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Lexicon :: Strong's H4513 - mānaʿ

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A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1216

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 - Then Jacob’s anger burned against Rachel, and he said, “Am I in the place of God, who has withheld H4513 from you the fruit of the womb?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:16 - They came to Balaam and said to him, “Thus says Balak the son of Zippor, ‘Let nothing, I beg you, hinder H4513 you from coming to me;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:11 - “Therefore, [fn]flee to your place now. I said I would honor you greatly, but behold, the LORD has held H4513 you back H4513 from honor.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:26 - “Now therefore, my lord, as the LORD lives, and as your soul lives, since the LORD has restrained H4513 you from [fn]shedding blood, and from [fn]avenging yourself by your own hand, now then let your enemies and those who seek evil against my lord, be as Nabal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:34 - “Nevertheless, as the LORD God of Israel lives, who has restrained H4513 me from harming you, unless you had come quickly to meet me, surely there would not have been left to Nabal until the morning light as much as one [fn]male.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:13 - “As for me, where could I [fn]get rid of my reproach? And as for you, you will be like one of the [fn]fools in Israel. Now therefore, please speak to the king, for he will not withhold H4513 me from you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:7 - Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land and said, “Please observe and see how this man is looking for trouble; for he sent to me for my wives and my children and my silver and my gold, and I did not refuse H4513 him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:20 - “You gave Your good Spirit to instruct them,
Your manna You did not withhold H4513 from their mouth,
And You gave them water for their thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:13 - Though he [fn]desires it and will not let it go,
But holds H4513 it in his [fn]mouth,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:7 - “To the weary you have given no water to drink,
And from the hungry you have withheld H4513 bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:16 - “If I have kept H4513 the poor from their desire,
Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:15 - “From the wicked their light is withheld, H4513
And the uplifted arm is broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:2 - You have given him his heart’s desire,
And You have not withheld H4513 the request of his lips. [fn]Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:11 - For the LORD God is a sun and shield;
The LORD gives grace and glory;
No good thing does He withhold H4513 [fn]from those who walk [fn]uprightly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:15 - My son, do not walk in the way with them.
Keep H4513 your feet from their path,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:27 - Do not withhold H4513 good from [fn]those to whom it is due,
When it is in your power to do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:26 - He who withholds H4513 grain, the people will curse him,
But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:13 - Do not hold H4513 back H4513 discipline from the child,
Although you [fn]strike him with the rod, he will not die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:7 - Two things I asked of You,
Do not refuse H4513 me before I die:
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:10 - All that my eyes desired I did not refuse them. I did not withhold H4513 my heart from any pleasure, for my heart was pleased because of all my labor and this was my reward for all my labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:25 - “Keep H4513 your feet from being unshod
And your throat from thirst;
But you said, ‘It is [fn]hopeless!
No! For I have loved strangers,
And after them I will walk.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:3 - “Therefore the showers have been withheld, H4513
And there has been no spring rain.
Yet you had a harlot’s forehead;
You refused to be ashamed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:25 - ‘Your iniquities have turned these away,
And your sins have withheld H4513 good from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:16 - Thus says the LORD,
“Restrain H4513 your voice from weeping
And your eyes from tears;
For your work will be rewarded,” declares the LORD,
“And they will return from the land of the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:4 - Then Jeremiah the prophet said to them, “I have heard you. Behold, I am going to pray to the LORD your God in accordance with your words; and I will tell you the whole [fn]message which the LORD will answer you. I will not keep H4513 back H4513 a word from you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:10 - “Cursed be the one who does the LORDS work negligently,
And cursed be the one who restrains H4513 his sword from blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:15 - ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “On the day when it went down to Sheol I caused lamentations; I closed the [fn]deep over it and held H4513 back H4513 its rivers. And its many waters were stopped up, and I made Lebanon [fn]mourn for it, and all the trees of the field wilted away on account of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:13 - Gird yourselves with sackcloth
And lament, O priests;
Wail, O ministers of the altar!
Come, spend the night in sackcloth
O ministers of my God,
For the grain offering and the drink offering
Are withheld H4513 from the house of your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:7 - “Furthermore, I withheld H4513 the rain from you
While there were still three months until harvest.
Then I would send rain on one city
And on another city I would not send rain;
One part would be rained on,
While the part not rained on would dry up.
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