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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 to Debir from the Valley of Achor, and turned northward toward Gilgal which is opposite the ascent H4608 of Adummim, which is on the south of the valley; and the border continued to the waters of En-shemesh and [fn]it ended at En-rogel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:17 - Then it turned northward and went to En-shemesh, and went to Geliloth, which is opposite the ascent H4608 of Adummim, and it went down to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:13 - Then Gideon the son of Joash returned from the battle [fn]by the ascent H4608 of Heres.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:11 - As they went up the slope H4608 to the city, they found young women going out to draw water, and they said to them, “Is the seer here?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:30 - And David was going up the ascent H4608 of the Mount of Olives, weeping as he went, and his head was covered, and he was walking barefoot. Then all the people who were with him each covered his own head, and they were going up, weeping as they went.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:27 - When Ahaziah the king of Judah saw this, he fled by way of the garden house. But Jehu pursued him and said, “[fn]Shoot him too, in the chariot.” So they shot him at the ascent H4608 of Gur, which is at Ibleam. But he fled to Megiddo and died there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:16 - ‘Tomorrow, go down against them. Behold, they will come up by the ascent H4608 of Ziz, and you will find them at the end of the valley in front of the wilderness of Jeruel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:33 - So Hezekiah [fn]lay down with his fathers, and they buried him in the [fn]upper H4608 section H4608 of the tombs of the sons of David; and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem honored him at his death. And his son Manasseh became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:4 - Now on the Levites’ platform H4608 stood Jeshua, Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani, and Chenani, and they cried out with a loud voice to the LORD their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:37 - At the Fountain Gate they went directly up the steps of the city of David by the stairway H4608 of the wall, above the house of David to the Water Gate on the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:5 - My heart cries out for Moab;
His fugitives are as far as Zoar and Eglath-shelishiyah,
For they go up the ascent H4608 of Luhith weeping;
Indeed, on the road to Horonaim they raise a cry of distress over their collapse.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:5 - “For they will go up by the ascent H4608 of Luhith
With continual weeping;
For at the descent of Horonaim
They have heard the [fn]anguished cry of destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:31 - And its porches were toward the outer courtyard; and palm tree decorations were on its side pillars, and its stairway H4608 had eight steps.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:34 - Its porches were toward the outer courtyard; and palm tree decorations were on its side pillars, on each side, and its stairway H4608 had eight steps.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:37 - And its side pillars were toward the outer courtyard; and palm tree decorations were on its side pillars, on each side, and its stairway H4608 had eight steps.

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