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Lexicon :: Strong's H4148 - mûsār

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 877b

Strong’s Definitions

מוּסָר mûwçâr, moo-sawr'; from H3256; properly, chastisement; figuratively, reproof, warning or instruction; also restraint:—bond, chastening(-eth), chastisement, check, correction, discipline, doctrine, instruction, rebuke.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x

The KJV translates Strong's H4148 in the following manner: instruction (30x), correction (8x), chasten (4x), chastisement (3x), check (1x), bond (1x), discipline (1x), doctrine (1x), rebuker (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x
The KJV translates Strong's H4148 in the following manner: instruction (30x), correction (8x), chasten (4x), chastisement (3x), check (1x), bond (1x), discipline (1x), doctrine (1x), rebuker (1x).
  1. discipline, chastening, correction

    1. discipline, correction

    2. chastening

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מוּסָר mûwçâr, moo-sawr'; from H3256; properly, chastisement; figuratively, reproof, warning or instruction; also restraint:—bond, chastening(-eth), chastisement, check, correction, discipline, doctrine, instruction, rebuke.
STRONGS H4148: Abbreviations
מוּסָר noun masculineProverbs 15:10 discipline (of the moral nature), chastening, correction; — מ׳ Jeremiah 2:30 + 31 times (Ezekiel 5:15 strike out Co); construct מוּסַר Deuteronomy 11:2 + 14 times (for Job 12:28 see אסר); suffix מוּסָרִי Proverbs 8:10; מוּסָֽרְךָ Isaiah 26:16; [H4561 מֹסָרָם Job 33:16] (for מֻסָרָם Di SS); — discipline, correction, of God, Deuteronomy 11:2 מוּסַר י׳ the discipline of י׳ (of Y.'s wonders, as exercising a disciplinary, educating influence upon Israel, compare Dr); לקח מ׳ Jeremiah 17:23; Jeremiah 32:33; Jeremiah 35:13; Zephaniah 3:2, 7; Psalm 50:17; [H4561 Job 33:16]; Job 36:10; בְּלִמָּתִי מ׳ the correction of (i.e. which leadeth to) my shame Job 20:3.
b. הבלים עֵץ הוּא מ׳ the discipline of unreal gods is wood (is like themselves, destitute of true moral force) Jeremiah 10:8; Ezekiel 5:15 = warning example (?) Ew Sm (|| שְׁמָמָה; strike out Greek Version of the LXX CO).
c. in Proverbs, discipline in the school of wisdom: חכמה ומ׳ Ezekiel 1:2, 7; Ezekiel 23:23; חכמה מ׳ discipline of wisdom Ezekiel 15:33; הַשְׂכֵּל מ׳ Ezekiel 1:3; תוכחות מ׳ Ezekiel 6:23; לִבֶּ֑ךָ הָבִיאָה לַמּ׳ Ezekiel 23:12 apply thy mind to discipline; קבּל מ׳ Ezekiel 19:20; לקח מ׳ Ezekiel 1:3; Ezekiel 8:10; Ezekiel 24:32 (compare Jeremiah above); קנה מ׳ Ezekiel 23:23; שׁמע מ׳ Ezekiel 8:23; Ezekiel 19:27; שׁמר מ׳ Ezekiel 10:17; אהב מ׳ Ezekiel 12:1; החזק במ׳ Ezekiel 4:13; the reverse שׂנא מ׳ Ezekiel 5:12; פרע מ׳ Ezekiel 13:18; Ezekiel 15:32; בזה מ׳ Ezekiel 1:7; באין מ׳ for lack of discipline Ezekiel 5:23 (|| בְּרֹב אִיַלְתּוֺ); אֱוִלִים אִוֶּלֶת מ׳ Ezekiel 16:22 the discipline of fools is folly; of paternal discipline, correction, Proverbs 1:8; Proverbs 4:1; Proverbs 13:1.
2. more severely, chastening, chastisement:
a. of God, יהוה מ׳ Proverbs 3:11 chastening of Yahweh; שׁדַּי מ׳ Job 5:17; מוּסָֽרְךָ Isaiah 26:16; שְׁלוֺמֵנוּ עָלָיו מ׳ Isaiah 53:5 chastisement of (i.e. leading to) our peace was upon him; לקח מ׳ Jeremiah 2:30; Jeremiah 5:3; Jeremiah 7:28; אַכְזָרִי מ׳ Jeremiah 30:14 chastisement of a cruel one, MT, but read מוּסָר א׳ cruel chastisement, Gf and especially Gie; לְכֻלָּם אני מ׳ Hosea 5:2 I am a chastisement for them all.
b. of man, Proverbs 15:5; Proverbs 23:13; שִׁחֲרוֺ מ׳ Proverbs 13:24; שֵׁבֶט מ׳ Proverbs 22:15; אויל מ׳ Proverbs 7:22 chastisement of a fool; מוּסָר רָע Proverbs 15:10 grievous chastisement.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


11:2; 11:2


5:17; 20:3; 36:10




1:8; 3:11; 4:1; 7:22; 8:10; 13:1; 13:24; 15:5; 15:10; 15:10; 22:15; 23:13


26:16; 26:16; 53:5


2:30; 2:30; 5:3; 7:28; 10:8; 17:23; 30:14; 32:33; 35:13


1:2; 1:3; 1:3; 1:7; 1:7; 4:13; 5:12; 5:15; 5:15; 8:10; 10:17; 12:1; 13:18; 16:22; 23:12; 23:23; 23:23




3:2; 3:7


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4148 matches the Hebrew מוּסָר (mûsār),
which occurs 50 times in 50 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:2 - And know ye this day: for I speak not with your children which have not known, and which have not seen the chastisement H4148 of the LORD your God, his greatness, his mighty hand, and his stretched out arm,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:17 - Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening H4148 of the Almighty:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:18 - He looseth the bond H4148 of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:3 - I have heard the check H4148 of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:10 - He openeth also their ear to discipline, H4148 and commandeth that they return from iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:17 - Seeing thou hatest instruction, H4148 and castest my words behind thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:2 - To know wisdom and instruction; H4148 to perceive the words of understanding;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:3 - To receive the instruction H4148 of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:7 - The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. H4148
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:8 - My son, hear the instruction H4148 of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:11 - My son, despise not the chastening H4148 of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:1 - Hear, ye children, the instruction H4148 of a father, and attend to know understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:13 - Take fast hold of instruction; H4148 let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:12 - And say, How have I hated instruction, H4148 and my heart despised reproof;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:23 - He shall die without instruction; H4148 and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:23 - For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction H4148 are the way of life:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:22 - He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction H4148 of the stocks;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:10 - Receive my instruction, H4148 and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:33 - Hear instruction, H4148 and be wise, and refuse it not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:17 - He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: H4148 but he that refuseth reproof erreth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:1 - Whoso loveth instruction H4148 loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:1 - A wise son heareth his father's instruction: H4148 but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:18 - Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction: H4148 but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:24 - He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth H4148 him betimes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:5 - A fool despiseth his father's instruction: H4148 but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:10 - Correction H4148 is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:32 - He that refuseth instruction H4148 despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:33 - The fear of the LORD is the instruction H4148 of wisdom; and before honour is humility.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:22 - Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction H4148 of fools is folly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:20 - Hear counsel, and receive instruction, H4148 that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:27 - Cease, my son, to hear the instruction H4148 that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:15 - Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction H4148 shall drive it far from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:12 - Apply thine heart unto instruction, H4148 and thine ears to the words of knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:13 - Withhold not correction H4148 from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:23 - Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, H4148 and understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:32 - Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction. H4148
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:16 - LORD, in trouble have they visited thee, they poured out a prayer when thy chastening H4148 was upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:5 - But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement H4148 of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:30 - In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: H4148 your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:3 - O LORD, are not thine eyes upon the truth? thou hast stricken them, but they have not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: H4148 they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:28 - But thou shalt say unto them, This is a nation that obeyeth not the voice of the LORD their God, nor receiveth correction: H4148 truth is perished, and is cut off from their mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:8 - But they are altogether brutish and foolish: the stock is a doctrine H4148 of vanities.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:23 - But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction. H4148
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:14 - All thy lovers have forgotten thee; they seek thee not; for I have wounded thee with the wound of an enemy, with the chastisement H4148 of a cruel one, for the multitude of thine iniquity; because thy sins were increased.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:33 - And they have turned unto me the back, and not the face: though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction. H4148
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 35:13 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Go and tell the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will ye not receive instruction H4148 to hearken to my words? saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:15 - So it shall be a reproach and a taunt, an instruction H4148 and an astonishment unto the nations that are round about thee, when I shall execute judgments in thee in anger and in fury and in furious rebukes. I the LORD have spoken it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:2 - And the revolters are profound to make slaughter, though I have been a rebuker H4148 of them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:2 - She obeyed not the voice; she received not correction; H4148 she trusted not in the LORD; she drew not near to her God.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:7 - I said, Surely thou wilt fear me, thou wilt receive instruction; H4148 so their dwelling should not be cut off, howsoever I punished them: but they rose early, and corrupted all their doings.
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