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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 - Then she went and sat down opposite him, about a bowshot away, for she said, “May I not [fn]see the boy die H4194!” And she sat opposite him, and raised her voice and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:11 - It came about after the death H4194 of Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac; and Isaac [fn]lived by Beer-lahai-roi.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:18 - Then Isaac dug again the wells of water which [fn]had been dug in the days of his father Abraham, for the Philistines had stopped them up after the death H4194 of Abraham; and he [fn]gave them the same names which his father had [fn]given them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:2 - Then [fn]Isaac said, “Behold now, I am old and I do not know the day of my death H4194.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:7 - ‘Bring me some game and prepare a delicious meal for me, so that I may eat, and bless you in the presence of the LORD before my death H4194.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:10 - “Then you shall bring it to your father, that he may eat, so that he may bless you before his death H4194.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:16 - So they sent instructions to Joseph, saying, “Your father commanded us before he died H4194, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:17 - “So now, please forgive my sin only this once, and plead with the LORD your God, that He would only remove this death H4194 from me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:31 - ‘These are to you the unclean among all the swarming things; whoever touches them when they are dead H4194 becomes unclean until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:32 - ‘Also anything on which one of them may fall when they are dead H4194 becomes unclean, including any wooden article, or clothing, or a hide, or a sack—any article [fn]of which use is made—it shall be put in the water and be unclean until evening, then it becomes clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:1 - Now the LORD spoke to Moses after the death H4194 of the two sons of Aaron, when they had approached the presence of 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 his consecration to God is [fn]on his head.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:29 - “If these men die [fn]the death H4194 of all mankind, or [fn]if they suffer the fate of all mankind, then the LORD has not sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:10 - “Who has counted the dust of Jacob,
Or the number of the fourth part of Israel?
May [fn]I die the death H4194 of the upright,
And may my end be like his!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:10 - and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up along with Korah, when that group died H4194, when the fire devoured 250 men, so that they became a warning sign.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:39 - Aaron was 123 years old when he died H4194 on Mount Hor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:25 - ‘And the congregation shall save the one who committed manslaughter from the hand of the blood avenger, and the congregation shall return him to his city of refuge to which he fled; and he shall live in it until the death H4194 of the high priest who was anointed with the holy oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:28 - because he should have remained in his city of refuge until the death H4194 of the high priest. But after the death H4194 of the high priest the one who committed manslaughter may return to the land of his property.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:32 - ‘And you shall not accept a ransom for one who has fled to his city of refuge, so that he may return to live in the land [fn]before the death H4194 of the priest.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:6 - “Otherwise, the avenger of blood might pursue [fn]him [fn]in the heat of his anger, and overtake him because the way is long, and [fn]take his life, though he was not sentenced to death H4194 since he had not hated him previously.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:22 - “Now if [fn]a person has committed a sin carrying a sentence of death H4194 and he is put to death, and you hang him on [fn]a tree,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:26 - “And you are not to do anything to the girl; there is no sin in the girl worthy of death H4194, for just as a man rises against his neighbor and murders him, [fn]so is this case.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:15 - “See, I have placed before you today life and [fn]happiness, and death H4194 and [fn]adversity,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:19 - “I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have placed before you life and death H4194, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your [fn]descendants,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:27 - “For I know your rebellion and your [fn]stubbornness; behold, as long as I have been alive with you until today, you have been rebellious against the LORD; how much more, then, after my death H4194?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:29 - “For I know that after my death H4194 you will behave very corruptly and turn from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will confront you in the latter days, because you will do that which is evil in the sight of the LORD, provoking Him to anger with the work of your hands.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:1 - Now this is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed the sons of Israel before his death H4194.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:7 - Although Moses was 120 years old when he died H4194, his eyesight was not dim, nor had his vigor left him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:1 - Now it came about after the death H4194 of Moses the servant of the LORD, that the LORD spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ [fn]servant, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:13 - and [fn]spare my father and my mother, and my brothers and my sisters, and all who belong to them, and save our [fn]lives from death H4194.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:6 - ‘And he shall remain in that city until he stands before the congregation for judgment, until the death H4194 of the one who is high priest in those days. Then [fn]he shall [fn]return to his own city and to his own house, to the city from which he fled.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:1 - Now it came about after the death H4194 of Joshua that the sons of Israel inquired of the LORD, saying, “Who shall go up first for us against the Canaanites, to fight against them?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:7 - “But he said to me, ‘Behold, you shall conceive and give birth to a son, and now you shall not drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any [fn]unclean thing, for the boy shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb to the day of his death H4194.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:30 - And Samson said, “Let [fn]me die with the Philistines!” And he pushed outwards powerfully, so that the house fell on the governors and all the people who were in it. And the dead whom he killed at his death H4194 were more than those whom he killed during his lifetime.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:17 - “Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. May the LORD do so to me, and worse, if anything but death H4194 separates [fn]me from you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:11 - Boaz replied to her, “All that you have done for your mother-in-law after the death H4194 of your husband has been fully reported to me, and how you left your father and your mother and the land of your birth, and came to a people that you did not previously know.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:11 - Therefore they sent word and gathered all the governors of the Philistines, and said, “Send away the ark of the God of Israel and let it return to its own place, so that it will not kill [fn]us and [fn]our people!” For there was a deadly H4194 panic throughout the city; the hand of God was very heavy there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:32 - Then Samuel said, “Bring me Agag, the king of the Amalekites.” And Agag came to him [fn]cheerfully. And Agag said, “Surely the bitterness of death H4194 is gone!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:35 - And Samuel did not see Saul again until the day of his death H4194, though Samuel mourned for [fn]Saul. And the LORD regretted that He had made Saul king over Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:3 - Yet David vowed again, [fn]saying, “Your father is well aware that I have found favor in your sight, and he has said, ‘Jonathan is not to know this, otherwise he will be worried.’ But indeed as the LORD lives and as your soul lives, there is [fn]just a step between me and death H4194.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:31 - “For, [fn]as long as the son of Jesse lives on the earth, neither you nor your kingdom will be established. Now then, send men and bring him to me, for he is [fn]doomed to die H4194!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:16 - “This thing that you have done is not good. As the LORD lives, all of you undoubtedly [fn]must die H4194, because you did not guard your lord, the LORD’S anointed. And now, see where the king’s spear is and the jug of water that was at his head!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:1 - Now it came about after the death H4194 of Saul, when David had returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, that David stayed two days in Ziklag.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:23 - “Saul and Jonathan, beloved and delightful in [fn]life,
And in their deaths H4194 they were not separated;
They were swifter than eagles,
They were mightier than lions.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:33 - And the king sang a song of mourning for Abner and said,
“Should Abner die as a fool dies H4194?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:23 - And Michal the daughter of Saul had no child to the day of her death H4194.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:5 - Then David’s anger burned greatly against the man, and he said to Nathan, “As the LORD lives, the man who has done this certainly [fn]deserves to die H4194!
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:21 - But Ittai answered the king and said, “As the LORD lives, and as my lord the king lives, wherever my lord the king may be, whether for death H4194 or for life, there assuredly shall your servant be!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:28 - “For all my father’s household was only people worthy of death H4194 to my lord the king; yet you placed your servant among those who ate at your own table. So what right do I still have, that I should [fn]complain anymore to the king?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:3 - Then David came to his house in Jerusalem, and the king took the ten women, the concubines whom he had left behind to take care of the house, and put them in custody and provided them with food, but did not [fn]have relations with them. So they were locked up until the day of their death, living as widows.

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