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Lexicon :: Strong's H4546 - mᵊsillâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1506d

Strong’s Definitions

מְסִלָּה mᵉçillâh, mes-il-law'; from H5549; a thoroughfare (as turnpiked), literally or figuratively; specifically a viaduct, a staircase:—causeway, course, highway, path, terrace.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's H4546 in the following manner: highway (19x), causeway (2x), path (2x), way (2x), courses (1x), terraces (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's H4546 in the following manner: highway (19x), causeway (2x), path (2x), way (2x), courses (1x), terraces (1x).
  1. highway, raised way, public road

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְסִלָּה mᵉçillâh, mes-il-law'; from H5549; a thoroughfare (as turnpiked), literally or figuratively; specifically a viaduct, a staircase:—causeway, course, highway, path, terrace.
STRONGS H4546: Abbreviations
מְסִלָּה noun feminine highway; — מ׳ Isaiah 11:16 + 12 times; construct מְסִלַּת Isaiah 7:3 + 3 times; suffix מְסִלָּתוֺ Joel 2:8; plural מְסִלּוֺת Isaiah 33:8 + 5 times; suffix מְסִלֹּתַי Isaiah 49:11; מְסִלּוֺתָם Judges 5:20; Isaiah 59:7; — raised way, highway, public road (never of street in city) Numbers 20:19; Judges 20:31, 32, 45; Judges 21:19; 1 Samuel 6:12; 2 Samuel 20:12 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 20:13; 2 Kings 18:17 = Isaiah 36:2; 1 Chronicles 26:16, 18; Isaiah 7:3; Isaiah 11:16; Isaiah 19:23; Isaiah 33:8; Isaiah 49:11; Isaiah 59:7; Jeremiah 31:21; ישּׁר מ׳ Isaiah 40:3; סלל מ׳ Isaiah 62:10; in a figurative sense, of the courses of the stars Judges 5:20; the march of locusts Joel 2:8; the conduct of the upright Proverbs 16:17; of the ascents to Zion in the mind of the pious Psalm 84:6 (Greek Version of the LXX: Bae reads מַעֲלוֺת). — In 2 Chronicles 9:11 מסלות is error for מִסְעָד(ות) of || 1 Kings 10:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




5:20; 5:20; 20:31; 20:32; 20:45; 21:19

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

20:12; 20:13

1 Kings


2 Kings


1 Chronicles

26:16; 26:18

2 Chronicles







7:3; 7:3; 11:16; 11:16; 19:23; 33:8; 33:8; 36:2; 40:3; 49:11; 49:11; 59:7; 59:7; 62:10




2:8; 2:8


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4546 matches the Hebrew מְסִלָּה (mᵊsillâ),
which occurs 27 times in 26 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:19 - And the children of Israel said unto him, We will go by the high way: H4546 and if I and my cattle drink of thy water, then I will pay for it: I will only, without doing any thing else, go through on my feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:20 - They fought from heaven; the stars in their courses H4546 fought against Sisera.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:31 - And the children of Benjamin went out against the people, and were drawn away from the city; and they began to smite of the people, and kill, as at other times, in the highways, H4546 of which one goeth up to the house of God, and the other to Gibeah in the field, about thirty men of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:32 - And the children of Benjamin said, They are smitten down before us, as at the first. But the children of Israel said, Let us flee, and draw them from the city unto the highways. H4546
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:45 - And they turned and fled toward the wilderness unto the rock of Rimmon: and they gleaned of them in the highways H4546 five thousand men; and pursued hard after them unto Gidom, and slew two thousand men of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:19 - Then they said, Behold, there is a feast of the LORD in Shiloh yearly in a place which is on the north side of Bethel, on the east side of the highway H4546 that goeth up from Bethel to Shechem, and on the south of Lebonah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:12 - And the kine took the straight way to the way of Bethshemesh, and went along the highway, H4546 lowing as they went, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left; and the lords of the Philistines went after them unto the border of Bethshemesh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:12 - And Amasa wallowed in blood in the midst of the highway. H4546 And when the man saw that all the people stood still, he removed Amasa out of the highway H4546 into the field, and cast a cloth upon him, when he saw that every one that came by him stood still.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:13 - When he was removed out of the highway, H4546 all the people went on after Joab, to pursue after Sheba the son of Bichri.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:17 - And the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rabsaris and Rabshakeh from Lachish to king Hezekiah with a great host against Jerusalem. And they went up and came to Jerusalem. And when they were come up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which is in the highway H4546 of the fuller's field.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:16 - To Shuppim and Hosah the lot came forth westward, with the gate Shallecheth, by the causeway H4546 of the going up, ward against ward.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:18 - At Parbar westward, four at the causeway, H4546 and two at Parbar.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:11 - And the king made of the algum trees terraces H4546 to the house of the LORD, and to the king's palace, and harps and psalteries for singers: and there were none such seen before in the land of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:5 - Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways H4546 of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:17 - The highway H4546 of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:3 - Then said the LORD unto Isaiah, Go forth now to meet Ahaz, thou, and Shearjashub thy son, at the end of the conduit of the upper pool in the highway H4546 of the fuller's field;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:16 - And there shall be an highway H4546 for the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria; like as it was to Israel in the day that he came up out of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:23 - In that day shall there be a highway H4546 out of Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrian shall come into Egypt, and the Egyptian into Assyria, and the Egyptians shall serve with the Assyrians.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:8 - The highways H4546 lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth: he hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:2 - And the king of Assyria sent Rabshakeh from Lachish to Jerusalem unto king Hezekiah with a great army. And he stood by the conduit of the upper pool in the highway H4546 of the fuller's field.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:3 - The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway H4546 for our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:11 - And I will make all my mountains a way, and my highways H4546 shall be exalted.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:7 - Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths. H4546
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:10 - Go through, go through the gates; prepare ye the way of the people; cast up, cast up the highway; H4546 gather out the stones; lift up a standard for the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:21 - Set thee up waymarks, make thee high heaps: set thine heart toward the highway, H4546 even the way which thou wentest: turn again, O virgin of Israel, turn again to these thy cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:8 - Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path: H4546 and when they fall upon the sword, they shall not be wounded.
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