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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 her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot: for she said, Let me not see the death H4194 of the child. And she sat over against him, and lift up her voice, and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:11 - And it came to pass after the death H4194 of Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac; and Isaac dwelt by the well Lahairoi.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:18 - And Isaac digged again the wells of water, which they had digged in the days of Abraham his father; for the Philistines had stopped them after the death H4194 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 old, I know not the day of my death: H4194
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:7 - Bring me venison, and make me savoury meat, that I may eat, and bless thee before the LORD before my death. H4194
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:10 - And thou shalt bring it to thy father, that he may eat, and that he may bless thee before his death. H4194
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:16 - And they sent a messenger unto Joseph, saying, Thy father did command before he died, H4194 saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:17 - Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and intreat the LORD your God, that he may take away from me this death H4194 only.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:31 - These are unclean to you among all that creep: whosoever doth touch them, when they be dead, H4194 shall be unclean until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:32 - And upon whatsoever any of them, when they are dead, H4194 doth fall, it shall be unclean; whether it be any vessel of wood, or raiment, or skin, or sack, whatsoever vessel it be, wherein any work is done, it must be put into water, and it shall be unclean until the even; so it shall be cleansed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:1 - And the LORD spake unto Moses after the death H4194 of the two sons of Aaron, when they offered before the LORD, 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: H4194 because the consecration of his God is upon his head.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:29 - If these men die the common death H4194 of all men, or if they be visited after the visitation of all men; then the LORD hath 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 me die the death H4194 of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:10 - And the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up together with Korah, when that company died, H4194 what time the fire devoured two hundred and fifty men: and they became a sign.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:39 - And Aaron was an hundred and twenty and three years old when he died H4194 in mount Hor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:25 - And the congregation shall deliver the slayer out of the hand of the revenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to the city of his refuge, whither he was fled: and he shall abide in it unto the death H4194 of the high priest, which was anointed with the holy oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:28 - Because he should have remained in the city of his refuge until the death H4194 of the high priest: but after the death H4194 of the high priest the slayer shall return into the land of his possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:32 - And ye shall take no satisfaction for him that is fled to the city of his refuge, that he should come again to dwell in the land, until the death H4194 of the priest.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:6 - Lest the avenger of the blood pursue the slayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and slay him; whereas he was not worthy of death, H4194 inasmuch as he hated him not in time past.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:22 - And if a man have committed a sin worthy of death, H4194 and he be to be put to death, and thou hang him on a tree:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:26 - But unto the damsel thou shalt do nothing; there is in the damsel no sin worthy of death: H4194 for as when a man riseth against his neighbour, and slayeth him, even so is this matter:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:15 - See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death H4194 and evil;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:19 - I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, H4194 blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:27 - For I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against the LORD; and how much more after my death? H4194
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:29 - For I know that after my death H4194 ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will befall you in the latter days; because ye will do evil in the sight of the LORD, 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. H4194
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:7 - And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: H4194 his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:1 - Now after the death H4194 of Moses the servant of the LORD it came to pass, that the LORD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:13 - And that ye will save alive my father, and my mother, and my brethren, and my sisters, and all that they have, and deliver our lives from death. H4194
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:6 - And he shall dwell in that city, until he stand before the congregation for judgment, and until the death H4194 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 - Now after the death H4194 of Joshua it came to pass, that the children of Israel asked the LORD, saying, Who shall go up for us against the Canaanites first, to fight against them?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:7 - But he said unto me, Behold, thou shalt conceive, and bear a son; and now drink no wine nor strong drink, neither eat any unclean thing: for the child shall be a Nazarite to God from the womb to the day of his death. H4194
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:30 - And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were therein. So the dead which he slew at his death H4194 were more than they which he slew in his life.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:17 - Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, if ought but death H4194 part thee and me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:11 - And Boaz answered and said unto her, It hath fully been shewed me, all that thou hast done unto thy mother in law since the death H4194 of thine husband: and how thou hast left thy father and thy mother, and the land of thy nativity, and art come unto a people which thou knewest not heretofore.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:11 - So they sent and gathered together all the lords of the Philistines, and said, Send away the ark of the God of Israel, and let it go again to his own place, that it slay us not, and our people: for there was a deadly H4194 destruction throughout all the city; the hand of God was very heavy there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:32 - Then said Samuel, Bring ye hither to me Agag the king of the Amalekites. And Agag came unto him delicately. And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death H4194 is past.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:35 - And Samuel came no more to see Saul until the day of his death: H4194 nevertheless Samuel mourned for Saul: and the LORD repented that he had made Saul king over Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:3 - And David sware moreover, and said, Thy father certainly knoweth that I have found grace in thine eyes; and he saith, Let not Jonathan know this, lest he be grieved: but truly as the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, there is but a step between me and death. H4194
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:31 - For as long as the son of Jesse liveth upon the ground, thou shalt not be established, nor thy kingdom. Wherefore now send and fetch him unto me, for he shall surely die. H4194
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:16 - This thing is not good that thou hast done. As the LORD liveth, ye are worthy to die, H4194 because ye have not kept your master, the LORD'S anointed. And now see where the king's spear is, and the cruse of water that was at his bolster.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:1 - Now it came to pass after the death H4194 of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:23 - Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death H4194 they 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, Died Abner as a fool dieth? H4194
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:23 - Therefore Michal the daughter of Saul had no child unto the day of her death. H4194
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:5 - And David's anger was greatly kindled against the man; and he said to Nathan, As the LORD liveth, the man that hath done this thing shall surely die: H4194
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:21 - And Ittai answered the king, and said, As the LORD liveth, and as my lord the king liveth, surely in what place my lord the king shall be, whether in death H4194 or life, even there also will thy servant be.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:28 - For all of my father's house were but dead H4194 men before my lord the king: yet didst thou set thy servant among them that did eat at thine own table. What right therefore have I yet to cry any more unto the king?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:3 - And David came to his house at Jerusalem; and the king took the ten women his concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them in ward, and fed them, but went not in unto them. So they were shut up unto the day of their death, living in widowhood.

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