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Lexicon :: Strong's H4496 - mᵊnûḥâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1323f

Strong’s Definitions

מְנוּחָה mᵉnûwchâh, men-oo-khaw'; or מְנֻחָה mᵉnuchâh; feminine of H4495; repose or (adverbially) peacefully; figuratively, consolation (specifically, matrimony); hence (concretely) an abode:—comfortable, ease, quiet, rest(-ing place), still.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H4496 in the following manner: rest (15x), resting place (2x), comfortable (1x), ease (1x), quiet (1x), still (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H4496 in the following manner: rest (15x), resting place (2x), comfortable (1x), ease (1x), quiet (1x), still (1x).
  1. resting place, rest

    1. resting place

    2. rest, quietness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְנוּחָה mᵉnûwchâh, men-oo-khaw'; or מְנֻחָה mᵉnuchâh; feminine of H4495; repose or (adverbially) peacefully; figuratively, consolation (specifically, matrimony); hence (concretely) an abode:—comfortable, ease, quiet, rest(-ing place), still.
STRONGS H4496: Abbreviations
מְנוּחָה, מְנֻחָה noun feminine resting-place, rest; — absolute מ׳ Micah 2:10 +, מְנֻחָה Genesis 49:15 (but see below), 2 Samuel 14:17; suffix מְנוּחָתִי Psalm 95:11 + 2 times, מְנוּחָתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 132:8 [H5118 2 Chronicles 6:41] (where read as in Psalms, for anomalous לְנוּחֶ֑ךָ MT), מְנֻחָתוֺ Isaiah 11:10; Zechariah 9:1; plural מְנוּחֹת Isaiah 32:18, מְנֻחוֺת Psalm 23:2; —
1. resting-place Micah 2:10; Numbers 10:33 (JE), Deuteronomy 12:9 (+ הַנַּחֲלָה) so Psalm 95:11 (י׳'s resting- plural), compare Psalm 132:8 [H5118 2 Chronicles 6:41], Psalm 132:14; Isaiah 66:1 (|| בַּיִת אֲשֶׁר תִּבְנוּ לִי), compare לַאֲרוֺן וגו׳ בֵּית מ׳ 1 Chronicles 28:2; also Isaiah 11:10; probably also Genesis 49:15 (|| טוֺב הָאָרֶץ here is apparently substantive, SAM reads adjective טוֺבָה; but read perhaps מְנֻחהֹ, his resting-place, from מָנוֺחַ, BallHpt Holz after Syriac Version); מְנוּחֹת שַׁאֲנַנּוֺת Isaiah 32:18 (+ נְוֵה שָׁלוֺם, מִשְׁכְּנוֺת מִבְטַחִים); of י׳'s word Zechariah 9:1; resting-place on journey, in שַׂר מ׳ Jeremiah 51:59 (Ew Gf Gie and others); figurative for security, assurance 2 Samuel 14:17 (taken from resting, equilibrium, of scale according to Klo).
2. rest, quietness, plural מֵי מְנֻחוֺת Psalm 23:2; = refreshment Isaiah 28:12 (|| מַרְגֵּעָה); rest (from enemies) = peace 1 Kings 8:56 (compare 1 Kings 5:18), אִישׁ מ׳ 1 Chronicles 22:9 a man of peace (compare הֵנִיחַ 1 Chronicles 22:9b); = relief from sorrow Jeremiah 45:3; condition of rest and security attained by marriage Ruth 1:9 (= מָנוֺחַ Ruth 3:1). — מ׳ Judges 20:43 is perhaps proper name, compare GFM.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


49:15; 49:15








1:9; 3:1

2 Samuel

14:17; 14:17

1 Kings

5:18; 8:56

1 Chronicles

22:9; 22:9; 28:2


23:2; 23:2; 95:11; 95:11; 132:8; 132:8; 132:14


11:10; 11:10; 28:12; 32:18; 32:18; 66:1


45:3; 51:59


2:10; 2:10


9:1; 9:1


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4496 matches the Hebrew מְנוּחָה (mᵊnûḥâ),
which occurs 22 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:15 - “When he saw that a resting H4496 place H4496 was good
And that the land was pleasant,
He bowed his shoulder to carry burdens,
And became a slave at forced labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:33 - So they moved on from the mountain of the LORD three days’ journey, with the ark of the covenant of the LORD going on in front of them for the [fn]three days, to seek out a resting H4496 place H4496 for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:9 - for you have not as yet come to the resting H4496 place H4496 and the inheritance which the LORD your God is giving you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:43 - They surrounded Benjamin, pursued them without rest H4496, and trampled them down opposite Gibeah toward the [fn]east.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:9 - “May the LORD grant that you may find a place H4496 of H4496 rest H4496, each one in the house of her husband.” Then she kissed them, and they raised their voices and wept.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:17 - “Then your servant said, ‘Please let the word of my lord the king be [fn]comforting H4496, for as the angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and evil. And may the LORD your God be with you.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:56 - “Blessed be the LORD, who has given rest H4496 to His people Israel in accordance with everything that He [fn]promised; not one word has [fn]failed of all His good [fn]promise, which He [fn]promised through Moses His servant.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:9 - ‘Behold, a son will be born to you, who shall be a man of rest H4496, and I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side; for his name will be [fn]Solomon, and I will give peace and quiet to Israel in his days.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:2 - Then King David rose to his feet and said, “Listen to me, my brothers and my people; [fn]I had intended to build a [fn]permanent H4496 home for the ark of the covenant of the LORD and for the footstool of our God. So I had made preparations to build it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:2 - He lets me lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside [fn]quiet H4496 waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 95:11 - “Therefore I swore in My anger,
They certainly shall not enter My rest H4496.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:7 - Return to your rest, my soul,
For the LORD has dealt generously with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:8 - Arise, LORD, to Your resting H4496 place H4496,
You and the ark of Your strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:14 - “This is My resting H4496 place H4496 forever;
Here I will dwell, for I have desired it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:10 - Then on that day
The nations will resort to the root of Jesse,
Who will stand as a signal flag for the peoples;
And His resting H4496 place H4496 will be [fn]glorious.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:12 - He who said to them, “This is the place H4496 of H4496 quiet H4496, give rest to the weary,”
And, “This is the resting place,” but they would not listen.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:18 - Then my people will live in a peaceful settlement,
In secure dwellings, and in undisturbed resting H4496 places H4496;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:1 - This is what the LORD says:
“Heaven is My throne and the earth is the footstool for My feet.
Where then is a house you could build for Me?
And where is a place that [fn]I may rest H4496?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 45:3 - ‘You said, “Oh, woe to me! For the LORD has added grief to my pain; I am weary with my groaning and have found no rest H4496.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:59 - The [fn]command that Jeremiah the prophet [fn]gave Seraiah the son of Neriah, the grandson of Mahseiah, when he went with Zedekiah the king of Judah to Babylon in the fourth year of his reign. (And Seraiah was quartermaster H4496.)
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:10 - “Arise and go,
For this is no place H4496 of H4496 rest H4496
Because of the uncleanness that brings on destruction,
A painful destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:1 - The pronouncement of the word of the LORD is against the land of Hadrach, with Damascus as its resting H4496 place H4496 (for the eyes of mankind, especially of all the tribes of Israel, are toward the LORD),
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