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Lexicon :: Strong's H4393 - mᵊlō'

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1195b

Strong’s Definitions

מְלֹא mᵉlôʼ, mel-o'; rarely מְלוֹא mᵉlôwʼ; or מְלוֹ mᵉlôw; (Ezekiel 41:8), from H4390; fulness (literally or figuratively):—× all along, × all that is (there-) in, fill, (× that whereof...was) full, fulness, (hand-) full, multitude.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's H4393 in the following manner: full (12x), fulness (8x), all that is therein (7x), all (2x), fill (2x), handful (2x), multitude (2x), handful (with H7062) (1x), handfuls (with H2651) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H4393 in the following manner: full (12x), fulness (8x), all that is therein (7x), all (2x), fill (2x), handful (2x), multitude (2x), handful (with H7062) (1x), handfuls (with H2651) (1x).
  1. fulness, that which fills

    1. fulness, handful

    2. mass, multitude

    3. fulness, that which fills, entire contents

    4. full length, full line

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְלֹא mᵉlôʼ, mel-o'; rarely מְלוֹא mᵉlôwʼ; or מְלוֹ mᵉlôw; (Ezekiel 41:8), from H4390; fulness (literally or figuratively):—× all along, × all that is (there-) in, fill, (× that whereof...was) full, fulness, (hand-) full, multitude.
מְלֹא, [מְלוֺא] noun masculineIsaiah 8Isaiah 1:4 fulness, that which fills (Arabic bdb057101 Lane2729); — מ׳ construct Genesis 48:19 + 19 times; מְלוֺ Ezekiel 41:8; suffix מְלוֺאוֺ Isaiah 42:10 + 3 times; מְלוֺאָהּ Deuteronomy 33:16 + 12 times; —
1. fulness of hand (= handful) Ecclesiastes 4:6 (twice in verse) followed by accusative of material פִּיחַ חָפְנֵיכֶם מ׳ Exodus 9:8 compare Leviticus 16:12; 1 Kings 17:12; so homer-full of manna; Exodus 16:33 compare Leviticus 16:12; Numbers 22:18; Numbers 24:13; Judges 6:38; simil. מְלֹא בְגְדוֺ 2 Kings 4:39; rarely followed by מִן Leviticus 2:2; Leviticus 5:12, compare Exodus 16:32 (but read perhaps מִלְאוּ so Greek Version of the LXX Samaritan see Di).
2. mass of shepherds Isaiah 31:4 (in sim); multitude of nations Genesis 48:19 (compare Arabic bdb057102 Qor 2:247 and elsewhere)
4. phrases: — קוֺמָתוֺ מ׳ = at full length 1 Samuel 28:20; full line, or portion הַחֶ֫בַל מ׳ 2 Samuel 8:2; הַקָּנֶה מ׳ Ezekiel 41:8 full rod (reed).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


48:19; 48:19


9:8; 16:32; 16:33


2:2; 5:12; 16:12; 16:12


22:18; 24:13


33:16; 33:16



1 Samuel


2 Samuel


1 Kings


2 Kings


1 Chronicles



24:1; 50:12; 89:12; 96:11; 98:7




1:4; 6:3; 8; 8:8; 31:4; 34:1; 42:10; 42:10


8:16; 47:2


12:19; 19:7; 30:12; 32:15; 41:8; 41:8





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4393 matches the Hebrew מְלֹא (mᵊlō'),
which occurs 38 times in 36 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:19 - But his father refused and said, “I know, my son, I know; he also will become a people and he also will be great. However, his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his [fn]descendants shall become a [fn]multitude H4393 of nations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:8 - Then the LORD said to Moses and Aaron, “Take for yourselves handfuls H4393 of soot from a kiln, and let Moses throw it toward the sky in the sight of Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:32 - Then Moses said, “This is [fn]what the LORD has commanded, ‘Let an omerful H4393 of it be kept throughout your generations, that they may see the bread that I fed you in the wilderness, when I brought you out of the land of Egypt.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:33 - Moses said to Aaron, “Take a jar and put an omerful H4393 of manna in it, and place it before the LORD to be kept throughout your generations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 2:2 - ‘He shall then bring it to Aaron’s sons the priests; and shall take from it his handful H4393 of its fine flour and of its oil with all of its frankincense. And the priest shall offer it up in smoke as its memorial portion on the altar, an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:12 - ‘He shall bring it to the priest, and the priest shall take his handful H4393 of it as its memorial portion and offer it up in smoke on the altar, [fn]with the offerings of the LORD by fire: it is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:12 - “He shall take a firepan full H4393 of coals of fire from upon the altar before the LORD and [fn]two handfuls H4393 of finely ground sweet incense, and bring it inside the veil.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:18 - Balaam replied to the servants of Balak, “Though Balak were to give me his house full H4393 of silver and gold, I could not do anything, either small or great, contrary to the [fn]command of the LORD my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:13 - ‘Though Balak were to give me his house full H4393 of silver and gold, I could not do anything contrary to the [fn]command of the LORD, either good or bad, of my own [fn]accord. What the LORD speaks, that I will speak’?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:16 - And with the choice things of the earth and its fullness, H4393
And the favor of Him who dwelt in the bush.
Let it come to the head of Joseph,
And to the crown of the head of the one distinguished among his brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:38 - And it was so. When he arose early the next morning and squeezed the fleece, he drained the dew from the fleece, a bowl full H4393 of water.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:20 - Then Saul immediately fell full H4393 length upon the ground and was very afraid because of the words of Samuel; also there was no strength in him, for he had eaten no [fn]food all day and all night.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:2 - He [fn]defeated Moab, and measured them with the line, making them lie down on the ground; and he measured two lines to put to death and one full H4393 line to keep alive. And the Moabites became servants to David, bringing tribute.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:12 - But she said, “As the LORD your God lives, I have no [fn]bread, only a handful H4393 of flour in the [fn]bowl and a little oil in the jar; and behold, I am gathering [fn]a few sticks that I may go in and prepare for me and my son, that we may eat it and die.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:39 - Then one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine and gathered from it his lap full H4393 of wild gourds, and came and sliced them into the pot of stew, for they did not know what they were.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:32 - Let the sea [fn]roar, and [fn]all H4393 it contains; H4393
Let the field exult, and all that is in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 24:1 - A Psalm of David.
The earth is the LORDS, and [fn]all H4393 it contains, H4393
The world, and those who dwell in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:12 - “If I were hungry I would not tell you,
For the world is Mine, and [fn]all H4393 it contains. H4393
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:11 - The heavens are Yours, the earth also is Yours;
The world and [fn]all H4393 it contains, H4393 You have founded them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 96:11 - Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice;
Let the sea [fn]roar, and [fn]all H4393 it contains; H4393
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:7 - Let the sea roar and [fn]all H4393 it contains, H4393
The world and those who dwell in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:6 - One hand full H4393 of rest is better than two fists full H4393 of labor and striving after wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:3 - And one called out to another and said,
“Holy, Holy, Holy, is the LORD of hosts,
The [fn]whole earth is full H4393 of His glory.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:8 - “Then it will sweep on into Judah, it will overflow and pass through,
It will reach even to the neck;
And the spread of its wings will [fn]fill H4393 the breadth of [fn]your land, O Immanuel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:4 - For thus says the LORD to me,
“As the lion or the young lion growls over his prey,
Against which a band H4393 of shepherds is called out,
And he will not be terrified at their voice nor disturbed at their noise,
So will the LORD of hosts come down to wage war on Mount Zion and on its hill.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:1 - Draw near, O nations, to hear; and listen, O peoples!
Let the earth and [fn]all it contains H4393 hear, and the world and all that springs from it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:10 - Sing to the LORD a new song,
Sing His praise from the end of the earth!
You who go down to the sea, and all H4393 that is in it.
You islands, and those who dwell on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:16 - From Dan is heard the snorting of his horses;
At the sound of the neighing of his stallions
The whole land quakes;
For they come and devour the land and its fullness, H4393
The city and its inhabitants.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:2 - Thus says the LORD:
“Behold, waters are going to rise from the north
And become an overflowing torrent,
And overflow the land and all H4393 its fullness, H4393
The city and those who live in it;
And the men will cry out,
And every inhabitant of the land will wail.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:19 - “Then say to the people of the land, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD concerning the inhabitants of Jerusalem in the land of Israel, “They will eat their bread with anxiety and drink their water with horror, because [fn]their land will be [fn]stripped of its fullness H4393 on account of the violence of all who live in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:7 - ‘He [fn]destroyed their [fn]fortified towers
And laid waste their cities;
And the land and its fullness H4393 were appalled
Because of the sound of his roaring.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:12 - “Moreover, I will make the Nile canals dry
And sell the land into the hands of evil men.
And I will make the land desolate
And [fn]all H4393 that is in it,
By the hand of strangers; I the LORD have spoken.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:15 - “When I make the land of Egypt a desolation,
And the land is destitute of that which H4393 filled H4393 it,
When I smite all those who live in it,
Then they shall know that I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 41:8 - I saw also that the house had a raised [fn]platform all around; the foundations of the side chambers were a full H4393 rod of six [fn]long cubits in height.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:8 - The Lord [fn]GOD has sworn by Himself, the LORD God of hosts has declared:
“I loathe the arrogance of Jacob,
And [fn]detest his citadels;
Therefore I will deliver up the city and [fn]all H4393 it contains.” H4393
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:2 - Hear, O peoples, all of [fn]you;
Listen, O earth and [fn]all H4393 it contains, H4393
And let the Lord [fn]GOD be a witness against you,
The Lord from His holy temple.

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