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Lexicon :: Strong's H4541 - massēḵâ

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מַסֵּכָה
Transliteration
massēḵâ
Pronunciation
mas-say-kaw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1375c,1376a

Strong’s Definitions

מַסֵּכָה maççêkâh, mas-say-kaw'; from H5258; properly, a pouring over, i.e. fusion of metal (especially a cast image); by implication, a libation, i.e. league; concretely a coverlet (as if poured out):—covering, molten (image), vail.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's H4541 in the following manner: image (18x), molten (7x), covering (2x), vail (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's H4541 in the following manner: image (18x), molten (7x), covering (2x), vail (1x).
  1. a pouring, libation, molten metal, cast image, drink offering

    1. libation (with covenant sacrifice)

    2. molten metal, molten image, molten gods

  2. web, covering, veil, woven stuff

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַסֵּכָה maççêkâh, mas-say-kaw'; from H5258; properly, a pouring over, i.e. fusion of metal (especially a cast image); by implication, a libation, i.e. league; concretely a coverlet (as if poured out):—covering, molten (image), vail.
STRONGS H4541:
† I. מַסֵּכָה noun feminine
1. molten metal, or image;
2. libation; — מ׳ Exodus 32:4 +; construct מַסֵּכַת Isaiah 30:22; plural מַסֵּכוֺת 1 Kings 14:9 +; suffix מַסֵּכֹתָם Numbers 33:52; —
1. libation, with covenant sacrifice in making covenant Isaiah 30:1 (= 1 נֶסֶךְ; see, however, below II. [span class="Hb maroon">נָסַךְ]).
2. molten metal, or image: עֵגֶל מַסֵּכָה molten calf Exodus 32:4, 8; Deuteronomy 9:16; Nehemiah 9:18, compare Psalm 106:19; אֱלֹהֵי מַסֵּכָה molten gods Exodus 34:17; Leviticus 19:4; צַלְמֵי מ׳ Numbers 33:52; וּמַסֵּכָה פֶּסֶל Deuteronomy 27:15; Judges 17:3, 4; Judges 18:14; Nahum 1:14; 2 Chronicles 34:3, 4, elsewhere (variously) Deuteronomy 9:12; Judges 18:17, 18; 1 Kings 14:9; 2 Kings 17:16; 2 Chronicles 28:2; Isaiah 30:22; Isaiah 42:17; Hosea 13:2; Habakkuk 2:18.

† II. מַסֵּכָה noun feminine woven stuff, web, especially as covering; — absolute הַנְּסוּכָה עַלֿ הַמּ׳ Isaiah 25:7 the web that is woven over all the nations (i.e. mourning-veil, symbol of distress; || הַלּוֺט הַלּוֺט); = bed-covering Isaiah 28:20 (in figurative). Perhaps also לִנְסֹךְ מ׳ Isaiah 30:1 weave a web (|| לַעֲשׂוֺת עֵצָה), reference to negotiations with Egypt (so Vulgate Aq Ew De Che Di; > Greek Version of the LXX Ges Hi Kn Brd Du pour a libation; מ׳ not elsewhere = נֶסֶךְ).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

32:4; 32:4; 32:8; 34:17

Leviticus

19:4

Numbers

33:52; 33:52

Deuteronomy

9:12; 9:16; 27:15

Judges

17:3; 17:4; 18:14; 18:17; 18:18

1 Kings

14:9; 14:9

2 Kings

17:16

2 Chronicles

28:2; 34:3; 34:4

Nehemiah

9:18

Psalms

106:19

Isaiah

25:7; 28:20; 30:1; 30:1; 30:22; 30:22; 42:17

Hosea

13:2

Nahum

1:14

Habakkuk

2:18

H4541

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4541 matches the Hebrew מַסֵּכָה (massēḵâ),
which occurs 28 times in 28 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:4 - He took this from their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool and made it into a molten H4541 calf; and they said,[fn]This is your god, O Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:8 - “They have quickly turned aside from the way which I commanded them. They have made for themselves a molten H4541 calf, and have worshiped it and have sacrificed to it and said,[fn]This is your god, O Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt!’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:17 - “You shall make for yourself no molten H4541 gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:4 - ‘Do not turn to idols or make for yourselves molten H4541 gods; I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:52 - then you shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their figured stones, and destroy all their molten H4541 images H4541 and demolish all their high places;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:12 - “Then the LORD said to me, ‘Arise, go down from here quickly, for your people whom you brought out of Egypt have acted corruptly. They have quickly turned aside from the way which I commanded them; they have made a molten H4541 image H4541 for themselves.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:16 - “And I saw that you had indeed sinned against the LORD your God. You had made for yourselves a molten H4541 calf; you had turned aside quickly from the way which the LORD had commanded you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:15 - ‘Cursed is the man who makes [fn]an idol or a molten H4541 image, H4541 an abomination to the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret.’ And all the people shall answer and say, ‘Amen.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:3 - He then returned the eleven hundred pieces of silver to his mother, and his mother said, “I wholly dedicate the silver from my hand to the LORD for my son to make a graven image and a molten H4541 image; H4541 now therefore, I will return [fn]them to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:4 - So when he returned the silver to his mother, his mother took two hundred pieces of silver and gave them to the silversmith who made [fn]them into a graven image and a molten H4541 image, H4541 and [fn]they were in the house of Micah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:14 - Then the five men who went to spy out the country of Laish said to their kinsmen, “Do you know that there are in these houses an ephod and [fn]household idols and a graven image and a molten H4541 image? H4541 Now therefore, consider what you should do.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:17 - Now the five men who went to spy out the land went up and entered there, and took the graven image and the ephod and [fn]household idols and the molten H4541 image, H4541 while the priest stood by the entrance of the gate with the six hundred men armed with weapons of war.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:18 - When these went into Micah’s house and took the graven image, the ephod and [fn]household idols and the molten H4541 image, H4541 the priest said to them, “What are you doing?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:9 - you also have done more evil than all who were before you, and have gone and made for yourself other gods and molten H4541 images H4541 to provoke Me to anger, and have cast Me behind your back
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:16 - They forsook all the commandments of the LORD their God and made for themselves molten H4541 images, H4541 even two calves, and made an [fn]Asherah and worshiped all the host of heaven and served Baal.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:2 - But he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel; he also made molten H4541 images H4541 for the Baals.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:3 - For in the eighth year of his reign while he was still a youth, he began to seek the God of his father David; and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the Asherim, the carved images and the molten H4541 images. H4541
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:4 - They tore down the altars of the Baals in his presence, and the incense altars that were high above them he chopped down; also the Asherim, the carved images and the molten H4541 images H4541 he broke in pieces and ground to powder and scattered it on the graves of those who had sacrificed to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:18 - “Even when they made for themselves
A calf of molten H4541 metal H4541
And said, ‘This is your God
Who brought you up from Egypt,’
And committed great [fn]blasphemies,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:19 - They made a calf in Horeb
And worshiped a molten H4541 image. H4541
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:7 - And on this mountain He will swallow up the [fn]covering which is over all peoples,
Even the veil H4541 which is [fn]stretched over all nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:20 - The bed is too short on which to stretch out,
And the blanket H4541 is too [fn]small to wrap oneself in.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:1 - “Woe to the rebellious children,” declares the LORD,
“Who execute a plan, but not Mine,
And [fn]make an alliance, H4541 but not of My Spirit,
In order to add sin to sin;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:22 - And you will defile your graven images overlaid with silver, and your molten H4541 images H4541 plated with gold. You will scatter them as an impure thing, and say to [fn]them, “Be gone!”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:17 - They will be turned back and be utterly put to shame,
Who trust in [fn]idols,
Who say to molten H4541 images, H4541
“You are our gods.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:2 - And now they sin more and more,
And make for themselves molten H4541 images, H4541
Idols [fn]skillfully made from their silver,
All of them the work of craftsmen.
They say of them, “Let the [fn]men who sacrifice kiss the calves!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:14 - The LORD has issued a command concerning [fn]you:
[fn]Your name will no longer be perpetuated.
I will cut off [fn]idol and [fn]image H4541
From the house of your gods.
I will prepare your grave,
For you are contemptible.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:18 - “What profit is the [fn]idol when its maker has carved it,
Or [fn]an image, H4541 a teacher of falsehood?
For its maker trusts in his own handiwork
When he fashions speechless idols.

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