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Lexicon :: Strong's H4531 - massâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1223b

Strong’s Definitions

מַסָּה maççâh, mas-saw'; from H5254; a testing, of men (judicial) or of God (querulous):—temptation, trial.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H4531 in the following manner: temptation (4x), trial (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H4531 in the following manner: temptation (4x), trial (1x).
  1. despair, test

    1. despair

    2. testing, proving, trial

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַסָּה maççâh, mas-saw'; from H5254; a testing, of men (judicial) or of God (querulous):—temptation, trial.
STRONGS H4531: Abbreviations
† I. [מַסָּה] noun feminine despair (literally melting, failing); — only לְמַסַּת נְקִיִּים יִלְעָ֑ג Job 9:23 at the despair of innocent ones he mocketh; so Targum Ew Di Bu Du > Ges Hi and others trial (by calamity), √ נסה.

† II. מַסָּה noun feminine test, trial, proving; — מ׳ Psalm 95:8; construct מַסַּת Job 9:23; plural מַסֹּת Deuteronomy 4:34; Deuteronomy 7:19, מַסּוֺת Deuteronomy 29:2; — testingsor provings of Pharaoh and Egyptians at Exodus, Deuteronomy 4:34 (see Dr), Deuteronomy 7:19; Deuteronomy 29:2 (|| אֹתֹת); — test, trial, of innocent person Job 9:23 according to Hi and others, but see I. מַסָּה above.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:34; 4:34; 7:19; 7:19; 29:2; 29:2


9:23; 9:23; 9:23




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4531 matches the Hebrew מַסָּה (massâ),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:34 - Or hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation, by temptations, H4531 by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a mighty hand, and by a stretched out arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:19 - The great temptations H4531 which thine eyes saw, and the signs, and the wonders, and the mighty hand, and the stretched out arm, whereby the LORD thy God brought thee out: so shall the LORD thy God do unto all the people of whom thou art afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:3 - The great temptations H4531 which thine eyes have seen, the signs, and those great miracles:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:23 - If the scourge slay suddenly, he will laugh at the trial H4531 of the innocent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 95:8 - Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation H4531 in the wilderness:
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