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Lexicon :: Strong's H4170 - môqēš

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מוֹקֵשׁ
Transliteration
môqēš
Pronunciation
mo-kashe'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 906c

Strong’s Definitions

מוֹקֵשׁ môwqêsh, mo-kashe'; or מֹקֵשׁ môqêsh; from H3369; a noose (for catching animals) (literally or figuratively); by implication, a hook (for the nose):—be ensnared, gin, (is) snare(-d), trap.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's H4170 in the following manner: snare (20x), gin (3x), trap (2x), ensnared (1x), snared (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's H4170 in the following manner: snare (20x), gin (3x), trap (2x), ensnared (1x), snared (1x).
  1. bait, lure, snare

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מוֹקֵשׁ môwqêsh, mo-kashe'; or מֹקֵשׁ môqêsh; from H3369; a noose (for catching animals) (literally or figuratively); by implication, a hook (for the nose):—be ensnared, gin, (is) snare(-d), trap.
STRONGS H4170:
מוֺקֵשׁ noun masculineProverbs 12:13 properly a bait or lure in a fowler's net; then figurative snare — absolute מוֺקֵשׁ Exodus 10:7 + 15 times; construct Proverbs 18:7; Proverbs 20:25; plural מוֺקְשִׁים Psalm 64:6; Job 40:24; מֹקְשִׁים Psalm 140:6; construct מוֺקְשֵי Psalm 18:6 + 3 times; מֹקְשֵׁי 2 Samuel 22:6; feminine מֹקְשׁוֺת Psalm 141:9; bait or lure, in a net for birds Amos 3:5; will not pierce nostril of hippopotamus Job 40:24; elsewhere figurative of what allures and entraps any one to disaster or ruin; Moses a snare to Egyptians Exodus 10:7 (J); מוֺקְשֵׁי עָם Job 34:30, of men who are the ruin of their people; idols and idol-worship a pernicious lure to Israel Exodus 23:33 (JE), Deuteronomy 7:16; Judges 2:3; Judges 8:27; Psalm 106:36; so alliances with Canaanites Exodus 34:12 (JE), Joshua 23:13 (D); Michal, to David 1 Samuel 18:21; of י׳ as cause of ruin to evildoers Isaiah 8:14; of plots of wicked Psalm 64:6; Psalm 140:6 (verb שִׁית; || פַּח, חֲבָלִים, רֶשֶׁת), Psalm 141:9 (|| פַּח); a lure or snare for wicked in their transgressions Proverbs 29:6; Psalm 69:23 (|| פַּח); consisting in transgressions of lips Proverbs 12:13, compare Proverbs 18:7; Proverbs 20:25; in wrathfulness Proverbs 22:25; in fear of man Proverbs 29:25; מָוֶת מ׳ Psalm 18:6 = 2 Samuel 22:6 (|| חֶבְלֵי שְׁאוֺל), Proverbs 13:14; Proverbs 14:27.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

10:7; 10:7; 23:33; 34:12

Deuteronomy

7:16

Joshua

23:13

Judges

2:3; 8:27

1 Samuel

18:21

2 Samuel

22:6; 22:6

Job

34:30; 40:24; 40:24

Psalms

18:6; 18:6; 64:6; 64:6; 69:23; 106:36; 140:6; 140:6; 141:9; 141:9

Proverbs

12:13; 12:13; 13:14; 14:27; 18:7; 18:7; 20:25; 20:25; 22:25; 29:6; 29:25

Isaiah

8:14

Amos

3:5

H4170

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4170 matches the Hebrew מוֹקֵשׁ (môqēš),
which occurs 27 times in 27 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:7 - Then Pharaoh’s servants said to him, “How long shall this man be a snare H4170 to us? Let the [fn]people go, so that they may serve the LORD their God. Do you not yet [fn]realize that Egypt is destroyed?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:33 - “They shall not live in your land, otherwise they will make you sin against Me; for if you serve their gods, it is certain to be a snare H4170 to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:12 - “Be careful that you do not make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land into which you are going, or it will become a snare H4170 in your midst.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:16 - “You shall consume all the peoples whom the LORD your God will turn over to you; your eye shall not pity them, nor shall you serve their gods, for that would be a snare H4170 to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:13 - know with certainty that the LORD your God will not continue to [fn]drive these nations out from before you; but they will be a snare and a trap H4170 to you, and a whip on your sides and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from this good land which the LORD your God has given you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:3 - “Therefore I also said, ‘I will not drive them out from you; but they will [fn]become like thorns in your sides, and their gods will be a snare H4170 to you.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:27 - Gideon made it into an ephod, and placed it in his city, Ophrah; but all Israel [fn]committed infidelity with it there, and it became a snare H4170 to Gideon and his household.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:21 - For Saul thought, “I will give her to him so that she may become a trap H4170 for him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him.” Therefore Saul said to David, “For a second time you may become my son-in-law, today.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:6 - The ropes of [fn]Sheol surrounded me;
The snares H4170 of death confronted me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:30 - “So that godless people would not rule,
Nor be snares H4170 for the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:24 - “Can anyone capture him [fn]when he is on watch,
Can anyone pierce his nose with barbs H4170?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:5 - The ropes of [fn]Sheol surrounded me;
The snares H4170 of death confronted me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 64:5 - They make firm for themselves an evil [fn]purpose;
They [fn]talk of setting snares H4170 secretly;
They say, “Who can see them?”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:22 - May their table before them become a snare H4170;
And [fn]when they are at peace, may it become a trap H4170.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:36 - And served their idols,
Which became a snare H4170 to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:5 - The proud have hidden a trap for me, and snares;
They have spread a net at the [fn]wayside;
They have set snares H4170 for me. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 141:9 - Keep me from the [fn]jaws of the trap which they have set for me,
And from the snares H4170 of those who do wrong.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:13 - [fn]An evil person is ensnared H4170 by the offense of his lips,
But the righteous will escape from trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:14 - The [fn]teaching of the wise is a fountain of life,
To turn aside from the snares H4170 of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:27 - [fn]The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life,
By which one may avoid the snares H4170 of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:7 - A fool’s mouth is his ruin,
And his lips are the snare H4170 of his soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:25 - It is a trap H4170 for a person to say carelessly, “It is holy!”
And after the vows to make inquiry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:25 - Or you will learn his ways
And [fn]find a snare H4170 for yourself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:6 - By wrongdoing an evil person is ensnared H4170,
But the righteous sings and rejoices.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:25 - The fear of man [fn]brings a snare H4170,
But one who trusts in the LORD will be protected.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:14 - “Then He will become a sanctuary;
But to both houses of Israel, He will be a stone of stumbling and a rock [fn]of offense,
And a snare and a trap H4170 for the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:5 - Does a bird fall into a trap on the ground when there is no [fn]device H4170 in it?
Does a trap spring up from the earth when it captures nothing at all?

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