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Lexicon :: Strong's H4487 - mānâ

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Strong’s Definitions

מָנָה mânâh, maw-naw'; a primitive root; properly, to weigh out; by implication, to allot or constitute officially; also to enumerate or enroll:—appoint, count, number, prepare, set, tell.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's H4487 in the following manner: number (14x), prepare (5x), appointed (4x), tell (3x), count (1x), set (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's H4487 in the following manner: number (14x), prepare (5x), appointed (4x), tell (3x), count (1x), set (1x).
  1. to count, reckon, number, assign, tell, appoint, prepare

    1. (Qal)

      1. to count, number

      2. reckon, assign, appoint

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be counted, be numbered

      2. to be reckoned, be assigned

    3. (Piel) to appoint, ordain

    4. (Pual) appointed (participle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָנָה mânâh, maw-naw'; a primitive root; properly, to weigh out; by implication, to allot or constitute officially; also to enumerate or enroll:—appoint, count, number, prepare, set, tell.
STRONGS H4487: Abbreviations
מָנָה verb count, number, reckon, assign (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian manû DlHWB 416; Arabic bdb058401 assign, apportion; Aramaic bdb058402, H4484 מְנָא); —
Qal Perfect מָנָה Numbers 23:10; וּמָנִ֫יתִי Isaiah 65:12; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תִּמְנֶהֿ 1 Kings 20:25; וַיִּמְנוּ 2 Kings 12:11; Imperative מְנֵה 2 Samuel 24:1; Infinitive construct לִמְנוֺת Genesis 13:16 + 4 times; Participle מוֺנֶה Jeremiah 33:13; Psalm 147:4; —
1. count, number (compare סָפַר) dust (grains) Genesis 13:16 (J), compare עֲפַר יַעֲקֹב Numbers 23:10 (JE); money 2 Kings 12:11; stars (לַכּוֹכָבִם מִסְפָּר מ׳) Psalm 147:4; flock Jeremiah 33:13 (symbol of peace); days Psalm 90:12; people, army 2 Samuel 24:1; 1 Chronicles 21:1, 17, compare 1 Chronicles 27:24 (object omitted); 1 Kings 20:25.
2. reckon, assign, appoint לַחֶרֶב Isaiah 65:12 (with play on מְנִי Isaiah 65:11).
Niph. Perfect נִמְנָה Isaiah 53:12; Imperfect יִמָּנֶה Genesis 13:16; 1 Kings 3:8; יִמָּנוּ 1 Kings 8:5 2 Chronicles 5:6; Infinitive construct הִמָנוֺת Ecclesiastes 1:15; —
1. be counted, numbered, of descendants Genesis 13:16 (J), of people 1 Kings 3:8 (|| נִסְפַּר); of sacrificial animals 1 Kings 8:5 2 Chronicles 5:6 (both || id.); indefinite Ecclesiastes 1:15.
2. be reckoned, assigned (a place), of servant of י׳ Isaiah 53:12 (with פּשְׁעִם אֶת).
Pi. (late and in poetry) (Biblical Aramaic H4483 and Targum. מַנִּי); — Perfect מִנָּה Daniel 1:10, 11; מִנּוּ Job 7:3; Imperfect וַיְמַן Jonah 2:1 [Jonah 1:17] + 4 times; Imperative מַן Psalm 61:8; appoint, ordain, food Daniel 1:10, Daniel 1:5 (followed by לְ), officer Daniel 1:11 (followed by על); nights of weariness (לֵילוֺת עָמָל) Job 7:3 (subject indefinite; followed by לְ); in story of Jonah, object. fish Jonah 2:1 [Jonah 1:17], ricinus Jonah 4:6; worm Jonah 4:7, wind Jonah 4:8 (all subject י׳); object חֶסֶד וֶאֱמֶת Psalm 61:8 (subject י׳).
Pu. Participle plural מְמֻנִּים 1 Chronicles 9:29 appointed, of porters (followed by עַל).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


13:16; 13:16; 13:16; 13:16


23:10; 23:10

2 Samuel

24:1; 24:1

1 Kings

3:8; 3:8; 8:5; 8:5; 20:25; 20:25

2 Kings

12:11; 12:11

1 Chronicles

9:29; 21:1; 27:24

2 Chronicles

5:6; 5:6


7:3; 7:3


61:8; 61:8; 90:12; 147:4; 147:4


1:15; 1:15


53:12; 53:12; 65:11; 65:12; 65:12


33:13; 33:13


1:5; 1:10; 1:10; 1:11


1:17; 1:17; 4:6; 4:7; 4:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4487 matches the Hebrew מָנָה (mānâ),
which occurs 28 times in 27 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:16 - And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number H4487 the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered. H4487
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:10 - Who can count H4487 the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:1 - And again the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them to say, Go, number H4487 Israel and Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:8 - And thy servant is in the midst of thy people which thou hast chosen, a great people, that cannot be numbered H4487 nor counted for multitude.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:5 - And king Solomon, and all the congregation of Israel, that were assembled unto him, were with him before the ark, sacrificing sheep and oxen, that could not be told nor numbered H4487 for multitude.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:25 - And number H4487 thee an army, like the army that thou hast lost, horse for horse, and chariot for chariot: and we will fight against them in the plain, and surely we shall be stronger than they. And he hearkened unto their voice, and did so.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:10 - And it was so, when they saw that there was much money in the chest, that the king's scribe and the high priest came up, and they put up in bags, and told H4487 the money that was found in the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:29 - Some of them also were appointed H4487 to oversee the vessels, and all the instruments of the sanctuary, and the fine flour, and the wine, and the oil, and the frankincense, and the spices.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:1 - And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number H4487 Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:17 - And David said unto God, Is it not I that commanded the people to be numbered? H4487 even I it is that have sinned and done evil indeed; but as for these sheep, what have they done? let thine hand, I pray thee, O LORD my God, be on me, and on my father's house; but not on thy people, that they should be plagued.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:24 - Joab the son of Zeruiah began to number, H4487 but he finished not, because there fell wrath for it against Israel; neither was the number put in the account of the chronicles of king David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:6 - Also king Solomon, and all the congregation of Israel that were assembled unto him before the ark, sacrificed sheep and oxen, which could not be told nor numbered H4487 for multitude.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:3 - So am I made to possess months of vanity, and wearisome nights are appointed H4487 to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:7 - He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare H4487 mercy and truth, which may preserve him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:12 - So teach us to number H4487 our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:4 - He telleth H4487 the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:15 - That which is crooked cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbered. H4487
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:12 - Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto death: and he was numbered H4487 with the transgressors; and he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:12 - Therefore will I number H4487 you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down to the slaughter: because when I called, ye did not answer; when I spake, ye did not hear; but did evil before mine eyes, and did choose that wherein I delighted not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:13 - In the cities of the mountains, in the cities of the vale, and in the cities of the south, and in the land of Benjamin, and in the places about Jerusalem, and in the cities of Judah, shall the flocks pass again under the hands of him that telleth H4487 them, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:5 - And the king appointed H4487 them a daily provision of the king's meat, and of the wine which he drank: so nourishing them three years, that at the end thereof they might stand before the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:10 - And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who hath appointed H4487 your meat and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse liking than the children which are of your sort? then shall ye make me endanger my head to the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:11 - Then said Daniel to Melzar, whom the prince of the eunuchs had set H4487 over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:17 - Now the LORD had prepared H4487 a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:6 - And the LORD God prepared H4487 a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over his head, to deliver him from his grief. So Jonah was exceeding glad of the gourd.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:7 - But God prepared H4487 a worm when the morning rose the next day, and it smote the gourd that it withered.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:8 - And it came to pass, when the sun did arise, that God prepared H4487 a vehement east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and wished in himself to die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.
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