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Lexicon :: Strong's H4115 - mahpeḵeṯ

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מַהְפֶּכֶת
Transliteration
mahpeḵeṯ
Pronunciation
mah-peh'-keth
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 512e

Strong’s Definitions

מַהְפֶּכֶת mahpeketh, mah-peh'-keth; from H2015; a wrench, i.e. the stocks:—prison, stocks.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H4115 in the following manner: prison (2x), stocks (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H4115 in the following manner: prison (2x), stocks (2x).
  1. stocks

    1. similar instrument of punishment (compelling crooked posture or distorting)

    2. house of stocks, prison-house

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַהְפֶּכֶת mahpeketh, mah-peh'-keth; from H2015; a wrench, i.e. the stocks:—prison, stocks.
STRONGS H4115: Abbreviations
מַהְפֶּ֫כֶת noun feminine stocks or similar instrument of punishment (compelling crooked posture, or distorting), mentioned rather late; as punishment for Jeremiah אֲשֶׁר בְּשֹׁעַר בִּנְיָמִן הַמּ׳ Jeremiah 20:2 (Greek Version of the LXX εἱς τὸν καταράκτην κ.τ.λ.), compare אֶלהַֿמּ׳ Jeremiah 29:26 (Greek Version of the LXX εἰς τὸ ἀπόκλεισμα; || אֶלהַֿצִּינֹק, Greek Version of the LXX εἰς τὸν καταράκτην, but order of words perhaps reversed in Greek Version of the LXX); הַמַּהְפָּ֑כֶת Jeremiah 20:3; הַמַּהְפֶּכֶת בֵּית assigned also to Asa's time 2 Chronicles 16:10 (Greek Version of the LXX εἰς φυλακήν; LXX of Lucian (Lag.) εἰς οἶκον φυλακῆς; compare Acts 16:24, where εἰς τὴν ἐσωτέραν φυλακήν, + εἰς τὸ ξύλον).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Chronicles

16:10

Jeremiah

20:2; 20:3; 29:26

Acts

16:24

H4115

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4115 matches the Hebrew מַהְפֶּכֶת (mahpeḵeṯ),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:10 - Then Asa was wroth with the seer, and put him in a prison H4115 house; for he was in a rage with him because of this thing. And Asa oppressed some of the people the same time.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:2 - Then Pashur smote Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks H4115 that were in the high gate of Benjamin, which was by the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:3 - And it came to pass on the morrow, that Pashur brought forth Jeremiah out of the stocks. H4115 Then said Jeremiah unto him, The LORD hath not called thy name Pashur, but Magormissabib.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:26 - The LORD hath made thee priest in the stead of Jehoiada the priest, that ye should be officers in the house of the LORD, for every man that is mad, and maketh himself a prophet, that thou shouldest put him in prison, H4115 and in the stocks.
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