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Lexicon :: Strong's H4234 - māḥôl

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 623g

Strong’s Definitions

מָחוֹל mâchôwl, maw-khole'; from H2342; a (round) dance:—dance(-cing).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H4234 in the following manner: dance (5x), dancing (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H4234 in the following manner: dance (5x), dancing (1x).
  1. dance, dancing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָחוֹל mâchôwl, maw-khole'; from H2342; a (round) dance:—dance(-cing).
STRONGS H4234: Abbreviations
מָחוֺל noun masculineLamentations 5:15 dance; — absoluteמ׳ Psalm 30:12 + 3 times; construct מְחוֺל Jeremiah 31:4; מְחוֺלֵנוּ Lamentations 5:15; —dance, token of joyousness Psalm 30:12 (opposed to מספד), Jeremiah 31:4, Jeremiah 31:13 (compare Jeremiah 31:13b), Lamentations 5:15 (opposed to אֵבֶּל); act of praise to י׳ Psalm 149:3; Psalm 150:4; accompanied by timbrel (תֹּף) and sometimes other instruments Psalm 149:3; Psalm 149:4; Jeremiah 31:13.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


30:12; 30:12; 149:3; 149:3; 149:4; 150:4


31:4; 31:4; 31:13; 31:13; 31:13


5:15; 5:15; 5:15


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4234 matches the Hebrew מָחוֹל (māḥôl),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:11 - Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: H4234 thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:3 - Let them praise his name in the dance: H4234 let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 150:4 - Praise him with the timbrel and dance: H4234 praise him with stringed instruments and organs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:4 - Again I will build thee, and thou shalt be built, O virgin of Israel: thou shalt again be adorned with thy tabrets, and shalt go forth in the dances H4234 of them that make merry.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:13 - Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, H4234 both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:15 - The joy of our heart is ceased; our dance H4234 is turned into mourning.
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