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Lexicon :: Strong's H4185 - mûš

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [perhaps rather the same as מוּשׁ (H4184) through the idea of receding by contact]
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1167

Strong’s Definitions

מוּשׁ mûwsh, moosh; a primitive root (perhaps rather the same as H4184 through the idea of receding by contact); to withdraw (both literally and figuratively, whether intransitive or transitive):—cease, depart, go back, remove, take away.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H4185 in the following manner: depart (11x), remove (6x), take away (1x), gone back (1x), cease (1x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H4185 in the following manner: depart (11x), remove (6x), take away (1x), gone back (1x), cease (1x), variant (1x).
  1. to depart, remove

    1. (Qal)

      1. to depart

      2. to remove

      3. to be removed (of inanimate objects)

    2. (Hiphil) to remove, depart

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מוּשׁ mûwsh, moosh; a primitive root (perhaps rather the same as H4184 through the idea of receding by contact); to withdraw (both literally and figuratively, whether intransitive or transitive):—cease, depart, go back, remove, take away.
STRONGS H4185: Abbreviations
† I. [מוּשׁ, מִישׁii. 512 f.; but Thes Köi. 511 think purely ו ע] verb depart, remove (Arabic bdb055901(י) is walk with elegant, proud, self-conceited gait); —
Qal Perfect וּמָשׁ consecutive Zechariah 14:4; וּמַשְׁתִּ֫י Zechariah 3:9; מָ֫שׁוּ Numbers 14:44; Imperfect יָמוּשׁ Joshua 1:8; Isaiah 54:10, etc.; — depart, mostly of inanimate things)= be removed) followed by מִן Joshua 1:8; Isaiah 59:21; Jeremiah 31:36; without preposition Proverbs 17:13 Qr, Isaiah 22:25; Isaiah 54:10 (twice in verse) (|| מוֺט); followed by ה locative Zechariah 14:4; followed by מִן person Judges 6:18; of both Numbers 14:44; transitive remove, followed by accusative Zechariah 3:9.
Hiph. Imperfect יָמִישׁ Exodus 13:22 + 6 times, etc.; remove, take away, followed by מִן Micah 2:3; followed by לְ Micah 2:4 (but Greek Version of the LXX StaZAW vi. 1886, 122f. אֵין מֵשִׁיב for אֵיךְ יָמִישׁ); depart, followed by מִן person Exodus 33:11; figurative recede Job 23:12; of idol, leave its place, Isaiah 46:7; of other inanimate things, followed by מִן Exodus 13:22; figurative Psalm 55:12; Proverbs 17:13 Kt (Qr יָמוּשׁ); without preposition, absolute, Nahum 3:1, subject טֶרֶף; of righteous under figure of tree, לֹא יָמִישׁ מֵעֲשׂוֺת מֶּ֑רִי Jeremiah 17:8, i.e. shall not cease.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


13:22; 13:22; 33:11


14:44; 14:44


1:8; 1:8








17:13; 17:13


22:25; 46:7; 54:10; 54:10; 59:21


17:8; 31:36


2:3; 2:4




3:9; 3:9; 14:4; 14:4


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4185 matches the Hebrew מוּשׁ (mûš),
which occurs 21 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:22 - He took not away H4185 the pillar of the cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by night, from before the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:11 - And the LORD spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend. And he turned again into the camp: but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, departed H4185 not out of the tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:44 - But they presumed to go up unto the hill top: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and Moses, departed H4185 not out of the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:8 - This book of the law shall not depart H4185 out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:18 - Depart H4185 not hence, I pray thee, until I come unto thee, and bring forth my present, and set it before thee. And he said, I will tarry until thou come again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:12 - Neither have I gone back H4185 from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:11 - Wickedness is in the midst thereof: deceit and guile depart H4185 not from her streets.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:13 - Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart H4185 H4185 from his house.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:25 - In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, shall the nail that is fastened in the sure place be removed, H4185 and be cut down, and fall; and the burden that was upon it shall be cut off: for the LORD hath spoken it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:7 - They bear him upon the shoulder, they carry him, and set him in his place, and he standeth; from his place shall he not remove: H4185 yea, one shall cry unto him, yet can he not answer, nor save him out of his trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:10 - For the mountains shall depart, H4185 and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart H4185 from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the LORD that hath mercy on thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:21 - As for me, this is my covenant with them, saith the LORD; My spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart H4185 out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the LORD, from henceforth and for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:8 - For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease H4185 from yielding fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:36 - If those ordinances depart H4185 from before me, saith the LORD, then the seed of Israel also shall cease from being a nation before me for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:3 - Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, against this family do I devise an evil, from which ye shall not remove H4185 your necks; neither shall ye go haughtily: for this time is evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:4 - In that day shall one take up a parable against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, and say, We be utterly spoiled: he hath changed the portion of my people: how hath he removed H4185 it from me! turning away he hath divided our fields.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:1 - Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery; the prey departeth H4185 not;
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:9 - For behold the stone that I have laid before Joshua; upon one stone shall be seven eyes: behold, I will engrave the graving thereof, saith the LORD of hosts, and I will remove H4185 the iniquity of that land in one day.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:4 - And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove H4185 toward the north, and half of it toward the south.
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