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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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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs





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 upon you curses, confusion, and rebuke, in all [fn]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 forsaken 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 stubborn 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 set before them,
Did not serve You or turn from their evil deeds. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:4 - Requite them according to their work and according to the evil of their practices; H4611
Requite them according to the deeds of their hands;
Repay them their [fn]recompense.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:11 - I shall remember the deeds H4611 of [fn]the LORD;
Surely I will remember Your wonders of old.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:7 - That they should put their confidence 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 deeds, H4611
And the plague broke out among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:39 - Thus they became unclean in their [fn]practices,
And played the harlot in their deeds. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:11 - It is by his deeds H4611 that a lad [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.
Cease to do 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 with 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 heart,
Men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem,
Or else My wrath will go forth like fire
And burn with none 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 to you.
This is your evil. How bitter!
How it has touched your heart!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:3 - Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, “Amend your ways and your deeds, H4611 and I will let you dwell 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 man 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,
Even to give to each man according to his ways,
According to the [fn]results of his deeds. H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:11 - “So now then, speak to the men of Judah and against the inhabitants of Jerusalem saying, ‘Thus says the LORD, “Behold, I am fashioning calamity against you and devising a plan against you. Oh turn back, each of you from his evil way, and [fn]reform your ways and your deeds.”’ H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:12 - O house of David, thus says the LORD:
“Administer justice [fn]every morning;
And deliver the person who has been robbed from the [fn]power of his oppressor,
That My wrath may not go forth like fire
And burn with none 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
That it may devour all its environs.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:2 - Therefore thus says the LORD God of Israel concerning the shepherds who are [fn]tending My people: “You have scattered My flock and driven them away, and have not attended to them; behold, I am about to attend to you 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 dwell 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, that I may repent of the calamity which I am planning to do to them because of the evil of their deeds.’ H4611
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:13 - “Now therefore amend your ways and your deeds H4611 and obey the voice of the LORD your God; and the LORD will [fn]change His mind about the misfortune 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 men, 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 [fn]again and again, saying: ‘Turn now every man from his evil way and amend your deeds, H4611 and do not go after other gods to worship them. Then you will dwell 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; thus your land has become a ruin, 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 iniquities 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 harlotry 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 are all around 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 love them no more;
All their princes are rebels.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:2 - The LORD also has a dispute with 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, O house of Jacob:
‘Is the Spirit of the LORD impatient?
Are these His doings?’ H4611
Do not My words do good
To the one walking uprightly?
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 desolate 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, ‘Thus says the LORD of hosts, “Return now from your evil ways and from your evil deeds.”’ H4611 But they did not listen or give heed to Me,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:6 - “But did not My words and My statutes, which I commanded My servants the prophets, overtake your fathers? Then they repented and said, ‘As the LORD of hosts purposed to do to us in accordance with our ways and our deeds, H4611 so He has dealt with us.’”’”
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