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Lexicon :: Strong's H4242 - mᵊḥîr

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מְחִיר
Transliteration
mᵊḥîr
Pronunciation
mekk-eer'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to buy
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1185c

Strong’s Definitions

מְחִיר mᵉchîyr, mekk-eer'; from an unused root meaning to buy; price, payment, wages:—gain, hire, price, sold, worth.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H4242 in the following manner: price (11x), worth (1x), sold (1x), gain (1x), hire (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H4242 in the following manner: price (11x), worth (1x), sold (1x), gain (1x), hire (1x).
  1. price, hire

    1. price

    2. hire, reward, gain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְחִיר mᵉchîyr, mekk-eer'; from an unused root meaning to buy; price, payment, wages:—gain, hire, price, sold, worth.
STRONGS H4242:
† I. מְחִיר noun masculine price, hire (as that which is placed in front of one, presented, offered; Assyrian maḫîru, price; maḫirânu, buyer, DlHWB 404, Prol. 94); — מ׳ absolute Micah 3:11 + 9 times; construct Deuteronomy 23:19 + 2 times; suffix מְחִירָהּ Job 28:15; plural suffix מְחִירֵיהֶם Psalm 44:13; —
1. price, often בִּמְחִיר for a price; in trade 2 Samuel 24:24; 1 Kings 10:28; 2 Chronicles 1:16; compare Lamentations 5:4 (|| כֶּסֶף), also (no בְּ) 1 Kings 21:2 and שָׂדֶה עַתּוּדִים מ׳ Proverbs 27:26; of wisdom Job 28:15 (|| סְגוֺר כֶּסֶף) compare Proverbs 17:16 (no בְּ); figurative בְּלוֺאבֶֿסֶף וּבְלוֺא מ׳ Isaiah 55:1 in purchase of blessings from י׳; of price of people, figurative Psalm 44:13, compare Jeremiah 15:13.
2. hire, כֶּלֶב מ׳ (i.e. of male prostitute) Deuteronomy 23:19 (|| אֶתְנַן זוֺנָה) see Di Dr; of venal priests Micah 3:11 (|| שֹׁחַד); = reward, gain, denied of Cyrus Isaiah 45:13 (|| id.); affirmed of Ant. Epiph. Daniel 11:39.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Deuteronomy

23:19; 23:19

2 Samuel

24:24

1 Kings

10:28; 21:2

2 Chronicles

1:16

Job

28:15; 28:15

Psalms

44:13; 44:13

Proverbs

17:16; 27:26

Isaiah

45:13; 55:1

Jeremiah

15:13

Lamentations

5:4

Daniel

11:39

Micah

3:11; 3:11

H4242

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4242 matches the Hebrew מְחִיר (mᵊḥîr),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:18 - Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price H4242 of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any vow: for even both these are abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:24 - And the king said unto Araunah, Nay; but I will surely buy it of thee at a price: H4242 neither will I offer burnt offerings unto the LORD my God of that which doth cost me nothing. So David bought the threshingfloor and the oxen for fifty shekels of silver.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:28 - And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price. H4242
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:2 - And Ahab spake unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near unto my house: and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or, if it seem good to thee, I will give thee the worth H4242 of it in money.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:16 - And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price. H4242
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:15 - It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price H4242 thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:12 - Thou sellest thy people for nought, and dost not increase thy wealth by their price. H4242
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:16 - Wherefore is there a price H4242 in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:26 - The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price H4242 of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:13 - I have raised him up in righteousness, and I will direct all his ways: he shall build my city, and he shall let go my captives, not for price H4242 nor reward, saith the LORD of hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:1 - Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. H4242
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:13 - Thy substance and thy treasures will I give to the spoil without price, H4242 and that for all thy sins, even in all thy borders.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:4 - We have drunken our water for money; our wood is sold H4242 unto us.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:39 - Thus shall he do in the most strong holds with a strange god, whom he shall acknowledge and increase with glory: and he shall cause them to rule over many, and shall divide the land for gain. H4242
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 3:11 - The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, H4242 and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? none evil can come upon us.

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