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Lexicon :: Strong's H4208 - mazzālôṯ

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מַזָּלוֹת
Transliteration
mazzālôṯ
Pronunciation
maz-zaw-law'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently from נָזַל (H5140) in the sense of raining
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1173

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: מזלות (Gesenius) מזלה (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

מַזָּלָה mazzâlâh, maz-zaw-law'; apparently from H5140 in the sense of raining; a constellation, i.e. Zodiacal sign (perhaps as affecting the weather):—planet. Compare H4216.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's H4208 in the following manner: planet (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's H4208 in the following manner: planet (1x).
  1. constellations

    1. signs of zodiac (maybe)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַזָּלָה mazzâlâh, maz-zaw-law'; apparently from H5140 in the sense of raining; a constellation, i.e. Zodiacal sign (perhaps as affecting the weather):—planet. Compare H4216.
STRONGS H4208: Abbreviations
מַזָּלוֺת noun [feminine] plural constellations, perhaps signs of the zodiac (probably loan-word from Assyrian manzaltu, mazaltu, station, abode (of gods) DlHWB 457; Prol. 142 JenKosmologie 348; compare Late Hebrew מַזָּלוֺת, id.; מַזָּל Aramaic מַזָּלָא, star of fortune or fate Phoenician זל נעם [מ] CIS95, 8 (Vog; bilingual inscription; Greek ἀγαθῇ τύχῃ); Syriac bdb056109 zodiac PS109; bdb056110 mansiones lunae, Lexicons, PS2332; Arabic bdb056111 (loan-word according to HoffmZAW iii. 1883, 110. Suidas μαζουρωθ = ζωδία); — only לַמַּזּ׳ 2 Kings 23:5 as object of worship (+ בֵּעַל, שֶׁמֶשׁ, יָרֵחַ, and כָּלצְֿבָא הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם) Greek Version of the LXX τοῖς μαζουρωθ; probably= מַזַּרוֺת Job 38:32.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Kings

23:5

Job

38:32

H4208

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4208 matches the Hebrew מַזָּלוֹת (mazzālôṯ),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:5 - And he put down the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah, and in the places round about Jerusalem; them also that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, H4208 and to all the host of heaven.
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