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Lexicon :: Strong's H4268 - maḥăsê

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 700b

Strong’s Definitions

מַחֲסֶה machăçeh, makh-as-eh'; or מַחְסֶה machçeh; from H2620; a shelter (literally or figuratively):—hope, (place of) refuge, shelter, trust.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H4268 in the following manner: refuge (15x), shelter (2x), hope (2x), trust (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H4268 in the following manner: refuge (15x), shelter (2x), hope (2x), trust (1x).
  1. refuge, shelter

    1. from rain or storm, from danger

    2. of falsehood

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַחֲסֶה machăçeh, makh-as-eh'; or מַחְסֶה machçeh; from H2620; a shelter (literally or figuratively):—hope, (place of) refuge, shelter, trust.
STRONGS H4268: Abbreviations
מַחְסֶּה noun masculineProverbs 14:26 refuge, shelter; — absolute מַ׳ Job 24:8 5 times; מַחֲסֶה Psalm 46:2 2 times; construct מַחְסֵּה Isaiah 28:17; suffix מַחְסִּי Psalm 62:8 5 times; מַחֲסִי Psalm 71:7; Jeremiah 17:17, מַחְסֵּהוּ Psalm 14:6, מַחְסֵּנוּ Isaiah 28:15; — shelter:
a. from rain and storm Isaiah 4:6; Isaiah 25:4; Job 24:8.
b. from danger סְלָעִים מַחְסֶּה לַשְׁפַנִּים rocks a refuge for conies Psalm 104:18; מחסה כזב refuge of falsehood Isaiah 28:17; כזב מחסנוּ falsehood our refuge Isaiah 28:15; elsewhere of God as the refuge of his people Psalm 14:6; Psalm 46:2; Psalm 61:4; Psalm 62:8; Psalm 62:9; Psalm 71:7; Psalm 73:28; Psalm 91:2; Psalm 91:9; Psalm 94:22; Psalm 142:6; Proverbs 14:26; Jeremiah 17:17; Joel 4:16 [Joel 3:16].
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


24:8; 24:8


14:6; 14:6; 46:2; 46:2; 61:4; 62:8; 62:8; 62:9; 71:7; 71:7; 73:28; 91:2; 91:9; 94:22; 104:18; 142:6


14:26; 14:26


4:6; 25:4; 28:15; 28:15; 28:17; 28:17


17:17; 17:17




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4268 matches the Hebrew מַחֲסֶה (maḥăsê),
which occurs 20 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:8 - They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for want of a shelter. H4268
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:6 - Ye have shamed the counsel of the poor, because the LORD is his refuge. H4268
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:1 - [[To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth.]] God is our refuge H4268 and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:3 - For thou hast been a shelter H4268 for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:7 - In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, H4268 is in God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:8 - Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge H4268 for us. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:7 - I am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my strong refuge. H4268
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:28 - But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust H4268 in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:2 - I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge H4268 and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:9 - Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, H4268 even the most High, thy habitation;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:22 - But the LORD is my defence; and my God is the rock of my refuge. H4268
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:18 - The high hills are a refuge H4268 for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:5 - I cried unto thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my refuge H4268 and my portion in the land of the living.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:26 - In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge. H4268
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 4:6 - And there shall be a tabernacle for a shadow in the daytime from the heat, and for a place of refuge, H4268 and for a covert from storm and from rain.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:4 - For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge H4268 from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:15 - Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, H4268 and under falsehood have we hid ourselves:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:17 - Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge H4268 of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:17 - Be not a terror unto me: thou art my hope H4268 in the day of evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:16 - The LORD also shall roar out of Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake: but the LORD will be the hope H4268 of his people, and the strength of the children of Israel.
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