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Lexicon :: Strong's H4611 - maʿălāl

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1627e

Strong’s Definitions

מַעֲלָל maʻălâl, mah-al-awl'; from H5953; an act (good or bad):—doing, endeavour, invention, work.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x

The KJV translates Strong's H4611 in the following manner: doings (35x), works (3x), inventions (2x), endeavours (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x
The KJV translates Strong's H4611 in the following manner: doings (35x), works (3x), inventions (2x), endeavours (1x).
  1. deed, practice

    1. practice (usually bad)

    2. deeds

    3. acts

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַעֲלָל maʻălâl, mah-al-awl'; from H5953; an act (good or bad):—doing, endeavour, invention, work.
STRONGS H4611: Abbreviations
[מַעֲלָל]41 noun masculineNehemiah 9:35 deed, practice; — only plural מַעֲלָלִים 1 Samuel 25:3; construct מַעַלְלֵי Psalm 77:12; Psalm 78:1; suffix מַעֲלָלֶיךָ Deuteronomy 28:20, מַעֲלָלָיו Hosea 4:9 +, מַעַלְלֵיכֶם Isaiah 1:16 +, מַעַלְלֵיהֶם Isaiah 3:10 +, etc.; —
1. usually (especially Jeremiah 17 times) bad practices of men, רַע מַעֲלָלִים 1 Samuel 25:3 he was evil in his practices; Judges 2:19 (|| דֶּרֶךְ), Hosea 5:5; Hosea 7:2; Isaiah 3:8; Jeremiah 11:18; Psalm 106:29; Psalm 106:39 (|| מַעֲשֵׂיהֶם); הָרָעִים מ׳ Nehemiah 9:35; רֹעַ מ׳ the evil of your (their, etc.) practices Hosea 9:15; Isaiah 1:16; Jeremiah 4:4; Jeremiah 21:12 (suffix 3rd person masculine plural Kt, 2nd person masculine plural Qr), +; הָרָעִים מ׳ Zechariah 1:4 Qr (+ הָרָעִים ד׳; Kt מעליליהם), אֲשֶׁר לֹא טוֺבִים מ׳ Ezekiel 36:31 (+ id.); הֵרֵעוּ מ׳ Micah 3:4; מְּרִי מ׳, i.e. their consequences, Isaiah 3:10; Jeremiah 17:10; Jeremiah 21:14; Jeremiah 32:19 (+ דֶּרֶךְ).
2. deeds of י׳ Psalm 77:12, of אֵל Psalm 78:7; compare Micah 2:7.
3. acts, in general, of youth Proverbs 20:11 (|| מָּעֳלוֺ).

[מעליל], מעליליהם Zechariah 1:4 Kt, see above 1.
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1 Samuel

25:3; 25:3


9:35; 9:35


77:12; 77:12; 78:1; 78:7; 106:29; 106:39




1:16; 1:16; 3:8; 3:10; 3:10


4:4; 11:18; 17:10; 21:12; 21:14; 32:19




4:9; 5:5; 7:2; 9:15


2:7; 3:4


1:4; 1:4


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4611 matches the Hebrew מַעֲלָל (maʿălāl),
which occurs 43 times in 41 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:20 - The LORD shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, H4611 whereby thou hast forsaken me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:19 - And it came to pass, when the judge was dead, that they returned, and corrupted themselves more than their fathers, in following other gods to serve them, and to bow down unto them; they ceased not from their own doings, H4611 nor from their stubborn way.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:3 - Now the name of the man was Nabal; and the name of his wife Abigail: and she was a woman of good understanding, and of a beautiful countenance: but the man was churlish and evil in his doings; H4611 and he was of the house of Caleb.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:35 - For they have not served thee in their kingdom, and in thy great goodness that thou gavest them, and in the large and fat land which thou gavest before them, neither turned they from their wicked works. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:4 - Give them according to their deeds, and according to the wickedness of their endeavours: H4611 give them after the work of their hands; render to them their desert.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:11 - I will remember the works H4611 of the LORD: surely I will remember thy wonders of old.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:7 - That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works H4611 of God, but keep his commandments:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:29 - Thus they provoked him to anger with their inventions: H4611 and the plague brake in upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:39 - Thus were they defiled with their own works, and went a whoring with their own inventions. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:11 - Even a child is known by his doings, H4611 whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:16 - Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings H4611 from before mine eyes; cease to do evil;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:8 - For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen: because their tongue and their doings H4611 are against the LORD, to provoke the eyes of his glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:10 - Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:4 - Circumcise yourselves to the LORD, and take away the foreskins of your heart, ye men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem: lest my fury come forth like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:18 - Thy way and thy doings H4611 have procured these things unto thee; this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it reacheth unto thine heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:3 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Amend your ways and your doings, H4611 and I will cause you to dwell in this place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:5 - For if ye throughly amend your ways and your doings; H4611 if ye throughly execute judgment between a man and his neighbour;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:18 - And the LORD hath given me knowledge of it, and I know it: then thou shewedst me their doings. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:10 - I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:11 - Now therefore go to, speak to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I frame evil against you, and devise a device against you: return ye now every one from his evil way, and make your ways and your doings H4611 good.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:12 - O house of David, thus saith the LORD; Execute judgment in the morning, and deliver him that is spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor, lest my fury go out like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:14 - But I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, H4611 saith the LORD: and I will kindle a fire in the forest thereof, and it shall devour all things round about it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:2 - Therefore thus saith the LORD God of Israel against the pastors that feed my people; Ye have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them: behold, I will visit upon you the evil of your doings, H4611 saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:22 - But if they had stood in my counsel, and had caused my people to hear my words, then they should have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:5 - They said, Turn ye again now every one from his evil way, and from the evil of your doings, H4611 and dwell in the land that the LORD hath given unto you and to your fathers for ever and ever:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:3 - If so be they will hearken, and turn every man from his evil way, that I may repent me of the evil, which I purpose to do unto them because of the evil of their doings. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:13 - Therefore now amend your ways and your doings, H4611 and obey the voice of the LORD your God; and the LORD will repent him of the evil that he hath pronounced against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:19 - Great in counsel, and mighty in work: for thine eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men: to give every one according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings: H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 35:15 - I have sent also unto you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, H4611 and go not after other gods to serve them, and ye shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:22 - So that the LORD could no longer bear, because of the evil of your doings, H4611 and because of the abominations which ye have committed; therefore is your land a desolation, and an astonishment, and a curse, without an inhabitant, as at this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:31 - Then shall ye remember your own evil ways, and your doings H4611 that were not good, and shall lothe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and for your abominations.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:9 - And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:4 - They will not frame their doings H4611 to turn unto their God: for the spirit of whoredoms is in the midst of them, and they have not known the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:2 - And they consider not in their hearts that I remember all their wickedness: now their own doings H4611 have beset them about; they are before my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:15 - All their wickedness is in Gilgal: for there I hated them: for the wickedness of their doings H4611 I will drive them out of mine house, I will love them no more: all their princes are revolters.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:2 - The LORD hath also a controversy with Judah, and will punish Jacob according to his ways; according to his doings H4611 will he recompense him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:7 - O thou that art named the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD straitened? are these his doings? H4611 do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 3:4 - Then shall they cry unto the LORD, but he will not hear them: he will even hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved themselves ill in their doings. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:13 - Notwithstanding the land shall be desolate because of them that dwell therein, for the fruit of their doings. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:4 - Be ye not as your fathers, unto whom the former prophets have cried, saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Turn ye now from your evil ways, and from your evil doings: H4611 but they did not hear, nor hearken unto me, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:6 - But my words and my statutes, which I commanded my servants the prophets, did they not take hold of your fathers? and they returned and said, Like as the LORD of hosts thought to do unto us, according to our ways, and according to our doings, H4611 so hath he dealt with us.
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