mine own hand hath saved me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:7 - And the LORD said unto Gideon, By the three hundred men that lapped will I save you, and deliver the Midianites H4080 into thine hand: and let all the other people go every man unto his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:8 - So the people took victuals in their hand, and their trumpets: and he sent all the rest of Israel every man unto his tent, and retained those three hundred men: and the host of Midian H4080 was beneath him in the valley.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:12 - And the Midianites H4080 and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like grasshoppers for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand by the sea side for multitude.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:13 - And when Gideon was come, behold, there was a man that told a dream unto his fellow, and said, Behold, I dreamed a dream, and, lo, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the host of Midian, H4080 and came unto a tent, and smote it that it fell, and overturned it, that the tent lay along.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:14 - And his fellow answered and said, This is nothing else save the sword of Gideon the son of Joash, a man of Israel: for into his hand hath God delivered Midian, H4080 and all the host.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:15 - And it was so, when Gideon heard the telling of the dream, and the interpretation thereof, that he worshipped, and returned into the host of Israel, and said, Arise; for the LORD hath delivered into your hand the host of Midian. H4080
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:23 - And the men of Israel gathered themselves together out of Naphtali, and out of Asher, and out of all Manasseh, and pursued after the Midianites. H4080
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:24 - And Gideon sent messengers throughout all mount Ephraim, saying, Come down against the Midianites, H4080 and take before them the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan. Then all the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and took the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:25 - And they took two princes of the Midianites, H4080 Oreb and Zeeb; and they slew Oreb upon the rock Oreb, and Zeeb they slew at the winepress of Zeeb, and pursued Midian, H4080 and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon on the other side Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:1 - And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why hast thou served us thus, that thou calledst us not, when thou wentest to fight with the Midianites? H4080 And they did chide with him sharply.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:3 - God hath delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, H4080 Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to do in comparison of you? Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:5 - And he said unto the men of Succoth, Give, I pray you, loaves of bread unto the people that follow me; for they be faint, and I am pursuing after Zebah and Zalmunna, kings of Midian. H4080
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:12 - And when Zebah and Zalmunna fled, he pursued after them, and took the two kings of Midian, H4080 Zebah and Zalmunna, and discomfited all the host.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:22 - Then the men of Israel said unto Gideon, Rule thou over us, both thou, and thy son, and thy son's son also: for thou hast delivered us from the hand of Midian. H4080
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:26 - And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was a thousand and seven hundred shekels of gold; beside ornaments, and collars, and purple raiment that was on the kings of Midian, H4080 and beside the chains that were about their camels' necks.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:28 - Thus was Midian H4080 subdued before the children of Israel, so that they lifted up their heads no more. And the country was in quietness forty years in the days of Gideon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:17 - (For my father fought for you, and adventured his life far, and delivered you out of the hand of Midian: H4080
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:18 - And they arose out of Midian, H4080 and came to Paran: and they took men with them out of Paran, and they came to Egypt, unto Pharaoh king of Egypt; which gave him an house, and appointed him victuals, and gave him land.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:32 - Now the sons of Keturah, Abraham's concubine: she bare Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, H4080 and Ishbak, and Shuah. And the sons of Jokshan; Sheba, and Dedan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:33 - And the sons of Midian; H4080 Ephah, and Epher, and Henoch, and Abida, and Eldaah. All these are the sons of Keturah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:46 - And when Husham was dead, Hadad the son of Bedad, which smote Midian H4080 in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Avith.

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