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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 to Moses, “When you go [fn]back to Egypt, see that you perform before Pharaoh all the wonders H4159 which I have put in your [fn]power; but I will harden his heart so that he will not let the people go.

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

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

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:10 - So Moses and Aaron performed all these wonders H4159 before Pharaoh; yet the LORD [fn]hardened Pharaoh’s heart, and he did not let the sons of Israel go out of his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:34 - “Or has a god ventured to go to take for himself a nation from within another nation by trials, by signs and wonders H4159, by war, by a mighty hand, by an outstretched arm, and by great terrors, [fn]just as the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:22 - ‘Moreover, the LORD provided great and terrible 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 the LORD your God brought you out. The LORD your God will do the same 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, of which he spoke to you, saying, ‘Let’s follow other gods (whom you have not known) and let’s serve them,’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:8 - and the LORD brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand, an outstretched arm, and with great terror, and with signs and wonders H4159;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:46 - “And they will become a sign and a wonder H4159 [fn]against you and your [fn]descendants 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 - for all the signs and wonders H4159 which the LORD sent him to perform in the land of Egypt against Pharaoh, all his servants, and all his land
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:3 - Then he gave a [fn]sign H4159 on the same day, saying, “This is the [fn]sign H4159 which the LORD has spoken: ‘Behold, the altar shall be torn to pieces and the [fn]ashes which are on it shall be poured out.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:5 - The altar also was torn to pieces and the [fn]ashes were poured out from the altar, in accordance with the [fn]sign H4159 which the man of God had given by the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:12 -

Remember His wonderful deeds which He has done,

His marvels H4159 and the judgments from His mouth,

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:24 -

In those days Hezekiah became [fn]mortally ill; and he prayed to the LORD, and [fn]the LORD spoke to him and gave him a sign H4159.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:31 - Even in the matter of the messengers of the rulers of Babylon, who were sent to him to inquire about the wonder H4159 that had happened in the land; God left him alone only to test him, so that He might know everything 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 arrogantly toward them,

And You 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 marvels H4159 in the field of Zoan,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:5 -

Remember His [fn]wonders H4159 which He has done,

His marvels H4159 and the judgments [fn]spoken by His mouth,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:27 -

They [fn]performed His wondrous acts 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, Egypt,

Upon Pharaoh and all his servants.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:18 - Behold, I and the children whom the LORD has given me are for signs and wonders H4159 in Israel from the LORD of armies, who dwells on Mount Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:3 - Then the LORD said, “Even as My servant Isaiah has gone naked and barefoot for three years as a sign and symbol H4159 against Egypt and [fn]Cush,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:20 - who has accomplished 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 an outstretched arm, and with great terror;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:6 - “Load the baggage on your shoulder in their sight and carry it out in the dark. You shall cover your face so that you cannot see the land, for I have set you as a sign H4159 to the house of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:11 - “Say, ‘I am [fn]a sign H4159 to you. Just as I have done, so it will be done to them; they will go into exile, into captivity.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:24 - ‘So Ezekiel will be a sign H4159 to you; according to all that he has done, you will do. When it comes, then you will know that I am the Lord GOD.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:27 - ‘On that day your mouth will be opened to him who escaped, and you will speak and no longer be silenced. So you will be a sign H4159 to them, and they will know that I am the LORD.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:30 -

“I will [fn]display wonders H4159 in the sky and on the earth,

Blood, fire, and columns of smoke.

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