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Lexicon :: Strong's H4127 - mûḡ

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Strong’s Definitions

מוּג mûwg, moog; a primitive root; to melt, i.e. literally (to soften, flow down, disappear), or figuratively (to fear, faint):—consume, dissolve, (be) faint(-hearted), melt (away), make soft.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H4127 in the following manner: melt (5x), dissolve (4x), faint (3x), melt away (2x), consumed (1x), fainthearted (1x), soft (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H4127 in the following manner: melt (5x), dissolve (4x), faint (3x), melt away (2x), consumed (1x), fainthearted (1x), soft (1x).
  1. to melt, cause to melt

    1. (Qal)

      1. to melt, faint

      2. to cause to melt

    2. (Niphal) to melt away

    3. (Polel) to soften, dissolve, dissipate

    4. (Hithpolel) to melt, flow

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מוּג mûwg, moog; a primitive root; to melt, i.e. literally (to soften, flow down, disappear), or figuratively (to fear, faint):—consume, dissolve, (be) faint(-hearted), melt (away), make soft.
STRONGS H4127: Abbreviations
† † מוּג verb melt (Targum מוּג Ithp., Psalm 46:7; Psalm 107:26; compare Arabic bdb055601 surge (of the sea), Qor 18:99; bdb055602 a wave); **in view of prevailing figurative use, and of Arabic bdb112501(bdb112502) be in tumult, commotion, of sea, people, be agitated, perplexed, it is perhaps dubious whether melt is original meaning; be moved, agitated is usually possibly, and even Amos 9:13; Psalm 65:11 (both late), where (especially Amos) moistening is suggested, this may be perhaps derived from agitating, loosening, dissolving. —
Qal Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תָּמוּג Psalm 46:7 [Psalm 47:5]; וַתָּמוֺג Amos 9:5; 2nd person masculine singular suffix וַתְּמוּגֵ֫נוּ Isaiah 64:6 (but read probably וַתְּמַגְּנֵנוּ, see [מָגַן] above, and compare Di > Du תְּמַגְּנֵנוּ); Infinitive לָמוּג Ezekiel 21:20; —
1. melt, subject אֶרֶץ, at touch of י׳ Amos 9:5; at voice of י׳ Psalm 46:7; = faint (of heart), Ezekiel 21:20.
2. transitive cause to melt Isaiah 64:6 (but see above).
Niph. Perfect נָמוֺג Nahum 2:7 + 2 times; 3rd person plural נָמֹ֫גוּ Exodus 15:15 + 3 times; Participle plural נְמֹגִים Psalm 75:4; — melt away, figurative for be helpless, disorganized (through terror, etc.) Exodus 15:15 (compare context), Joshua 2:9, 24; 1 Samuel 14:16 (compare We Dr), Jeremiah 49:23, compare Nahum 2:7; Isaiah 14:31; Psalm 75:4.
Po`l. soften, dissolve, active: only Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular suffix (subject God): בִּרְבִיבִם תְּמֹגְגֶנָּה Psalm 65:11 thou softenest it [the earth] with showers; figurative, = dissipate וּתְֽֽֽמֹגְגֵ֫נִי Job 30:22 — We reads וַיְמֹגֵג Habakkuk 3:6 for וַיְמֹדֶד, see מדד Po`.
Hithpo`l. Perfect 3rd person plural הִתְמֹגָ֑נוּ Nahum 1:5; Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תִּתְמוֺגָ֑ג Psalm 107:26; 3rd person feminine plural תִּתְמוֺגַגְנָה Amos 9:13; — melt, subject hills (before י׳) Nahum 1:5; subject נֶפֶשׁ Psalm 107:26 (in terror); hyperb. for flow Amos 9:13 (of fertile hills, || הִטִּ֫יפוּ הֶהָרִים).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


15:15; 15:15


2:9; 2:24

1 Samuel





46:7; 46:7; 47:5; 65:11; 65:11; 75:4; 75:4; 107:26; 107:26; 107:26


14:31; 64:6; 64:6




21:20; 21:20


9:5; 9:5; 9:13; 9:13; 9:13


1:5; 1:5; 2:7; 2:7




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4127 matches the Hebrew מוּג (mûḡ),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:15 - Then the dukes of Edom shall be amazed; the mighty men of Moab, trembling shall take hold upon them; all the inhabitants of Canaan shall melt away. H4127
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:9 - And she said unto the men, I know that the LORD hath given you the land, and that your terror is fallen upon us, and that all the inhabitants of the land faint H4127 because of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:24 - And they said unto Joshua, Truly the LORD hath delivered into our hands all the land; for even all the inhabitants of the country do faint H4127 because of us.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:16 - And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked; and, behold, the multitude melted away, H4127 and they went on beating down one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:22 - Thou liftest me up to the wind; thou causest me to ride upon it, and dissolvest H4127 my substance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:6 - The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice, the earth melted. H4127
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:10 - Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly: thou settlest the furrows thereof: thou makest it soft H4127 with showers: thou blessest the springing thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 75:3 - The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: H4127 I bear up the pillars of it. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:26 - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted H4127 because of trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:31 - Howl, O gate; cry, O city; thou, whole Palestina, art dissolved: H4127 for there shall come from the north a smoke, and none shall be alone in his appointed times.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:7 - And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee: for thou hast hid thy face from us, and hast consumed H4127 us, because of our iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:23 - Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are fainthearted; H4127 there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:15 - I have set the point of the sword against all their gates, that their heart may faint, H4127 and their ruins be multiplied: ah! it is made bright, it is wrapped up for the slaughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:5 - And the Lord GOD of hosts is he that toucheth the land, and it shall melt, H4127 and all that dwell therein shall mourn: and it shall rise up wholly like a flood; and shall be drowned, as by the flood of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:13 - Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him that soweth seed; and the mountains shall drop sweet wine, and all the hills shall melt. H4127
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:5 - The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, H4127 and the earth is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:6 - The gates of the rivers shall be opened, and the palace shall be dissolved. H4127
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