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Lexicon :: Strong's H4285 - maḥšāḵ

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מַחְשָׁךְ
Transliteration
maḥšāḵ
Pronunciation
makh-shawk'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 769d

Strong’s Definitions

מַחְשָׁךְ machshâk, makh-shawk'; from H2821; darkness; concretely, a dark place:—dark(-ness, place).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H4285 in the following manner: darkness (4x), dark places (2x), dark (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H4285 in the following manner: darkness (4x), dark places (2x), dark (1x).
  1. dark place, darkness, secrecy

    1. hiding-place

    2. dark region

    3. grave

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַחְשָׁךְ machshâk, makh-shawk'; from H2821; darkness; concretely, a dark place:—dark(-ness, place).
STRONGS H4285:
מַחְשַׁךְ noun masculine dark place (poetry) — absolute מ׳ Isaiah 29:15; Isaiah 42:16; מַחְשָׁ֑ךְ Psalm 88:19 [Psalm 88:18]; plural מַחֲשַׁכִּים Psalm 88:7; Psalm 143:3 = Lamentations 3:6 construct מַחֲשַׁכֵּי Psalm 74:20; — dark place:
a. = hiding-place אֿרץ מח׳ Psalm 74:20.
b. dark region, in which men may lose their way Isaiah 42:16.
c. = grave, or שׁאול Psalm 88:19 (see Che); of dark place of God's wrath (like She'ôl) Psalm 88:7; compare Psalm 143:3 = Lamentations 3:6.
d. = secret place, secrecy (of plots) Isaiah 29:15.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Psalms

74:20; 74:20; 88:7; 88:7; 88:18; 143:3; 143:3

Isaiah

29:15; 29:15; 42:16; 42:16

Lamentations

3:6; 3:6

H4285

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4285 matches the Hebrew מַחְשָׁךְ (maḥšāḵ),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:20 - Have respect unto the covenant: for the dark H4285 places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:6 - Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in darkness, H4285 in the deeps.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:18 - Lover and friend hast thou put far from me, and mine acquaintance into darkness. H4285
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:3 - For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, H4285 as those that have been long dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:15 - Woe unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the LORD, and their works are in the dark, H4285 and they say, Who seeth us? and who knoweth us?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:16 - And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness H4285 light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:6 - He hath set me in dark places, H4285 as they that be dead of old.

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