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Lexicon :: Strong's H4553 - mispēḏ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1530a

Strong’s Definitions

מִסְפֵּד miçpêd, mis-pade'; from H5594; a lamentation:—lamentation, one mourneth, mourning, wailing.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H4553 in the following manner: mourning (7x), wailing (6x), lamentation (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H4553 in the following manner: mourning (7x), wailing (6x), lamentation (3x).
  1. wailing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מִסְפֵּד miçpêd, mis-pade'; from H5594; a lamentation:—lamentation, one mourneth, mourning, wailing.
מִסְפֵּד noun masculineGenesis 50:10 wailing; — absolute מ׳ Amos 5:16 + 11 times; construct מִסְפַּד Micah 1:11 + 2 times; suffix מִסְפְּדִי Psalm 30:12; — wailing:
1. for dead, Genesis 50:10 (J; as accusative of congnate meaning with verb), Zechariah 12:10 (with עַלֿ; compare Zechariah 12:11; Zechariah 12:11 below).
2. for calamity experienced Amos 5:16 (twice in verse) (|| אֵבֶל), Amos 5:17; Micah 1:8 (כַּתַּנִּים מ׳, || אֵבֶל), Micah 1:11; Jeremiah 48:38; Ezekiel 27:31, anticipated Jeremiah 6:26; Esther 4:3.
3. in contrition Isaiah 22:12 (+ בְּכִי), Joel 2:12 (+ צוֺם, בְּכִי), compare Zechariah 12:11 (twice in verse).
4. in general, Psalm 30:12 (opposed to מָחוֺל, compare Ecclesiastes 3:4).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


50:10; 50:10




30:12; 30:12






6:26; 48:38






5:16; 5:16; 5:17


1:8; 1:11; 1:11


12:10; 12:11; 12:11; 12:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4553 matches the Hebrew מִסְפֵּד (mispēḏ),
which occurs 14 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:10 - And they came to the threshingfloor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there they mourned with a great and very sore lamentation: H4553 and he made a mourning for his father seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:3 - And in every province, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, there was great mourning among the Jews, and fasting, and weeping, and wailing; H4553 and many lay in sackcloth and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:11 - Thou hast turned for me my mourning H4553 into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:12 - And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, H4553 and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:26 - O daughter of my people, gird thee with sackcloth, and wallow thyself in ashes: make thee mourning, as for an only son, most bitter lamentation: H4553 for the spoiler shall suddenly come upon us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:38 - There shall be lamentation H4553 generally upon all the housetops of Moab, and in the streets thereof: for I have broken Moab like a vessel wherein is no pleasure, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:31 - And they shall make themselves utterly bald for thee, and gird them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee with bitterness of heart and bitter wailing. H4553
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:12 - Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn ye even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning: H4553
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:16 - Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the Lord, saith thus; Wailing H4553 shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing. H4553
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:17 - And in all vineyards shall be wailing: H4553 for I will pass through thee, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:8 - Therefore I will wail and howl, I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing H4553 like the dragons, and mourning as the owls.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 12:11 - In that day shall there be a great mourning H4553 in Jerusalem, as the mourning H4553 of Hadadrimmon in the valley of Megiddon.

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