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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 Yahweh said to Moses, “When you go to return to Egypt, see to it that all the miraculous H4159 wonders H4159 which I have put in your hand, that you do them before Pharaoh; but as for Me, I will [fn]harden his heart with strength so that he will not let the people go.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:3 - “But I will harden Pharaoh’s heart with stiffness that I may multiply My signs and My [fn]wonders H4159 in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:9 - “When Pharaoh speaks to you, saying, ‘[fn]Work a miraculous H4159 wonder H4159,’ then you shall say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and throw it down before Pharaoh, that it may become a [fn]serpent.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:9 -

Then Yahweh said to Moses, “Pharaoh will not listen to you, so that My miraculous H4159 wonders H4159 will be multiplied in the land of Egypt.”

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:10 - Now Moses and Aaron did all these miraculous H4159 wonders H4159 before Pharaoh; yet Yahweh [fn]hardened Pharaoh’s heart with strength, and he did not let the sons of Israel go out of his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:34 - “Or has a god tried to go to take for himself a nation from within another nation with trials, with signs and wonders H4159 and with war and with a mighty hand and with an outstretched arm and with great terrors, [fn]as Yahweh your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:22 - ‘Moreover, Yahweh showed great and calamitous signs and wonders H4159 before our eyes against Egypt, Pharaoh, and all his household;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:19 - the great trials which your eyes saw and the signs and the wonders H4159 and the mighty hand and the outstretched arm by which Yahweh your God brought you out. So shall Yahweh your God do to all the peoples of whom you are afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:1 -

[fn]If a prophet or a dreamer of dreams arises among you and gives you a sign or a wonder H4159,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:2 - and the sign or the wonder H4159 comes true, concerning which he spoke to you, saying, ‘Let us walk after other gods (whom you have not known) and let us serve them,’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:8 - and Yahweh brought us out of Egypt with a strong hand and an outstretched arm and with great terror and with signs and wonders H4159;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:46 - “And they shall become a sign and a wonder H4159 on you and your seed forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:3 - the great trials which your eyes have seen, those great signs and wonders H4159.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:11 - [fn]in regard to all the signs and wonders H4159 which Yahweh sent him to do in the land of Egypt against Pharaoh, all his servants, and all his land,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:3 - Then he gave a miraculous H4159 sign H4159 the same day, saying, “This is the miraculous H4159 sign H4159 which Yahweh has spoken, ‘Behold, the altar shall be torn apart and the [fn]ashes which are on it shall be poured out.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:5 - The altar also was torn apart and the [fn]ashes were poured out from the altar, according to the miraculous H4159 sign H4159 which the man of God had given by the word of Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:12 -

Remember His wondrous deeds which He has done,

His miraculous H4159 signs H4159 and the judgments uttered by His mouth,

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:24 -

In those days Hezekiah became sick to the point of death; and he prayed to Yahweh, and [fn]Yahweh spoke to him and gave him a miraculous H4159 sign H4159.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:31 - Even in the matter of the envoys of the rulers of Babylon, who sent to him to inquire of the miraculous H4159 sign H4159 that had happened in the land, God left him alone only to test him, that He might know all that was in his heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:10 -

“Then You performed signs and wonders H4159 against Pharaoh,

Against all his servants and all the people of his land;

For You knew that they acted presumptuously toward them,

And made a name for Yourself as it is this day.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:7 -

I have become a marvel H4159 to many,

For You are my strong refuge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:43 -

When He performed His signs in Egypt

And His miracles H4159 in the field of Zoan,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:5 -

Remember His wondrous deeds which He has done,

His miracles H4159 and the judgments [fn]uttered by His mouth,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:27 -

They set forth the words of His signs among them,

And miracles H4159 in the land of Ham.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:9 -

[fn]He sent signs and wonders H4159 into your midst, O Egypt,

Amongst Pharaoh and all his slaves.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:18 - Behold, I and the children whom Yahweh has given me are for signs and wonders H4159 in Israel from Yahweh of hosts, who dwells on Mount Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:3 - And Yahweh said, “Even as My servant Isaiah has gone naked and barefoot three years as a sign and wonder H4159 against Egypt and [fn]Ethiopia,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:20 - who has set signs and wonders H4159 in the land of Egypt, and even to this day both in Israel and among mankind; and You have made a name for Yourself, as at this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:21 - ‘You brought Your people Israel out of the land of Egypt with signs and with wonders H4159, and with a strong hand and with an outstretched arm and with great terror
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:6 - “In their sight, carry the baggage on your shoulder and bring it out in the dark. You shall cover your face so that you cannot see the land, for I have set you as a wondrous H4159 sign H4159 to the house of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:11 - “Say, ‘I am [fn]a wondrous H4159 sign H4159 to you. As I have done, so it will be done to them; they will go into exile, into captivity.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:24 - ‘Thus Ezekiel will be a wondrous H4159 sign H4159 to you; according to all that he has done you will do; when it comes, then you will know that I am Lord Yahweh.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:27 - ‘On that day your mouth will be opened to him who escaped, and you will speak and be mute no longer. Thus you will be a wondrous H4159 sign H4159 to them, and they will know that I am Yahweh.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:30 -

“And I will put wonders H4159 in the sky and on the earth,

Blood, fire, and columns of smoke.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:8 - ‘Now listen, Joshua the high priest, you and your friends who are sitting in front of you—indeed they are men who are a wondrous H4159 sign H4159, for behold, I am going to bring in My servant the [fn]Branch.
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