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Lexicon :: Strong's H4608 - maʿălê

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מַעֲלֶה
Transliteration
maʿălê
Pronunciation
mah-al-eh'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1624j

Strong’s Definitions

מַעֲלֶה maʻăleh, mah-al-eh'; from H5927; an elevation, i.e. (concretely) acclivity or platform; abstractly (the relation or state) a rise or (figuratively) priority:—ascent, before, chiefest, cliff, that goeth up, going up, hill, mounting up, stairs.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H4608 in the following manner: up (11x), ascent (2x), before (1x), chiefest (1x), cliff (1x), hill (1x), stairs (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H4608 in the following manner: up (11x), ascent (2x), before (1x), chiefest (1x), cliff (1x), hill (1x), stairs (1x).
  1. ascent, incline

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַעֲלֶה maʻăleh, mah-al-eh'; from H5927; an elevation, i.e. (concretely) acclivity or platform; abstractly (the relation or state) a rise or (figuratively) priority:—ascent, before, chiefest, cliff, that goeth up, going up, hill, mounting up, stairs.
STRONGS H4608:
מַעֲלֶה 19 noun masculineIsaiah 15:5 ascent; — מ׳ Nehemiah 12:37; construct מַעֲלֵה Joshua 10:10 + 14 times; מַעֲלָו֯ Ezekiel 40:31, 34, 37;
1. ascent of hill or mountain: to a city 1 Samuel 9:11, to the royal sepulchers (in Jerusalem) 2 Chronicles 32:33; הַזֵּיתִית מִ׳ 2 Samuel 15:30 (see זַיִת 3);
[H4610 עַקְרַבִּים מ׳ = Scorpion-pass, on southern border of Palestine, Judges 1:36; Numbers 34:4; Joshua 15:3 (both P), i.e. probably the Naḳb eṣ-ṣafâ southwest from Dead Sea BuhlGeogr. 16. 66 Di and GFM on the passage, and references];
often defined by proper name, of a location: אֲדֻמִים מ׳ Joshua 15:7; Joshua 18:17, south of valley of Achor, between Jerusalem and Jericho, compare modern Tel`at ed-dâm BuhlGeogr. 98.; see also בֵּית חוֺרֹן I. גּוּר, II. חֶרֶס, לוּחִית, H6731 II. ציץ.
2. of stairs Ezekiel 40:31, 34, 37; to a wall Nehemiah 12:27; מַעֵלֵה הַלִּוִיִּם Nehemiah 9:4.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Joshua

10:10; 15:7; 18:17

1 Samuel

9:11

2 Samuel

15:30

2 Chronicles

32:33

Nehemiah

9:4; 12:27; 12:37

Isaiah

15:5

Ezekiel

40:31; 40:31; 40:34; 40:34; 40:37; 40:37

H4608

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4608 matches the Hebrew מַעֲלֶה (maʿălê),
which occurs 18 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:7 - And the border went up toward Debir from the valley of Achor, and so northward, looking toward Gilgal, that is before the going up H4608 to Adummim, which is on the south side of the river: and the border passed toward the waters of Enshemesh, and the goings out thereof were at Enrogel:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:17 - And was drawn from the north, and went forth to Enshemesh, and went forth toward Geliloth, which is over against the going up H4608 of Adummim, and descended to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:13 - And Gideon the son of Joash returned from battle before H4608 the sun was up,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:11 - And as they went up the hill H4608 to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water, and said unto them, Is the seer here?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:30 - And David went up by the ascent H4608 of mount Olivet, and wept as he went up, and had his head covered, and he went barefoot: and all the people that was with him covered every man his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:27 - But when Ahaziah the king of Judah saw this, he fled by the way of the garden house. And Jehu followed after him, and said, Smite him also in the chariot. And they did so at the going up H4608 to Gur, which is by Ibleam. And he fled to Megiddo, and died there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:16 - To morrow go ye down against them: behold, they come up by the cliff H4608 of Ziz; and ye shall find them at the end of the brook, before the wilderness of Jeruel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:33 - And Hezekiah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the chiefest H4608 of the sepulchres of the sons of David: and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem did him honour at his death. And Manasseh his son reigned in his stead.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:4 - Then stood up upon the stairs, H4608 of the Levites, Jeshua, and Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani, and Chenani, and cried with a loud voice unto the LORD their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:37 - And at the fountain gate, which was over against them, they went up by the stairs of the city of David, at the going up H4608 of the wall, above the house of David, even unto the water gate eastward.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:5 - My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, an heifer of three years old: for by the mounting up H4608 of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:5 - For in the going up H4608 of Luhith continual weeping shall go up; for in the going down of Horonaim the enemies have heard a cry of destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:31 - And the arches thereof were toward the utter court; and palm trees were upon the posts thereof: and the going up H4608 to it had eight steps.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:34 - And the arches thereof were toward the outward court; and palm trees were upon the posts thereof, on this side, and on that side: and the going up H4608 to it had eight steps.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:37 - And the posts thereof were toward the utter court; and palm trees were upon the posts thereof, on this side, and on that side: and the going up H4608 to it had eight steps.

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