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Lexicon :: Strong's H4156 - môʿēṣâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 887b

Strong’s Definitions

מוֹעֵצָה môwʻêtsâh, mo-ay-tsaw'; from H3289; a purpose:—counsel, device.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H4156 in the following manner: counsel (6x), device (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H4156 in the following manner: counsel (6x), device (1x).
  1. counsel, plan, principal, device

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מוֹעֵצָה môwʻêtsâh, mo-ay-tsaw'; from H3289; a purpose:—counsel, device.
STRONGS H4156: Abbreviations
† [מוֺעֵצָה] noun feminine counsel, plan, principle, device; — plural absolute מֹעֵצוֺת Proverbs 22:20 (|| דַּעַת) in good sense; in bad sense מוֺעֵצוֺת Jeremiah 7:24 (|| שְׁרִרוּת לִבָּם הָרָע); מֹעֲצוֺתֵיהֶם Hosea 11:6; Psalm 5:11; מוֺעֲצוֺתֵיהֶם Psalm 81:13; מֹעֲצֹתֵיהֶם Proverbs 1:31; מֹעֲצוֺתָם Micah 6:16.
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5:11; 81:13


1:31; 22:20








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Strong's Number H4156 matches the Hebrew מוֹעֵצָה (môʿēṣâ),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:10 - Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; H4156 cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:12 - So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels. H4156
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:31 - Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices. H4156
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:20 - Have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels H4156 and knowledge,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:24 - But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels H4156 and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:6 - And the sword shall abide on his cities, and shall consume his branches, and devour them, because of their own counsels. H4156
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:16 - For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye walk in their counsels; H4156 that I should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof an hissing: therefore ye shall bear the reproach of my people.
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