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Lexicon :: Strong's H4611 - maʿălāl

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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.
[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 will send against you curses, panic, and rebuke, in [fn]everything you undertake to do, until you are destroyed and until you perish quickly, on account of the evil of your deeds H4611, because you have abandoned Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:19 - But it came about, when the judge died, that they would turn back and act more corruptly than their fathers, in following other gods to serve them and bow down to them; they did not abandon their practices H4611 or their obstinate ways.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:3 - (now the man’s name was Nabal, and his wife’s name was Abigail. And the woman was [fn]intelligent and beautiful in appearance, but the man was harsh and evil in his dealings H4611, and he was a Calebite),
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:35 - “But they, in their own kingdom,
With Your great goodness which You gave them,
With the broad and rich land which You placed before them,
Did not serve You or turn from their evil deeds H4611.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:4 - Give back to them according to their work and according to the evil of their practices H4611;
Give back to them according to the work of their hands;
Repay them what is due them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:11 - I shall remember the deeds H4611 of [fn]the LORD;
I will certainly remember Your wonders of old.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:7 - So that they would put their confidence in God
And not forget the works H4611 of God,
But comply with His commandments,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:29 - So they provoked Him to anger with their deeds H4611,
And a plague broke out among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:39 - So they became unclean in their [fn]practices,
And [fn]were unfaithful in their deeds H4611.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:11 - It is by his deeds H4611 that a boy [fn]distinguishes himself,
If his conduct is pure and right.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:16 - “Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean;
Remove the evil of your deeds H4611 from My sight.
Stop doing evil,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:8 - For Jerusalem has stumbled and Judah has fallen,
Because their [fn]speech and their actions H4611 are against the LORD,
To rebel against [fn]His glorious presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:10 - Say to the righteous that it will go well for them,
For they will eat the fruit of their actions H4611.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:4 - “Circumcise yourselves to the LORD
And remove the foreskins of your hearts,
Men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem,
Or else My wrath will spread like fire
And burn with no one to quench it,
Because of the evil of your deeds H4611.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:18 - “Your ways and your deeds H4611
Have [fn]brought these things upon you.
This is your evil. How bitter!
How it has touched your heart!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:3 - This is what the LORD of armies, the God of Israel says: “Amend your ways and your deeds H4611, and I will let you live in this place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:5 - “For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds H4611, if you truly practice justice between a person and his neighbor,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:18 - Moreover, the LORD made it known to me and I knew it;
Then You showed me their deeds H4611.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:10 - “I, the LORD, search the heart,
I test the [fn]mind,
To give to each person according to his ways,
According to the [fn]results of his deeds H4611.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:11 - “So now, speak to the men of Judah and against the inhabitants of Jerusalem, saying, ‘This is what the LORD says: “Behold, I am forming a disaster against you and devising a plan against you. Now turn back, each of you from his evil way, and [fn]correct your ways and your deeds H4611!”’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:12 - house of David, this is what the LORD says:
“Administer justice [fn]every morning;
And save the person who has been robbed from the [fn]power of his oppressor,
So that My wrath will not spread like fire
And burn, with no one to extinguish it,
Because of the evil of their deeds H4611.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:14 - “But I will punish you according to the [fn]results of your deeds H4611,” declares the LORD,
“And I will kindle a fire in its forest
So that it may devour all its surroundings.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:2 - Therefore this is what the LORD, the God of Israel says concerning the shepherds who are [fn]tending My people: “You have scattered My flock and driven them away, and have not been concerned about them; behold, I am going to call you to account for the evil of your deeds H4611,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:22 - “But if they had stood in My council,
Then they would have announced My words to My people,
And would have turned them back from their evil way
And from the evil of their deeds H4611.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:5 - saying, ‘Turn now, everyone from his evil way and from the evil of your deeds H4611, and live on the land which the LORD has given to you and your forefathers forever and ever;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:3 - ‘Perhaps they will listen and everyone will turn from his evil way, and I will relent of the disaster which I am planning to inflict on them because of the evil of their deeds H4611.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:13 - “Now then, reform your ways and your deeds H4611 and obey the voice of the LORD your God; and the LORD will relent of the disaster which He has pronounced against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:19 - great in counsel and mighty in deed, whose eyes are open to all the ways of the sons of mankind, giving to everyone according to his ways and according to the fruit of his deeds H4611;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 35:15 - “Also I have sent to you all My servants the prophets, sending them again and again, saying: ‘Turn now every person from his evil way and amend your deeds H4611, and do not follow other gods to worship them. Then you will live in the land which I have given to you and to your forefathers; but you have not inclined your ear or listened to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:22 - “So the LORD was no longer able to endure it, because of the evil of your deeds H4611, because of the abominations which you have committed; so your land has become a place of ruins, an object of horror, and a curse, without an inhabitant, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:31 - “Then you will remember your evil ways and your deeds H4611 that were not good, and you will loathe yourselves in your own sight for your wrongdoings and your abominations.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:9 - And it will be, like people, like priest;
So I will punish them for their ways
And repay them for their deeds H4611.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:4 - Their deeds H4611 will not allow them
To return to their God.
For a spirit of [fn]infidelity is within them,
And they do not know the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:2 - And they do not [fn]consider in their hearts
That I remember all their wickedness.
Now their deeds H4611 surround them;
They are before My face.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:15 - All their evil is at Gilgal;
Indeed, I came to hate them there!
Because of the wickedness of their deeds H4611
I will drive them out of My house!
I will no longer love them;
All their leaders are rebels.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:2 - The LORD also has a case against Judah,
And will punish Jacob according to his ways;
He will repay him according to his deeds H4611.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:7 - “Is it being said, house of Jacob:
‘Is the Spirit of the LORD impatient?
Are these His works H4611?’
Do My words not do good
For the one walking rightly?
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 3:4 - Then they will cry out to the LORD,
But He will not answer them.
Instead, He will hide His face from them at that time
Because they have practiced evil deeds H4611.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:13 - And the earth will become a wasteland because of her inhabitants,
On account of the fruit of their deeds H4611.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:4 - “Do not be like your fathers, to whom the former prophets proclaimed, saying, ‘This is what the LORD of armies says: “Return now from your evil ways and from your evil deeds H4611.”’ But they did not listen or pay attention to Me,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:6 - “But did My words and My statutes, which I commanded My servants the prophets, not [fn]overtake your fathers? Then they repented and said, ‘Just as the LORD of armies planned to do to us in accordance with our ways and our deeds H4611, so He has dealt with us.’”’”

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