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Lexicon :: Strong's H4201 - mᵊzûzâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as זִיז (H2123)
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TWOT Reference: 535b

Strong’s Definitions

מְזוּזָה mᵉzûwzâh, mez-oo-zaw'; or מְזֻזָה mᵉzuzâh; from the same as H2123; a door-post (as prominent):—(door, side) post.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H4201 in the following manner: post (19x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H4201 in the following manner: post (19x).
  1. doorpost, gatepost

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְזוּזָה mᵉzûwzâh, mez-oo-zaw'; or מְזֻזָה mᵉzuzâh; from the same as H2123; a door-post (as prominent):—(door, side) post.
STRONGS H4201: Abbreviations
מְזוּזָה noun feminine door-post, gate-post, absolute מ׳ Exodus 21:6; Isaiah 57:8; construct מְזוּזַת 1 Samuel 1:9; Ezekiel 46:2 + Ezekiel 41:21 (strike out Syriac Version Co compare Greek Version of the LXX Hi), Ezekiel 45:19 (twice in verse) (in both מְזוּזוֺת Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Vulgate Co); suffix מְזוּזָתִי Ezekiel 43:8, מְזוּזָתָם Ezekiel 43:8; plural מְזוּזוֺת 1 Kings 6:31 + 2 times (+ Ezekiel 45:19 (twice in verse) Co see above), מְזוּזֹת Exodus 12:7 + 4 times, מְזֻזוֺת Deuteronomy 6:9; Judges 16:3; — door-post, gate-post,
1. of dwelling-house Exodus 12:7 (P), Exodus 12:22; Exodus 12:23; Exodus 21:6 (all J E), Deuteronomy 6:9; Deuteronomy 11:20 compare Isaiah 57:8; also מְּתָחָ֑י מ׳ Proverbs 8:34, מְזוּזָתָם Ezekiel 43:8; of Solomon's house 1 Kings 7:5.
2. of house of י׳ :
a. of the pre-Solomonic sanctuary of י׳ 1 Samuel 1:9.
b. of Solomon's temple 1 Kings 6:33; of the דְּבִיר 1 Kings 6:31.
c. of Ezekiel's temple Ezekiel 41:21 (strike out Co see above), Ezekiel 43:8 (מְזוּזָתִי), הַבַּיִת מ׳ Ezekiel 45:19, שַׁעַר מ׳ Ezekiel 45:9, compare Ezekiel 46:2.
3. of city-gates Judges 16:3.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


12:7; 12:7; 12:22; 12:23; 21:6; 21:6


6:9; 6:9; 11:20


16:3; 16:3

1 Samuel

1:9; 1:9

1 Kings

6:31; 6:31; 6:33; 7:5




57:8; 57:8


41:21; 41:21; 43:8; 43:8; 43:8; 43:8; 45:9; 45:19; 45:19; 45:19; 46:2; 46:2


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4201 matches the Hebrew מְזוּזָה (mᵊzûzâ),
which occurs 19 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:7 - And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts H4201 and on the upper door post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:22 - And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side posts H4201 with the blood that is in the bason; and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:23 - For the LORD will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts, H4201 the LORD will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:6 - Then his master shall bring him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, or unto the door post; H4201 and his master shall bore his ear through with an aul; and he shall serve him for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:9 - And thou shalt write them upon the posts H4201 of thy house, and on thy gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:20 - And thou shalt write them upon the door posts H4201 of thine house, and upon thy gates:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:3 - And Samson lay till midnight, and arose at midnight, and took the doors of the gate of the city, and the two posts, H4201 and went away with them, bar and all, and put them upon his shoulders, and carried them up to the top of an hill that is before Hebron.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:9 - So Hannah rose up after they had eaten in Shiloh, and after they had drunk. Now Eli the priest sat upon a seat by a post H4201 of the temple of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:31 - And for the entering of the oracle he made doors of olive tree: the lintel and side posts H4201 were a fifth part of the wall.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:33 - So also made he for the door of the temple posts H4201 of olive tree, a fourth part of the wall.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:5 - And all the doors and posts H4201 were square, with the windows: and light was against light in three ranks.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:34 - Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts H4201 of my doors.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:8 - Behind the doors also and the posts H4201 hast thou set up thy remembrance: for thou hast discovered thyself to another than me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed, and made thee a covenant with them; thou lovedst their bed where thou sawest it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 41:21 - The posts H4201 of the temple were squared, and the face of the sanctuary; the appearance of the one as the appearance of the other.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:8 - In their setting of their threshold by my thresholds, and their post H4201 by my posts, H4201 and the wall between me and them, they have even defiled my holy name by their abominations that they have committed: wherefore I have consumed them in mine anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:19 - And the priest shall take of the blood of the sin offering, and put it upon the posts H4201 of the house, and upon the four corners of the settle of the altar, and upon the posts H4201 of the gate of the inner court.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 46:2 - And the prince shall enter by the way of the porch of that gate without, and shall stand by the post H4201 of the gate, and the priests shall prepare his burnt offering and his peace offerings, and he shall worship at the threshold of the gate: then he shall go forth; but the gate shall not be shut until the evening.
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