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Lexicon :: Strong's H4194 - māveṯ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1169a

Strong’s Definitions

מָוֶת mâveth, maw'-veth; from H4191; death (natural or violent); concretely, the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively, pestilence, ruin:—(be) dead(-ly), death, die(-d).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 160x

The KJV translates Strong's H4194 in the following manner: death (128x), die (22x), dead (8x), deadly (1x), slay (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 160x
The KJV translates Strong's H4194 in the following manner: death (128x), die (22x), dead (8x), deadly (1x), slay (1x).
  1. death, dying, Death (personified), realm of the dead

    1. death

    2. death by violence (as a penalty)

    3. state of death, place of death

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָוֶת mâveth, maw'-veth; from H4191; death (natural or violent); concretely, the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively, pestilence, ruin:—(be) dead(-ly), death, die(-d).
STRONGS H4194: Abbreviations
מָ֫וֶת 161 noun masculineExodus 10:17 death; — absolute מ׳ Deuteronomy 19:6 +; מָֽ֫וְתָה Psalm 116:15; construct מוֺת Genesis 25:11 +; suffix מוֺתִו Genesis 27:2 +; plural construct מוֺהֵי Ezekiel 28:10; suffix בְּמֹתָיו Isaiah 53:9; —
1. death, opposed to life, Deuteronomy 30:15,19; 2 Samuel 15:21; כל האדם מ׳ the death of all men (that all go to) Numbers 16:29 (J), as distinguished from violent death; יוֺם מ׳ day of death Genesis 27:2 (J) Judges 13:7; 1 Samuel 15:35 +; שְׁנַת מ׳ Isaiah 6:1; Isaiah 14:28; עד מ׳ Numbers 35:25,28,32; Joshua 20:6 (P), 1 Kings 11:40; לפני מ׳ Genesis 27:7,10; Genesis 50:16 (JE); אחרי מ׳ Genesis 26:18 (J), Genesis 25:11; Leviticus 16:1; Numbers 35:28 (P), Deuteronomy 31:27,29 (D) +; בכור מ׳ Job 18:13 firstborn of death (deadly disease); of flies Ecclesiastes 10:1, unclean animals Leviticus 11:31,32 (P).
2. death by violence as a penalty : † -שֶׁמ׳ מִשְׁפַּט + לְ or בְּ person: a case of death to, or in a man, guilty of capital crime Deuteronomy 19:6; Deuteronomy 21:22; Jeremiah 26:11,16; חֵטְא מ׳ Deuteronomy 22:26; מ׳ (י)בנ 1 Samuel 20:31; 1 Samuel 26:16; 2 Samuel 12:5; אישׁ מ׳ 2 Samuel 19:29; אנשׁי מ׳ 1 Kings 2:26; מַלְאֲכֵי מ׳ Proverbs 16:14 messengers of death; במותָיו Isaiah 53:9 in his (martyr-) death (see BrMP 359).
† 3. state of death or place of death (|| שׁאול) Isaiah 28:15,18; Isaiah 38:18; Hosea 13:14; Habakkuk 2:5; Psalm 6:6; Psalm 49:15; Songs 8:6; Proverbs 5:5; Proverbs 7:27; (|| אבדון) Job 28:22; שׁערי מ׳ gates of death Psalm 9:14; Psalm 107:18; Job 38:17.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


25:11; 25:11; 26:18; 27:2; 27:2; 27:7; 27:10; 50:16




11:31; 11:32; 16:1


16:29; 35:25; 35:28; 35:28; 35:32


19:6; 19:6; 21:22; 22:26; 30:15; 30:19; 31:27; 31:29





1 Samuel

15:35; 20:31; 26:16

2 Samuel

12:5; 15:21; 19:29

1 Kings

2:26; 11:40


18:13; 28:22; 38:17


6:6; 9:14; 49:15; 107:18; 116:15


5:5; 7:27; 16:14



Song of Songs



6:1; 14:28; 28:15; 28:18; 38:18; 53:9; 53:9


26:11; 26:16







Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4194 matches the Hebrew מָוֶת (māveṯ),
which occurs 157 times in 152 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 21:16–2Sa 20:3)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:16 - and she went and sat down over against him, a bow-shot off; for she said, Let me not behold the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lifted up her voice and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:11 - And it came to pass after the death of Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac. And Isaac dwelt at Beer-lahai-roi.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:18 - And Isaac dug again the wells of water that they had dug in the days of Abraham his father, and that the Philistines had stopped after the death of Abraham; and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:2 - And he said, Behold now, I am become old; I know not the day of my death.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:7 - Bring me venison, and prepare me a savoury dish, that I may eat, and bless thee before Jehovah, before my death.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:10 - And thou shalt bring it to thy father, that he may eat, in order that he may bless thee before his death.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:16 - And they sent a messenger to Joseph, saying, Thy father commanded before he died, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:17 - And now, forgive, I pray you, my sin only this time, and intreat Jehovah your God that he may take away from me this death only!
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:31 - These shall be unclean unto you among all that crawl: whoever toucheth them when they are dead, shall be unclean until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:32 - And on whatever any of them when they are dead doth fall, it shall be unclean; all vessels of wood, or garment, or skin, or sack, every vessel wherewith work is done -- it shall be put into water, and be unclean until the even; then shall it be clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:1 - And Jehovah spoke to Moses after the death of the two sons of Aaron, when they came near before Jehovah and died;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:7 - He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister when they die; for the consecration of his God is upon his head.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:29 - if these men die as all men die, and are visited with the visitation of all men, Jehovah has not sent me;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:10 - Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let my soul die the death of the righteous, and let my end be like his!
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:10 - And the earth opened its mouth, and swallowed them up together with Korah, when that band died, when the fire devoured the two hundred and fifty men; and they became a sign.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:39 - And Aaron was a hundred and twenty-three years old when he died on mount Hor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:25 - and the assembly shall rescue the manslayer out of the hand of the avenger of blood, and the assembly shall restore him to the city of his refuge, whither he had fled; and he shall abide in it until the death of the high-priest, who was anointed with the holy oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:28 - for the manslayer should have remained in the city of his refuge until the death of the high-priest; but after the death of the high-priest he may return into the land of his possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:32 - And ye shall take no satisfaction for him that hath fled to the city of his refuge, that he should come again to dwell in the land, until the death of the priest.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:6 - lest the avenger of blood pursue the manslayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and smite him mortally; whereas he was not worthy of death, since he hated him not previously.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:22 - And if a man have committed a sin worthy of death, and he be put to death, and thou have hanged him on a tree,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:26 - and unto the damsel thou shalt do nothing: there is in the damsel no sin worthy of death; for as when a man riseth against his neighbour, and murdereth him, so is this matter;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:15 - See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:19 - I call heaven and earth to witness this day against you: life and death have I set before you, blessing and cursing: choose then life, that thou mayest live, thou and thy seed,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:27 - for I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck. Lo, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against Jehovah; and how much more after my death!
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:29 - For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and will turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and mischief will befall you at the end of days; because ye do evil in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:1 - And this is the blessing, wherewith Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:7 - And Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died; his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:1 - And it came to pass after the death of Moses the servant of Jehovah, that Jehovah spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' attendant, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:13 - that ye will let my father live, and my mother, and my brethren, and my sisters, and all that belong to them, and deliver our souls from death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:6 - And he shall dwell in that city, until he have stood before the assembly in judgment, until the death of the high-priest that shall be in those days; then shall the slayer return, and come unto his own city, and unto his own house, unto the city from whence he fled.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:1 - And it came to pass after the death of Joshua that the children of Israel asked Jehovah, saying, Which of us shall go up against the Canaanites first, to fight against them?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:7 - And he said to me, Behold, thou shalt conceive and bear a son; and now drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat not anything unclean; for the boy shall be a Nazarite of God from the womb to the day of his death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:30 - And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines! And he bowed himself with might; and the house fell on the lords, and on all the people that were therein. So the dead that he slew at his death were more than those whom he had slain in his life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:17 - where thou diest will I die, and there will I be buried. Jehovah do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part me and thee!
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:11 - And Boaz answered and said to her, It has fully been shewn me, all that thou hast done to thy mother-in-law since the death of thy husband; and how thou hast left thy father and thy mother, and the land of thy nativity, and art come to a people that thou hast not known heretofore.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:11 - And they sent and gathered all the lords of the Philistines, and said, Send away the ark of the God of Israel, and let it go again to its own place, that it kill us not, and our people. For there was deadly alarm throughout the city: the hand of God was very heavy there;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:32 - And Samuel said, Bring ye near to me Agag the king of Amalek. And Agag came to him gaily. And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death is past.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:35 - And Samuel saw Saul no more until the day of his death; for Samuel mourned over Saul; and Jehovah repented that he had made Saul king over Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:3 - And David swore again and again, and said, Thy father certainly knows that I have found favour in thy sight: and he has thought, Jonathan shall not know this, lest he be grieved; but truly as Jehovah liveth, and as thy soul liveth, there is but a step between me and death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:31 - For as long as the son of Jesse lives upon earth, thou shalt not be established, nor thy kingdom. And now send and fetch him to me, for he must die.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:16 - This thing is not good which thou hast done. As Jehovah liveth, ye are worthy to die, because ye have not guarded your master, Jehovah's anointed. And now see where the king's spear is, and the cruse of water that was at his head.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:1 - And it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David had returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, that David abode two days in Ziklag.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:23 - Saul and Jonathan, beloved and pleasant in their lives, Even in their death were not divided; They were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:33 - And the king lamented over Abner, and said, Should Abner die as a fool dieth?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:23 - And Michal the daughter of Saul had no child to the day of her death.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:5 - Then David's anger was greatly kindled against the man; and he said to Nathan, As Jehovah liveth, the man that hath done this thing is worthy of death;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:21 - And Ittai answered the king and said, As Jehovah liveth, and as my lord the king liveth, surely in what place my lord the king shall be, whether in death or life, even there also will thy servant be.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:28 - For all my father's house were but dead men before my lord the king; and thou didst set thy servant among them that eat at thine own table. What further right therefore have I? and for what should I cry any more to the king?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:3 - And David came to his house at Jerusalem; and the king took the ten women, concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them in a house of confinement and maintained them, but did not go in to them. So they were shut up unto the day of their death, living in widowhood.

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