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Lexicon :: Strong's H4383 - miḵšôl

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מִכְשׁוֹל
Transliteration
miḵšôl
Pronunciation
mik-shole'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1050c

Strong’s Definitions

מִכְשׁוֹל mikshôwl, mik-shole'; or מִכְשֹׁל mikshôl; masculine from H3782; a stumbling-block, literally or figuratively (obstacle, enticement (specifically an idol), scruple):—caused to fall, offence, × (no-) thing offered, ruin, stumbling-block.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H4383 in the following manner: stumblingblock (8x), offence (2x), ruins (2x), offend (1x), fall (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H4383 in the following manner: stumblingblock (8x), offence (2x), ruins (2x), offend (1x), fall (1x).
  1. a stumbling, means or occasion of stumbling, stumbling block

    1. stumbling, fall

    2. means or occasion of stumbling, stumbling block

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מִכְשׁוֹל mikshôwl, mik-shole'; or מִכְשֹׁל mikshôl; masculine from H3782; a stumbling-block, literally or figuratively (obstacle, enticement (specifically an idol), scruple):—caused to fall, offence, × (no-) thing offered, ruin, stumbling-block.
STRONGS H4383:
מִכְשׁוֺל noun masculineJeremiah 6:21 a stumbling, means or occasion of stumbling, stumbling-block; — מ׳ absolute Isaiah 8:14 + 3 times, מִכְשֹׁל Leviticus 19:14; construct מִכְשׁוֺל 1 Samuel 25:31 + 6 times Ezekiel; plural מִכְשֹׁלִים Jeremiah 6:21 + Ezekiel 21:20 MT (Co and others מֻכְשָׁלִים, see below); —
1. stumbling, צוּר מ׳ Isaiah 8:14 (fig) a rock of stumbling (i.e. over which one stumbles); literal הַרְבֵּה הַמִּכְשֹׁלִים Ezekiel 21:20 an abundance of stumblings, falls (si vera lectio; Greek Version of the LXX. οἱ ἀσθενοῦντες, apparently reading participle, compare Sm; so Co Da (as a possibility), i.e. מֻכְשָׁלִים Hoph. Participle of כשׁל = those who have stumbled or been overthrown).
2. means, or occasion of stumbling, stumbling-block;
a. literal Leviticus 19:14.
b. figurative of misfortune, calamity Psalm 119:165; in divine judgment Jeremiah 6:21; Ezekiel 3:20, as a hindrance to restoration of people Isaiah 57:14.
c. in ethical sense עֲוֺנָם מ׳ Ezekiel 7:19 a stumbling-block of (i.e. occasioning) their iniquity, so Ezekiel 14:3, 4, 7; Ezekiel 18:30; Ezekiel 44:12 (mostly with reference to idols.).
d. לֵב מ׳ 1 Samuel 25:31 a stumbling-block of heart i.e. ground for remorse.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Leviticus

19:14; 19:14

1 Samuel

25:31; 25:31

Psalms

119:165

Isaiah

8:14; 8:14; 57:14

Jeremiah

6:21; 6:21; 6:21

Ezekiel

3:20; 7:19; 14:3; 14:4; 14:7; 18:30; 21:20; 21:20; 44:12

H4383

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4383 matches the Hebrew מִכְשׁוֹל (miḵšôl),
which occurs 14 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:14 - ‘You shall not curse a person who is deaf, nor put a stumbling H4383 block H4383 before a person who is blind, but you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:31 - this will not become an obstacle to you, or a [fn]troubled H4383 heart to my lord, both by having shed blood without cause and by my lord’s having [fn]avenged himself. When the LORD deals well with my lord, then remember your slave.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:165 - Those who love Your Law have great peace,
And [fn]nothing causes them to stumble H4383.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:14 - “Then He will become a sanctuary;
But to both houses of Israel, He will be a stone of stumbling and a rock [fn]of offense H4383,
And a snare and a trap for the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:14 - And it will be said,
“Build up, build up, prepare the way,
Remove every obstacle H4383 from the way of My people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:21 - Therefore, this is what the LORD says:
“Behold, I am [fn]placing stumbling H4383 blocks H4383 before this people.
And they will stumble against them,
Fathers and sons together;
Neighbor and [fn]friend will perish.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:20 - “Again, when a righteous person turns away from his righteousness and commits sin, and I place an obstacle H4383 before him, he will die; since you have not warned him, he shall die in his sin, and his righteous deeds which he has done shall not be remembered; but his blood I will require from your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:19 - ‘They will fling their silver into the streets, and their gold will become an abhorrent thing; their silver and their gold will not be able to save them on the day of the wrath of the LORD. They cannot satisfy their [fn]appetite, nor can they fill their stomachs, because their wrongdoing has become a cause H4383 of H4383 stumbling H4383.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:3 - “Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their hearts and have put in front of their faces the stumbling H4383 block H4383 of their wrongdoing. Should I let Myself be consulted by them at all?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:4 - “Therefore speak to them and tell them, ‘This is what the Lord [fn]GOD says: “Anyone of the house of Israel who sets up his idols in his heart, puts in front of his face the stumbling H4383 block H4383 of his wrongdoing, and then comes to the prophet, I the LORD will let Myself answer him in [fn]the matter in view of the multitude of his idols,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:7 - “For anyone of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who reside in Israel, who deserts Me, sets up his idols in his heart, puts in front of his face the stumbling H4383 block H4383 of his wrongdoing, and then comes to the prophet to request something of Me for himself, I the LORD will let Myself answer him Myself.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:30 - “Therefore I will judge you, house of Israel, each according to his conduct,” declares the Lord GOD. “Repent and turn away from all your offenses, so that wrongdoing does not become a stumbling H4383 block H4383 to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:15 - so that their hearts will waver, and many fall at all their gates. I have granted the slaughter of the sword. Oh! It is made for striking like lightning, it is sharpened in readiness for slaughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:12 - “Since they ministered to them before their idols and became a stumbling H4383 block H4383 of wrongdoing to the house of Israel, for that reason I have [fn]sworn against them,” declares the Lord GOD, “that they shall suffer the punishment for their wrongdoing.

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