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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.
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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 - ‘Moreover, they shall take some of the blood and put it on the two doorposts H4201 and on the lintel [fn]of the houses in which they eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:22 - “And you shall take a bunch of hyssop and dip it in the blood which is in the basin, and [fn]apply some of the blood that is in the basin to the lintel and the two doorposts H4201; and none of you shall go outside the door of his house until morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:23 - “For the LORD will pass through to strike the Egyptians; but when He sees the blood on the lintel and on the two doorposts H4201, the LORD will pass over the door and will not allow the destroyer to come in to your houses to strike you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:6 - then his master shall bring him to [fn]God, then he shall bring him to the door or the doorpost H4201. And his master shall pierce his ear with an [fn]awl; and he shall serve him permanently.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:9 - “You shall also write them on the [fn]doorposts H4201 of your house and on your gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:20 - “And you shall write them on the doorposts H4201 of your house and on your gates,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:3 - Now Samson lay asleep until midnight, and at midnight he got up and took hold of the doors of the city gate and the two doorposts H4201, and pulled them up along with the bars; then he put them on his shoulders, and carried them up to the top of the mountain which is opposite Hebron.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:9 - Then Hannah got up after eating and drinking in Shiloh. Now Eli the priest was sitting on the seat by the doorpost H4201 of the [fn]temple of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:31 - And for the entrance of the inner sanctuary he made doors of olive wood, the lintel, and five-sided doorposts H4201.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:33 - So too he made for the entrance of the main room four-sided doorposts H4201 of olive wood,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:5 - And all the doorways and doorposts H4201 had squared artistic frames, and window was opposite window at three [fn]intervals.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:34 - “Blessed is the person who listens to me,
Watching daily at my gates,
Waiting at my doorposts H4201.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:8 - “Behind the door and the doorpost H4201
You have set up your sign;
Indeed, far removed from Me, you have uncovered yourself,
And have gone up and made your bed wide.
And you have made an agreement for yourself with them,
You have loved their bed,
You have looked at their [fn]manhood.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 41:21 - The doorposts H4201 of the sanctuary were square; as for the front of the inner [fn]sanctuary, the appearance of one doorpost was like that of the other.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:8 - by putting their threshold by My threshold, and their door H4201 post H4201 beside My door H4201 post H4201, with only the wall between Me and them. And they have defiled My holy name by their abominations which they have committed. So I have consumed them in My anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:19 - “And the priest shall take some of the blood from the sin offering and put it on the door H4201 posts H4201 of the house, on the four corners of the ledge of the altar, and on the posts H4201 of the gate of the inner courtyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 46:2 - “The prince shall enter by way of the porch of the gate from outside and stand by the post H4201 of the gate. Then the priests shall provide his burnt offering and his peace offerings, and he shall worship at the threshold of the gate and then go out; but the gate shall not be shut until the evening.
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