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Lexicon :: Strong's H4148 - mûsār

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Part of Speech
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 - Keep in mind that I am not talking now to your children, who have never experienced the discipline of the LORD your God or seen his greatness and his strong hand and powerful arm.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:17 - “But consider the joy of those corrected by God!
Do not despise the discipline of the Almighty when you sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:18 - He removes the royal robe of kings.
They are led away with ropes around their waist.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:3 - I’ve had to endure your insults,
but now my spirit prompts me to reply.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:10 - He gets their attention
and commands that they turn from evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:17 - For you refuse my discipline
and treat my words like trash.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:2 - Their purpose is to teach people wisdom and discipline,
to help them understand the insights of the wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:3 - Their purpose is to teach people to live disciplined and successful lives,
to help them do what is right, just, and fair.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:7 - Fear of the LORD is the foundation of true knowledge,
but fools despise wisdom and discipline.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:8 - My child,[fn] listen when your father corrects you.
Don’t neglect your mother’s instruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:11 - My child, don’t reject the LORD’s discipline,
and don’t be upset when he corrects you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:1 - My children,[fn] listen when your father corrects you.
Pay attention and learn good judgment,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:13 - Take hold of my instructions; don’t let them go.
Guard them, for they are the key to life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:12 - You will say, “How I hated discipline!
If only I had not ignored all the warnings!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:23 - He will die for lack of self-control;
he will be lost because of his great foolishness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:23 - For their command is a lamp
and their instruction a light;
their corrective discipline
is the way to life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:22 - He followed her at once,
like an ox going to the slaughter.
He was like a stag caught in a trap,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:10 - Choose my instruction rather than silver,
and knowledge rather than pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:33 - Listen to my instruction and be wise.
Don’t ignore it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:17 - People who accept discipline are on the pathway to life,
but those who ignore correction will go astray.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:1 - To learn, you must love discipline;
it is stupid to hate correction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:1 - A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline;[fn]
a mocker refuses to listen to correction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:18 - If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace;
if you accept correction, you will be honored.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:24 - Those who spare the rod of discipline hate their children.
Those who love their children care enough to discipline them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:5 - Only a fool despises a parent’s[fn] discipline;
whoever learns from correction is wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:10 - Whoever abandons the right path will be severely disciplined;
whoever hates correction will die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:32 - If you reject discipline, you only harm yourself;
but if you listen to correction, you grow in understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:33 - Fear of the LORD teaches wisdom;
humility precedes honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:22 - Discretion is a life-giving fountain to those who possess it,
but discipline is wasted on fools.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:20 - Get all the advice and instruction you can,
so you will be wise the rest of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:27 - If you stop listening to instruction, my child,
you will turn your back on knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:15 - A youngster’s heart is filled with foolishness,
but physical discipline will drive it far away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:12 - Commit yourself to instruction;
listen carefully to words of knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:13 - Don’t fail to discipline your children.
They won’t die if you spank them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:23 - Get the truth and never sell it;
also get wisdom, discipline, and good judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:32 - Then, as I looked and thought about it,
I learned this lesson:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:16 - LORD, in distress we searched for you.
We prayed beneath the burden of your discipline.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:5 - But he was pierced for our rebellion,
crushed for our sins.
He was beaten so we could be whole.
He was whipped so we could be healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:30 - “I have punished your children,
but they did not respond to my discipline.
You yourselves have killed your prophets
as a lion kills its prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:3 - LORD, you are searching for honesty.
You struck your people,
but they paid no attention.
You crushed them,
but they refused to be corrected.
They are determined, with faces set like stone;
they have refused to repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:28 - Say to them, ‘This is the nation whose people will not obey the LORD their God and who refuse to be taught. Truth has vanished from among them; it is no longer heard on their lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:8 - People who worship idols are stupid and foolish.
The things they worship are made of wood!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:23 - but they did not listen or obey. They stubbornly refused to pay attention or accept my discipline.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:14 - All your lovers—your allies—have left you
and do not care about you anymore.
I have wounded you cruelly,
as though I were your enemy.
For your sins are many,
and your guilt is great.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:33 - My people have turned their backs on me and have refused to return. Even though I diligently taught them, they would not receive instruction or obey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 35:13 - “This is what the LORD of Heaven’s Armies, the God of Israel, says: Go and say to the people in Judah and Jerusalem, ‘Come and learn a lesson about how to obey me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:15 - You will become an object of mockery and taunting and horror. You will be a warning to all the nations around you. They will see what happens when the LORD punishes a nation in anger and rebukes it, says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:2 - You have dug a deep pit to trap them at Acacia Grove.[fn]
But I will settle with you for what you have done.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:2 - No one can tell it anything;
it refuses all correction.
It does not trust in the LORD
or draw near to its God.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:7 - I thought, ‘Surely they will have reverence for me now!
Surely they will listen to my warnings.
Then I won’t need to strike again,
destroying their homes.’
But no, they get up early
to continue their evil deeds.
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