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Lexicon :: Strong's H4159 - môp̄ēṯ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From יָפָה (H3302) in the sense of conspicuousness
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TWOT Reference: 152a

Strong’s Definitions

מוֹפֵת môwphêth, mo-faith'; or מֹפֵת môphêth; from H3302 in the sense of conspicuousness; a miracle; by implication, a token or omen:—miracle, sign, wonder(-ed at).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x

The KJV translates Strong's H4159 in the following manner: wonder (25x), sign (8x), miracle (2x), wondered at (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x
The KJV translates Strong's H4159 in the following manner: wonder (25x), sign (8x), miracle (2x), wondered at (1x).
  1. wonder, sign, miracle, portent

    1. wonder (as a special display of God's power)

    2. sign, token (of future event)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מוֹפֵת môwphêth, mo-faith'; or מֹפֵת môphêth; from H3302 in the sense of conspicuousness; a miracle; by implication, a token or omen:—miracle, sign, wonder(-ed at).
STRONGS H4159: Abbreviations
מוֺפֵת noun masculineDeut 29:2 wonder, sign, portent (= מאֹפֵת) — מוֺפֵת Exodus 7:9 + 14 times; מוֺפֶתְכֶם Ezekiel 12:11; מוֺפְתִים Deuteronomy 4:34 + 4 times; מֹפְתִים Deuteronomy 6:22 + 9 times; מוֺפְתַי Exodus 7:3; Exodus 11:9; מוֺפְתָיו Psalm 78:43; מֹפְתָיו 1 Chronicles 16:12; Psalm 105:5
1. wonder, as special display of God's power Exodus 7:3; Exodus 11:9; Psalm 105:5; 1 Chronicles 16:12; Joel 3:3; by Moses and Aaron Exodus 4:21; Exodus 11:10; compare Exodus 7:9 (in mouth of Pharaoh), by false prophets Deuteronomy 13:2; Deuteronomy 13:3 (|| אות); usually || אות Deuteronomy 4:34; Deuteronomy 6:22; Deuteronomy 7:19; Deuteronomy 26:8; Deuteronomy 29:2; Deuteronomy 34:11; Psalm 78:43; Psalm 105:27; Psalm 135:9; Jeremiah 32:20, 21; Nehemiah 9:10; applied to effect of Yahweh's curse Deuteronomy 28:46 (|| אות); to one protected by י׳ Psalm 71:7.
2. sign or token of future event (compare אוֺת) 1 Kings 13:3 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 13:5; 2 Chronicles 32:24, 31; symbolic act Isaiah 20:3 (|| אות); as such the term is applied to persons Isaiah 8:18 (|| אות) Ezekiel 12:6, 11; Ezekiel 24:24, 27; compareאַנְשֵׁי מ׳ Zechariah 3:8 men who serve as a symbol or sign. — Vb. used, of divine act, is נתן Exodus 7:9 etc.,שׂים Jeremiah 32:20; שׂים also of entrusting to human power Exodus 4:21, compare דִּבֶּר 1 Kings 13:3; of human agency עשׂה Exodus 4:21; Exodus 11:10, נתן 1 Kings 13:3, 5.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:21; 4:21; 4:21; 7:3; 7:3; 7:9; 7:9; 7:9; 11:9; 11:9; 11:10; 11:10


4:34; 4:34; 6:22; 6:22; 7:19; 13:2; 13:3; 26:8; 28:46; 29:2; 29:2; 34:11

1 Kings

13:3; 13:3; 13:3; 13:5; 13:5

1 Chronicles

16:12; 16:12

2 Chronicles

32:24; 32:31




71:7; 78:43; 78:43; 105:5; 105:5; 105:27; 135:9


8:18; 20:3


32:20; 32:20; 32:21


12:6; 12:11; 12:11; 24:24; 24:27





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4159 matches the Hebrew מוֹפֵת (môp̄ēṯ),
which occurs 36 times in 35 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:21 - And the LORD said unto Moses, When thou goest to return into Egypt, see that thou do all those wonders H4159 before Pharaoh, which I have put in thine hand: but I will harden his heart, that he shall not let the people go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:3 - And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and multiply my signs and my wonders H4159 in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:9 - When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, Shew a miracle H4159 for you: then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:9 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you; that my wonders H4159 may be multiplied in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:10 - And Moses and Aaron did all these wonders H4159 before Pharaoh: and the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go out of his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:34 - Or hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation, by temptations, by signs, and by wonders, H4159 and by war, and by a mighty hand, and by a stretched out arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:22 - And the LORD shewed signs and wonders, H4159 great and sore, upon Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his household, before our eyes:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:19 - The great temptations which thine eyes saw, and the signs, and the wonders, H4159 and the mighty hand, and the stretched out arm, whereby the LORD thy God brought thee out: so shall the LORD thy God do unto all the people of whom thou art afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:1 - If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder, H4159
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:2 - And the sign or the wonder H4159 come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:8 - And the LORD brought us forth out of Egypt with a mighty hand, and with an outstretched arm, and with great terribleness, and with signs, and with wonders: H4159
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:46 - And they shall be upon thee for a sign and for a wonder, H4159 and upon thy seed for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:3 - The great temptations which thine eyes have seen, the signs, and those great miracles: H4159
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:11 - In all the signs and the wonders, H4159 which the LORD sent him to do in the land of Egypt to Pharaoh, and to all his servants, and to all his land,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:3 - And he gave a sign H4159 the same day, saying, This is the sign H4159 which the LORD hath spoken; Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it shall be poured out.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:5 - The altar also was rent, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign H4159 which the man of God had given by the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:12 - Remember his marvellous works that he hath done, his wonders, H4159 and the judgments of his mouth;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:24 - In those days Hezekiah was sick to the death, and prayed unto the LORD: and he spake unto him, and he gave him a sign. H4159
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:31 - Howbeit in the business of the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who sent unto him to enquire of the wonder H4159 that was done in the land, God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:10 - And shewedst signs and wonders H4159 upon Pharaoh, and on all his servants, and on all the people of his land: for thou knewest that they dealt proudly against them. So didst thou get thee a name, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:7 - I am as a wonder H4159 unto many; but thou art my strong refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:43 - How he had wrought his signs in Egypt, and his wonders H4159 in the field of Zoan:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:5 - Remember his marvellous works that he hath done; his wonders, H4159 and the judgments of his mouth;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:27 - They shewed his signs among them, and wonders H4159 in the land of Ham.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:9 - Who sent tokens and wonders H4159 into the midst of thee, O Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:18 - Behold, I and the children whom the LORD hath given me are for signs and for wonders H4159 in Israel from the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:3 - And the LORD said, Like as my servant Isaiah hath walked naked and barefoot three years for a sign and wonder H4159 upon Egypt and upon Ethiopia;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:20 - Which hast set signs and wonders H4159 in the land of Egypt, even unto this day, and in Israel, and among other men; and hast made thee a name, as at this day;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:21 - And hast brought forth thy people Israel out of the land of Egypt with signs, and with wonders, H4159 and with a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with great terror;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:6 - In their sight shalt thou bear it upon thy shoulders, and carry it forth in the twilight: thou shalt cover thy face, that thou see not the ground: for I have set thee for a sign H4159 unto the house of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:11 - Say, I am your sign: H4159 like as I have done, so shall it be done unto them: they shall remove and go into captivity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:24 - Thus Ezekiel is unto you a sign: H4159 according to all that he hath done shall ye do: and when this cometh, ye shall know that I am the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:27 - In that day shall thy mouth be opened to him which is escaped, and thou shalt speak, and be no more dumb: and thou shalt be a sign H4159 unto them; and they shall know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:30 - And I will shew wonders H4159 in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:8 - Hear now, O Joshua the high priest, thou, and thy fellows that sit before thee: for they are men wondered at: H4159 for, behold, I will bring forth my servant the BRANCH.
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