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Lexicon :: Strong's H4288 - mᵊḥitâ

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מְחִתָּה
Transliteration
mᵊḥitâ
Pronunciation
mekh-it-taw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 784g

Strong’s Definitions

מְחִתָּה mᵉchittâh, mekh-it-taw'; from H2846; properly, a dissolution; concretely, a ruin, or (abstractly) consternation:—destruction, dismaying, ruin, terror.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H4288 in the following manner: destruction (7x), terror (2x), ruin (1x), dismaying (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H4288 in the following manner: destruction (7x), terror (2x), ruin (1x), dismaying (1x).
  1. destruction, ruin, terror, a breaking

    1. terror, dismay, object of terror

    2. ruin

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְחִתָּה mᵉchittâh, mekh-it-taw'; from H2846; properly, a dissolution; concretely, a ruin, or (abstractly) consternation:—destruction, dismaying, ruin, terror.
STRONGS H4288:
מְחִתָּה noun feminine terror, destruction, ruin, in poetry (especially Proverbs) — absolute מ׳ Proverbs 10:14 + 8 times; construct מְחִתַּת Proverbs 10:15; Proverbs 14:28; —
1.
a. terror, Isaiah 54:14 (|| עשֶׁק), Jeremiah 17:17; = object of terror, Jeremiah 48:39 (|| שְׂחֹק).
b. dismay, Proverbs 21:15 (opposed to שִׂמְחָה).
2. ruin, of strongholds Psalm 89:41; רָזוֺן בְּאֶפֶס לְאֹם מ׳ Proverbs 14:28 without people is ruin to a prince (opposed to הַדְרַתמֶֿלֶךְ); דַּלִּים מ׳ רֵישָׁם Proverbs 10:15 the ruin of the poor (is) their poverty; as consequence of evil-doing לְפֹעֲלֵי אָוֶן מ׳ Proverbs 10:29 (opposed to מָעוֺז); of fools מ׳־לוֹ כְסִיל פִּ׳ Proverbs 18:7, compare Proverbs 13:3 (opposed to שֹׁמֵר נַפְשׁוֺ); קְרֹבָה מ׳ אֱוִיל פִּי Proverbs 10:14 the mouth of a fool is imminent ruin.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Psalms

89:41

Proverbs

10:14; 10:14; 10:15; 10:15; 10:29; 13:3; 14:28; 14:28; 18:7; 21:15

Isaiah

54:14

Jeremiah

17:17; 48:39

H4288

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4288 matches the Hebrew מְחִתָּה (mᵊḥitâ),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:40 - You have broken down all his walls;
You have brought his strongholds to ruin H4288.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:14 - Wise people store up knowledge,
But with the mouth of the foolish, ruin H4288 is at hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:15 - The rich person’s wealth is his [fn]fortress,
The ruin H4288 of the poor is their poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:29 - The way of the LORD is a stronghold for the upright,
But ruin H4288 to the workers of injustice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:3 - One who guards his mouth protects his life;
One who opens wide his lips [fn]comes to ruin H4288.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:28 - In a multitude of people is a king’s glory,
But in the scarcity of people is a prince’s ruin H4288.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:7 - A fool’s mouth is his ruin H4288,
And his lips are the snare of his soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:15 - The exercise of justice is joy for the righteous,
But terror H4288 to those who practice injustice.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:14 - “In righteousness you will be established;
You will be far from oppression, for you will not fear;
And from terror H4288, for it will not come near you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:17 - Do not be a terror H4288 to me;
You are my refuge in a day of disaster.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:39 - “How [fn]shattered it is! How they have wailed! How Moab has turned his back—he is ashamed! So Moab will become a laughingstock and an object H4288 of H4288 terror H4288 to all around him.”

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