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Lexicon :: Strong's H4513 - mānaʿ

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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 - Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel, and he said, "Am I in the place of God, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?"
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:16 - And they came to Balaam and said to him, "Thus says Balak the son of Zippor: 'Let nothing hinder you from coming to me;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:11 - Therefore now flee to your place; I said, 'I will certainly honor you,' but the LORD has held you back from honor."
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:26 - Now then, my lord, as the LORD lives, and as your soul lives, seeing the LORD has restrained you from bloodguilt, and from taking vengeance with your own hand, now then let your enemies and those who seek to do evil to my lord be as Nabal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:34 - For as surely as the LORD the God of Israel lives, who has restrained me from hurting you, unless you had made haste and come to meet me, truly by morning there had not been left to Nabal so much as one male."
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:13 - As for me, where could I carry my shame? And as for you, you would be as one of the wanton fools in Israel. Now therefore, I pray you, speak to the king; for he will not withhold me from you."
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:7 - Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land, and said, "Mark, now, and see how this man is seeking trouble; for he sent to me for my wives and my children, and for my silver and my gold, and I did not refuse him."
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:20 - Thou gavest thy good Spirit to instruct them, and didst not withhold thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:13 - though he is loath to let it go, and holds it in his mouth,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:7 - You have given no water to the weary to drink, and you have withheld bread from the hungry.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:16 - "If I have withheld anything that the poor desired, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:15 - From the wicked their light is withheld, and their uplifted arm is broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:2 - Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withheld the request of his lips. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:11 - For the LORD God is a sun and shield; he bestows favor and honor. No good thing does the LORD withhold from those who walk uprightly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:15 - my son, do not walk in the way with them, hold back your foot from their paths;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:27 - Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:26 - The people curse him who holds back grain, but a blessing is on the head of him who sells it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:13 - Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you beat him with a rod, he will not die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:7 - Two things I ask of thee; deny them not to me before I die:
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:10 - And whatever my eyes desired I did not keep from them; I kept my heart from no pleasure, for my heart found pleasure in all my toil, and this was my reward for all my toil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:25 - Keep your feet from going unshod and your throat from thirst. But you said, 'It is hopeless, for I have loved strangers, and after them I will go.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:3 - Therefore the showers have been withheld, and the spring rain has not come; yet you have a harlot's brow, you refuse to be ashamed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:25 - Your iniquities have turned these away, and your sins have kept good from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:16 - Thus says the LORD: "Keep your voice from weeping, and your eyes from tears; for your work shall be rewarded, says the LORD, and they shall come back from the land of the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:4 - Jeremiah the prophet said to them, "I have heard you; behold, I will pray to the LORD your God according to your request, and whatever the LORD answers you I will tell you; I will keep nothing back from you."
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:10 - "Cursed is he who does the work of the LORD with slackness; and cursed is he who keeps back his sword from bloodshed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:15 - "Thus says the Lord GOD: When it goes down to Sheol I will make the deep mourn for it, and restrain its rivers, and many waters shall be stopped; I will clothe Lebanon in gloom for it, and all the trees of the field shall faint because of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:13 - Gird on sackcloth and lament, O priests, wail, O ministers of the altar. Go in, pass the night in sackcloth, O ministers of my God! Because cereal offering and drink offering are withheld from the house of your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:7 - "And I also withheld the rain from you when there were yet three months to the harvest; I would send rain upon one city, and send no rain upon another city; one field would be rained upon, and the field on which it did not rain withered;
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