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Lexicon :: Strong's H4546 - mᵊsillâ

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feminine noun
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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 - Again, the sons of Israel said to him, “We will go up by the highway, H4546 and if I and my livestock do drink any of your water, then I will [fn]pay its price. Let me only pass through on my feet, [fn]nothing else.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:20 - “The stars fought from heaven,
From their courses H4546 they fought against Sisera.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:31 - The sons of Benjamin went out [fn]against the people and were drawn away from the city, and they began to strike [fn]and kill some of the people as at other times, on the highways, H4546 one of which goes up to Bethel and the other to Gibeah, and in the field, about thirty men of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:32 - The sons of Benjamin said, “They are struck down before us, as at the first.” But the sons of Israel said, “Let us flee that we may draw them away from the city to the highways.” H4546
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:45 - [fn]The rest turned and fled toward the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon, but they [fn]caught 5,000 of them on the highways H4546 and overtook them [fn]at Gidom and [fn]killed 2,000 of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:19 - So they said, “Behold, there is a feast of the LORD from year to year in Shiloh, which is on the north side of Bethel, on the east side of the highway H4546 that goes up from Bethel to Shechem, and on the south side of Lebonah.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:12 - And the cows took the straight way in the [fn]direction of Beth-shemesh; they went along the highway, H4546 lowing as they went, and did not turn aside to the right or to the left. And the lords of the Philistines followed them to the border of Beth-shemesh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:12 - But Amasa lay wallowing in his blood in the middle of the highway. H4546 And when the man saw that all the people stood still, he [fn]removed Amasa from the highway H4546 into the field and threw a garment over him when he saw that everyone who came by him stood still.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:13 - As soon as he was removed from the highway, H4546 all the men passed on after Joab to pursue Sheba the son of Bichri.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:17 - Then the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rab-saris and Rabshakeh from Lachish to King Hezekiah with a large army to Jerusalem. So they went up and came to Jerusalem. And when they went up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which is on the highway H4546 of the [fn]fuller’s field.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:16 - For Shuppim and Hosah it was to the west, by the gate of Shallecheth, on the ascending highway. H4546 Guard corresponded to guard.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:18 - At the [fn]Parbar on the west there were four at the highway H4546 and two at the Parbar.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:11 - From the algum trees the king made steps H4546 for the house of the LORD and for the king’s palace, and lyres and harps for the singers; and none like that was seen before in the land of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:5 - How blessed is the man whose strength is in You,
In [fn]whose heart are the highways H4546 to Zion!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:17 - The highway H4546 of the upright is to depart from evil;
He who watches his way preserves his [fn]life.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:3 - Then the LORD said to Isaiah, “Go out now to meet Ahaz, you and your son [fn]Shear-jashub, at the end of the conduit of the upper pool, on the highway H4546 to the [fn]fuller’s field,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:16 - And there will be a highway H4546 from Assyria
For the remnant of His people who will be left,
Just as there was for Israel
In the day that they came up out of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:23 - In that day there will be a highway H4546 from Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrians will come into Egypt and the Egyptians into Assyria, and the Egyptians will worship with the Assyrians.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:8 - The highways H4546 are desolate, [fn]the traveler has ceased,
He has broken the covenant, he has despised the cities,
He has no regard for man.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:2 - And the king of Assyria sent Rabshakeh from Lachish to Jerusalem to King Hezekiah with a large army. And he stood by the conduit of the upper pool on the highway H4546 of the [fn]fuller’s field.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:3 - A voice [fn]is calling,
“Clear the way for the LORD in the wilderness;
Make smooth in the desert a highway H4546 for our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:11 - “I will make all My mountains a road,
And My highways H4546 will be raised up.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:7 - Their feet run to evil,
And they hasten to shed innocent blood;
Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity,
Devastation and destruction are in their highways. H4546
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:10 - Go through, go through the gates,
Clear the way [fn]for the people;
Build up, build up the highway, H4546
Remove the stones, lift up a standard over the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:21 - “Set up for yourself roadmarks,
Place for yourself guideposts;
Direct your [fn]mind to the highway, H4546
The way by which you went.
Return, O virgin of Israel,
Return to these your cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:8 - They do not crowd each other,
They march everyone in his path; H4546
When they [fn]burst through the [fn]defenses,
They do not break ranks.
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