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Lexicon :: Strong's H4513 - mānaʿ

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A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

מָנַע mânaʻ, maw-nah'; a primitive root; to debar (negatively or positively) from benefit or injury:—deny, keep (back), refrain, restrain, withhold.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's H4513 in the following manner: withhold (18x), keep back (4x), refrain (2x), denied (1x), deny (1x), hinder (1x), keep (1x), restrained (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's H4513 in the following manner: withhold (18x), keep back (4x), refrain (2x), denied (1x), deny (1x), hinder (1x), keep (1x), restrained (1x).
  1. to withhold, hold back, keep back, refrain, deny, keep restrain, hinder

    1. (Qal) to withhold

    2. (Niphal) to be withheld

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָנַע mânaʻ, maw-nah'; a primitive root; to debar (negatively or positively) from benefit or injury:—deny, keep (back), refrain, restrain, withhold.
STRONGS H4513: Abbreviations
מָנַע verb withhold, hold back (Late Hebrew id.; Zinjirli מנע DHMSendsch. 60; Arabic bdb058601; Sabean מנע Levy-OsZMG xix. 1865, 268; Aramaic מְנַע) —
Qal Perfect מ׳ Genesis 30:2; suffix מְנָעַ֫נִי 1 Samuel 25:34; מָנַ֫עְתָּ Psalm 21:3; Nehemiah 9:20, etc.; Imperfect יִמְנַעֿ Psalm 84:12; suffix יִמְנָעֵָ֫נִי 2 Samuel 13:13 etc.; Imperative מְנַע Proverbs 1:15; מִנְעִי Jeremiah 2:25; Jeremiah 31:16; Participle מֹנֵעַ Proverbs 11:26; Jeremiah 48:10; — withhold, followed by מִן Genesis 30:2 (object מְּרִיבֶֿטֶן), Amos 4:7 (rain), Nehemiah 9:20 (manna; all subject י׳); Job 22:7 (bread), 1 Kings 20:7 (object omitted; both human subject), so Jeremiah 48:10 (sword), Ecclesiastes 2:10 (heart), Jeremiah 5:25 (good), Proverbs 3:27 (id., Proverbs 1:15 (foot); Jeremiah 2:25 (id.) Jeremiah 31:16 (voice); further, 2 Samuel 13:13 (woman), Jeremiah 42:4 (knowledge), Job 31:16 (poor), Proverbs 23:13 (correction), object omitted י׳ subject Proverbs 30:7; מִן omitted Proverbs 11:26 (object corn); compare Psalm 21:3 subject י׳ (object אֲרֶשֶׁת שְׂפָתָיו || נָתַן תַּאֲוַת לֵב), Job 20:13 figurative (wickedness), Ezekiel 31:15 י׳ subject (object rivers); object person י׳ subject followed by מן Numbers 24:11; followed by מִן + infinitive 1 Samuel 25:26, 34; followed by לְ, subject י׳ Psalm 84:12 (good).
Niph. Perfect נִמְנַע Joel 1:13; Imperfect יִמָּנַע Job 38:15, etc.; be withholden followed by מִן, subject מִנְחָה etc. Joel 1:13; light from wicked Job 38:15; Numbers 22:16 (followed by מִן + infinitive); subject showers (רְבִבִים) Jeremiah 3:3.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


30:2; 30:2


22:16; 24:11

1 Samuel

25:26; 25:34; 25:34

2 Samuel

13:13; 13:13

1 Kings



9:20; 9:20


20:13; 22:7; 31:16; 38:15; 38:15


21:3; 21:3; 84:12; 84:12


1:15; 1:15; 3:27; 11:26; 11:26; 23:13; 30:7




2:25; 2:25; 3:3; 5:25; 31:16; 31:16; 42:4; 48:10; 48:10




1:13; 1:13



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4513 matches the Hebrew מָנַע (mānaʿ),
which occurs 29 times in 29 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:2 - And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who hath withheld H4513 from thee the fruit of the womb?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:16 - And they came to Balaam, and said to him, Thus saith Balak the son of Zippor, Let nothing, I pray thee, hinder H4513 thee from coming unto me:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:11 - Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honour; but, lo, the LORD hath kept thee back H4513 from honour.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:26 - Now therefore, my lord, as the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, seeing the LORD hath withholden H4513 thee from coming to shed blood, and from avenging thyself with thine own hand, now let thine enemies, and they that seek evil to my lord, be as Nabal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:34 - For in very deed, as the LORD God of Israel liveth, which hath kept me back H4513 from hurting thee, except thou hadst hasted and come to meet me, surely there had not been left unto Nabal by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:13 - And I, whither shall I cause my shame to go? and as for thee, thou shalt be as one of the fools in Israel. Now therefore, I pray thee, speak unto the king; for he will not withhold H4513 me from thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:7 - Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, Mark, I pray you, and see how this man seeketh mischief: for he sent unto me for my wives, and for my children, and for my silver, and for my gold; and I denied H4513 him not.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:20 - Thou gavest also thy good spirit to instruct them, and withheldest H4513 not thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:13 - Though he spare it, and forsake it not; but keep it still H4513 within his mouth:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:7 - Thou hast not given water to the weary to drink, and thou hast withholden H4513 bread from the hungry.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:16 - If I have withheld H4513 the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:15 - And from the wicked their light is withholden, H4513 and the high arm shall be broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:2 - Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withholden H4513 the request of his lips. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:11 - For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold H4513 from them that walk uprightly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:15 - My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain H4513 thy foot from their path:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:27 - Withhold H4513 not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:26 - He that withholdeth H4513 corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:13 - Withhold H4513 not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:7 - Two things have I required of thee; deny H4513 me them not before I die:
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:10 - And whatsoever mine eyes desired I kept not from them, I withheld H4513 not my heart from any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion of all my labour.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:25 - Withhold H4513 thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst: but thou saidst, There is no hope: no; for I have loved strangers, and after them will I go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:3 - Therefore the showers have been withholden, H4513 and there hath been no latter rain; and thou hadst a whore's forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:25 - Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withholden H4513 good things from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:16 - Thus saith the LORD; Refrain H4513 thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears: for thy work shall be rewarded, saith the LORD; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:4 - Then Jeremiah the prophet said unto them, I have heard you; behold, I will pray unto the LORD your God according to your words; and it shall come to pass, that whatsoever thing the LORD shall answer you, I will declare it unto you; I will keep H4513  nothing back H4513 from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:10 - Cursed be he that doeth the work of the LORD deceitfully, and cursed be he that keepeth back H4513 his sword from blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:15 - Thus saith the Lord GOD; In the day when he went down to the grave I caused a mourning: I covered the deep for him, and I restrained H4513 the floods thereof, and the great waters were stayed: and I caused Lebanon to mourn for him, and all the trees of the field fainted for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:13 - Gird yourselves, and lament, ye priests: howl, ye ministers of the altar: come, lie all night in sackcloth, ye ministers of my God: for the meat offering and the drink offering is withholden H4513 from the house of your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:7 - And also I have withholden H4513 the rain from you, when there were yet three months to the harvest: and I caused it to rain upon one city, and caused it not to rain upon another city: one piece was rained upon, and the piece whereupon it rained not withered.
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