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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).
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 - You have turned my mourning into dancing H4234 for me;
You have untied my sackcloth and encircled me with joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:3 - They shall praise His name with dancing H4234;
They shall sing praises to Him with tambourine and lyre.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 150:4 - Praise Him with tambourine and dancing H4234;
Praise Him with stringed instruments and flute.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:4 - “I will build you again and you will be rebuilt,
Virgin of Israel!
You will [fn]take up your tambourines again,
And go out to the dances H4234 of the revelers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:13 - “Then the virgin will rejoice in the dance H4234,
And the young men and the old together;
For I will turn their mourning into joy
And comfort them, and give them joy for their sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:15 - The joy of our hearts has ended;
Our dancing H4234 has been turned into mourning.

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