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Lexicon :: Strong's H4605 - maʿal

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מַעַל
Transliteration
maʿal
Pronunciation
mah'al
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Part of Speech
adjective, adverb, substantive
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1624k

Strong’s Definitions

מַעַל maʻal, mah'al; from H5927; properly,the upper part, used only adverbially with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top, etc.:—above, exceeding(-ly), forward, on (× very) high, over, up(-on, -ward), very.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 138x

The KJV translates Strong's H4605 in the following manner: upward (59x), above (53x), high (6x), exceedingly (4x), upon (4x), very (2x), forward (2x), exceeding (2x), over (2x), above only (1x), overturned (with H2015) (1x), above them (1x), up (with H935) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 138x
The KJV translates Strong's H4605 in the following manner: upward (59x), above (53x), high (6x), exceedingly (4x), upon (4x), very (2x), forward (2x), exceeding (2x), over (2x), above only (1x), overturned (with H2015) (1x), above them (1x), up (with H935) (1x).
substantive
  1. higher part, upper part

    adverb
    1. above

      preposition
    2. on the top of, above, on higher ground than

      with locative
    3. upwards, higher, above

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַעַל maʻal, mah'al; from H5927; properly,the upper part, used only adverbially with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top, etc.:—above, exceeding(-ly), forward, on (× very) high, over, up(-on, -ward), very.
STRONGS H4605:
מַ֫עַל 140 substantive, higher part, only in adverb and preposition phrases, above, upwards (Phoenician מעל, see below מַ֫טּה: abbreviated from מַעֲלֶה; compare מַ֫עַן in לְמַ֫עַן from ׃עָנָהii. 116): —
†1. מִמַּ֫עַל = above (see מִן 1c)
a. as adverb Amos 2:9 וָאַשְׁמִיד מִמֵּעַל פִּרְיוֹ his fruit above (opposed to שָׁרָשָׁיו מִתָּ֑חַת), Job 18:16; 1 Kings 7:3, 20, 29; often in the phrase הַשָּׁמַמַיִם מִמַּעַל Deuteronomy 4:39; Deuteronomy 5:8 (= Exodus 20:4), Joshua 2:11; 1 Kings 8:23; Isaiah 45:8; Jeremiah 4:28; compare שְׁחָקִים מ׳ Psalm 78:23; Proverbs 8:28, אֱלוֺהַּ מ׳ Job 3:4; Job 31:2, אֵל מ׳ Job 31:28.
b. מִמַּעַל לְ, as preposition (מן 1c), on the top of, above, Genesis 22:9 ממעל לָעֵצִים above the wood, Exodus 28:27 = Exodus 39:20, Leviticus 11:21 כְּרָעַיִם מִמַּעַל לְרַגְלָיו, Isaiah 6:2 שְׁרָפִים עֹמדים מִמַּעַל לוֺ, Isaiah 14:13; Jeremiah 43:10; Ezekiel 1:26; Daniel 12:6, 7; = on higher ground than, Jeremiah 35:4; figurative Jeremiah 52:32 (|| 2 Kings 25:28 מֵעַל).
2. With ָ  ה locative מַ֫עְלָה, מָ֑עְלָה upwards (opposed to מַ֫טָּה) :
†a. figurative Deuteronomy 28:43 יַעֲלֶה עֶלֶיךָ מַ֫עְלָה מָ֫עְלָה upwards, upwards, i.e. higher and higher (opposed to מַ֫טָּה מָֽטָה).
†b. וָמַ֫עְלָה
(a) of direction in space, Judges 1:36 מֵהַסֶּלַע וָמַ֫עְלָה from the rock and upwards (compare Bu), 1 Kings 7:31 (corrupt: see Sta VB Benz), 1 Samuel 9:2 = 1 Samuel 10:23 מִשִּׁכְמוֺ וָמַ֫עְלָה from his shoulder and upwards: so וּלְמ׳, † Ezekiel 1:27 מִמַּרְאֵה מָתְנָיו וּלְמָ֑עְלָה Ezekiel 8:2; Ezekiel 43:5.
(b) of direction in time, or age: —
(α) מִבֶּן עֶשְׂרִים שָׁנָה וָמָ֑עְלָה Exodus 30:14; Numbers 1:3 + 19 times P, מִבֶּן חֹדֶשׁ חֹדֶשׁ וָמ׳ Numbers 3:15, 22 + 6 times P, simil. Numbers 4:3; Numbers 8:24 + 7 times P; elsewhere only 1 Chronicles 23:3, 24; Ezra 3:8, and with וּלְמַעְלָה1 Chronicles 23:17; 2 Chronicles 31:16, 17; לְמִבֶּן ֗֗֗ וָמ׳2 Chronicles 25:5; and 2 Kings 3:21 מִכֹּל חֹגֵר חֲגֹרָה וָמ׳.
† (β) מהיום ההוא וָמ׳ from that day and onwards, 1 Samuel 16:13; 1 Samuel 30:25.
† (γ) מן היום הזִה וָמ׳ from this day and upwards (i.e. and back), Haggai 2:15, 18 **and onwards (as β) is more probably: see Now WeKl. Proph. ed. 8 {1898} Marti Dr.
†c. לְמַ֫עְלָךְ upwards, more common than מ׳ alone (a):
(a) Exodus 25:20 (= Exodus 37:9) פֹּֽרְשֵׂי למ׳ כְנָפַיִם Judges 7:13 ויהפכחו למ׳ overthrew it upwards, i.e. turned it downside up, Isaiah 7:11 אוֺ הַגְבֵּהַּ למ׳ or make it (the request) high upwards, Isaiah 8:21 וּפָנָה למ׳, Isaiah 37:31 (2 Kings 19:30) ועשׂה פרי למ׳ (compare Amos 2:9, 1 a), Ezekiel 41:7 a β (Ezekiel 41:7a α bis למ׳ למ׳ = higher and higher), Psalm 74:5; figurative וְהָיִיתָ רַק למ׳ Deuteronomy 28:13 (compare a), Proverbs 15:24 אֹרַח חַיִּים למ׳ (opposed to שְׁאוֺל מָֽטָּה ׃), compare Ecclesiastes 3:21; followed by a noun, Ezra 9:6 רּאשׁ למ׳ over the head, followed by מֵעַל (compare Aboth Ezra 2:1 לְמַעְלָה מִן) = above, 2 Chronicles 34:4: see also b a, b a.
(b) metaphor = exceedingly, only in Chronicles: 1 Chronicles 14:2; 1 Chronicles 22:5 the house must be built to J. לְהַגְדִּיל למ׳ so as to shew greatness exceedingly, 1 Chronicles 23:17 רָבוּ למ׳ וּבְנֵי ר׳, 1 Chronicles 29:3 (followed by מִ ן; = over and above...), 1 Chronicles 29:25; 2 Chronicles 1:1 וַיְגַדְּלֵהוּ למ׳, 2 Chronicles 20:19; עַד לְמַ֫עְלָה, 2 Chronicles 16:12; 17:12; 26:8.
†d. מִלְמַ֫עְלָה (see מִן 9a), adverb, above (the more usual prose synonym of מִמַּעַל): Genesis 6:16 אֶלאַֿמָּה תְּכַלֶּנָּה מ׳ Genesis 7:20 fifteen cubits מ׳ (i.e. above the mountain-tops), Exodus 25:21 (Exodus 40:20) מ׳ הארון על אֶת־הַכַּפֹּרֶת וְנָתַתָּ֫ה upon the ark above, Exodus 26:14 (Exodus 36:19; 40:19; Numbers 4:25) a covering of skins on the tent מ׳ above, Num 39:31; Numbers 4:6; 1 Kings 7:11, 25; 1 Kings 8:7 (2 Chronicles 4:4; 5:8), Jeremiah 31:37 אִם יִמַּדּוּ שָׁמַיִם מ׳ (compare 1 a), Ezekiel 1:11 מ׳ פְּרֻדוֹת separate above, Ezekiel 1:22; Ezekiel 1:26; Ezekiel 10:19; Ezekiel 11:22; Ezekiel 37:8; from above, Joshua 3:13, 16 הַמַּיִם הַיֹּרְדִים מ׳.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

6:16; 7:20; 22:9

Exodus

20:4; 25:20; 25:21; 26:14; 28:27; 30:14; 36:19; 37:9; 39:20; 40:19; 40:20

Leviticus

11:21

Numbers

1:3; 3:15; 3:22; 4:3; 4:6; 4:25; 8:24

Deuteronomy

4:39; 5:8; 28:13; 28:43

Joshua

2:11; 3:13; 3:16

Judges

1:36; 7:13

1 Samuel

9:2; 10:23; 16:13; 30:25

1 Kings

7:3; 7:11; 7:20; 7:25; 7:29; 7:31; 8:7; 8:23

2 Kings

3:21; 19:30; 25:28

1 Chronicles

14:2; 22:5; 23:3; 23:17; 23:17; 23:24; 29:3; 29:25

2 Chronicles

1:1; 4:4; 5:8; 16:12; 17:12; 20:19; 25:5; 26:8; 31:16; 31:17; 34:4

Ezra

2:1; 3:8; 9:6

Job

3:4; 18:16; 31:2; 31:28

Psalms

74:5; 78:23

Proverbs

8:28; 15:24

Ecclesiastes

3:21

Isaiah

6:2; 7:11; 8:21; 14:13; 37:31; 45:8

Jeremiah

4:28; 31:37; 35:4; 43:10; 52:32

Ezekiel

1:11; 1:22; 1:26; 1:26; 1:27; 8:2; 10:19; 11:22; 37:8; 41:7; 41:7; 43:5

Daniel

12:6; 12:7

Amos

2:9; 2:9

Haggai

2:15; 2:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4605 matches the Hebrew מַעַל (maʿal),
which occurs 140 times in 134 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 6:16–Num 8:24)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:16 - “You shall make a [fn]window for the ark, and finish it to a cubit from [fn]the top; H4605 and set the door of the ark in the side of it; you shall make it with lower, second, and third decks.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:20 - The water prevailed fifteen [fn]cubits higher, H4605 and the mountains were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:9 - Then they came to the place of which God had told him; and Abraham built the altar there and arranged the wood, and bound his son Isaac and laid him on the altar, on top H4605 of the wood.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:4 - “You shall not make for yourself [fn]an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above H4605 or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:20 - “The cherubim shall have their wings spread upward, H4605 covering the mercy seat with their wings and [fn]facing one another; the faces of the cherubim are to be turned toward the mercy seat.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:21 - “You shall put the mercy seat [fn]on top H4605 of the ark, and in the ark you shall put the testimony which I will give to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:14 - “You shall make a covering for the tent of rams’ skins [fn]dyed red and a covering of porpoise skins above. H4605
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:27 - “You shall make two rings of gold and put them on the bottom of the two shoulder pieces of the ephod, on the front of it close to the place where it is joined, above H4605 the skillfully woven band of the ephod.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:14 - “Everyone who [fn]is numbered, from twenty years old and over, H4605 shall give the [fn]contribution to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:19 - He made a covering for the tent of rams’ skins [fn]dyed red, and a covering of porpoise skins above. H4605
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:9 - The cherubim had their wings spread upward, H4605 covering the [fn]mercy seat with their wings, with their faces toward each other; the faces of the cherubim were toward the mercy seat.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:26 - a beka a head (that is, half a shekel according to the shekel of the sanctuary), for each one who passed over to those who were [fn]numbered, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 for 603,550 men.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:20 - Furthermore, they made two gold rings and placed them on the bottom of the two shoulder pieces of the ephod, on the front of it, close to the place where it joined, above H4605 the woven band of the ephod.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:31 - They [fn]fastened a [fn]blue cord to it, to [fn]fasten it on the turban above, H4605 just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:19 - He spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent [fn]on top H4605 of it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:20 - Then he took the testimony and put it into the ark, and [fn]attached the poles to the ark, and put the [fn]mercy seat [fn]on top H4605 of the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:21 - ‘Yet these you may eat among all the [fn]winged insects which walk on all fours: those which have above H4605 their feet jointed legs with which to jump on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:7 - ‘If they are from sixty years old and upward, H4605 if it is a male, then your valuation shall be fifteen shekels, and for the female ten shekels.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:3 - from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever is able to go out to war in Israel, you and Aaron shall [fn]number them by their armies.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:18 - and they assembled all the congregation together on the first of the second month. Then they registered by ancestry in their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 head by head,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:20 - Now the sons of Reuben, Israel’s firstborn, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, head by head, every male from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:22 - Of the sons of Simeon, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, their numbered men, according to the number of names, head by head, every male from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:24 - Of the sons of Gad, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:26 - Of the sons of Judah, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:28 - Of the sons of Issachar, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:30 - Of the sons of Zebulun, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:32 - Of the sons of Joseph, namely, of the sons of Ephraim, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:34 - Of the sons of Manasseh, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:36 - Of the sons of Benjamin, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:38 - Of the sons of Dan, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:40 - Of the sons of Asher, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:42 - Of the sons of Naphtali, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:45 - So all the numbered men of the sons of Israel by their fathers’ households, from twenty years old and upward, H4605 whoever was able to go out to war in Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:15 - [fn]Number the sons of Levi by their fathers’ households, by their families; every male from a month old and upward H4605 you shall number.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:22 - Their numbered men, in the numbering of every male from a month old and upward, H4605 even their numbered men were 7,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:28 - In the numbering of every male from a month old and upward, H4605 there were 8,600, performing the duties of the sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:34 - Their numbered men in the numbering of every male from a month old and upward, H4605 were 6,200.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:39 - All the numbered men of the Levites, whom Moses and Aaron numbered at the [fn]command of the LORD by their families, every male from a month old and upward, H4605 were 22,000.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:40 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Number every firstborn male of the sons of Israel from a month old and upward, H4605 and [fn]make a list of their names.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:43 - and all the firstborn males by the number of names from a month old and upward, H4605 for their numbered men were 22,273.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:3 - from thirty years and upward, H4605 even to fifty years old, all who enter the service to do the work in the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:6 - and they shall lay a covering of porpoise skin on it, and shall spread over H4605 it a cloth of pure [fn]blue, and shall insert its poles.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:23 - from thirty years and upward H4605 to fifty years old, you shall [fn]number them; all who enter to perform the service to do the work in the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:25 - they shall carry the curtains of the tabernacle and the tent of meeting with its covering and the covering of porpoise skin that is on top H4605 of it, and the screen for the doorway of the tent of meeting,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:30 - from thirty years and upward H4605 even to fifty years old, you shall number them, everyone who enters the service to do the work of the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:35 - from thirty years and upward H4605 even to fifty years old, everyone who entered the service for work in the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:39 - from thirty years and upward H4605 even to fifty years old, everyone who entered the service for work in the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:43 - from thirty years and upward H4605 even to fifty years old, everyone who entered the service for work in the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:47 - from thirty years and upward H4605 even to fifty years old, everyone who could enter to do the work of service and the work of carrying in the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 8:24 - “This is what applies to the Levites: from twenty-five years old and upward H4605 [fn]they shall enter to perform service in the work of the tent of meeting.

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