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Lexicon :: Strong's H4553 - mispēḏ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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 - When they came to the [fn]threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, they lamented there with a very great and [fn]sorrowful lamentation; H4553 and he [fn]observed seven days mourning for his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:3 - In each and every province where the command and decree of the king came, there was great mourning among the Jews, with fasting, weeping and wailing; H4553 and many lay on sackcloth and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:11 - You have turned for me my mourning H4553 into dancing;
You have loosed my sackcloth and girded me with gladness,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:12 - Therefore in that day the Lord [fn]GOD of hosts called you to weeping, to wailing, H4553
To shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:26 - O daughter of my people, put on sackcloth
And roll in ashes;
[fn]Mourn as for an only son,
A lamentation H4553 most bitter.
For suddenly the destroyer
Will come upon us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:38 - “On all the housetops of Moab and in its streets [fn]there is lamentation H4553 everywhere; for I have broken Moab like an undesirable vessel,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:31 - “Also they will make themselves bald for you
And gird themselves with sackcloth;
And they will weep for you in bitterness of soul
With bitter mourning. H4553
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:12 - “Yet even now,” declares the LORD,
“Return to Me with all your heart,
And with fasting, weeping and mourning; H4553
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:16 - Therefore thus says the LORD God of hosts, the Lord,
“There is wailing H4553 in all the plazas,
And in all the streets they say, ‘Alas! Alas!’
They also call the farmer to mourning
And [fn]professional mourners to lamentation.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:17 - “And in all the vineyards there is wailing, H4553
Because I will pass through the midst of you,” says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:8 - Because of this I must lament and wail,
I must go barefoot and naked;
I must make a lament H4553 like the jackals
And a mourning like the ostriches.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 12:11 - “In that day there will be great mourning H4553 in Jerusalem, like the mourning H4553 of Hadadrimmon in the [fn]plain of [fn]Megiddo.

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