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Lexicon :: Strong's H4611 - maʿălāl

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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 frustration, in all that you undertake to do, until you are destroyed and perish quickly, on account of the evil of your doings, because you have forsaken me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:19 - But whenever the judge died, they turned back and behaved worse than their fathers, going after other gods, serving them and bowing down to them; they did not drop any of their practices or their stubborn ways.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:3 - Now the name of the man was Nabal, and the name of his wife Ab'igail. The woman was of good understanding and beautiful, but the man was churlish and ill-behaved; he was a Calebite.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:35 - They did not serve thee in their kingdom, and in thy great goodness which thou gavest them, and in the large and rich land which thou didst set before them; and they did not turn from their wicked works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:4 - Requite them according to their work, and according to the evil of their deeds; requite them according to the work of their hands; render them their due reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:11 - I will call to mind the deeds of the LORD; yea, I will remember thy wonders of old.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:7 - so that they should set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:29 - they provoked the LORD to anger with their doings, and a plague broke out among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:39 - Thus they became unclean by their acts, and played the harlot in their doings.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:11 - Even a child makes himself known by his acts, whether what he does is pure and right.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:16 - Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:8 - For Jerusalem has stumbled, and Judah has fallen; because their speech and their deeds are against the LORD, defying his glorious presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:10 - Tell the righteous that it shall be well with them, for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:4 - Circumcise yourselves to the LORD, remove the foreskin of your hearts, O men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem; lest my wrath go forth like fire, and burn with none to quench it, because of the evil of your doings."
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:18 - Your ways and your doings have brought this upon you. This is your doom, and it is bitter; it has reached your very heart."
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:3 - Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Amend your ways and your doings, and I will let you dwell in this place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:5 - "For if you truly amend your ways and your doings, if you truly execute justice one with another,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:18 - The LORD made it known to me and I knew; then thou didst show me their evil deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:10 - "I the LORD search the mind and try the heart, to give to every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings."
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:11 - Now, therefore, say to the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem: 'Thus says the LORD, Behold, I am shaping evil against you and devising a plan against you. Return, every one from his evil way, and amend your ways and your doings.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:12 - O house of David! Thus says the LORD: "'Execute justice in the morning, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed, lest my wrath go forth like fire, and burn with none to quench it, because of your evil doings.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:14 - I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, says the LORD; I will kindle a fire in her forest, and it shall devour all that is round about her."
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:2 - Therefore thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who care for my people: "You have scattered my flock, and have driven them away, and you have not attended to them. Behold, I will attend to you for your evil doings, says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:22 - But if they had stood in my council, then they would have proclaimed my words to my people, and they would have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:5 - saying, 'Turn now, every one of you, from his evil way and wrong doings, and dwell upon the land which the LORD has given to you and your fathers from of old and for ever;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:3 - It may be they will listen, and every one turn from his evil way, that I may repent of the evil which I intend to do to them because of their evil doings.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:13 - Now therefore amend your ways and your doings, and obey the voice of the LORD your God, and the LORD will repent of the evil 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 men, rewarding every man according to his ways and according to the fruit of his doings;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 35:15 - I have sent to you all my servants the prophets, sending them persistently, saying, 'Turn now every one of you from his evil way, and amend your doings, and do not go after other gods to serve them, and then you shall dwell in the land which I gave to you and your fathers.' But you did not incline your ear or listen to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:22 - The LORD could no longer bear your evil doings and the abominations which you committed; therefore your land has become a desolation and a waste and a curse, without inhabitant, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:31 - Then you will remember your evil ways, and your deeds that were not good; and you will loathe yourselves for your iniquities and your abominable deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:9 - And it shall be like people, like priest; I will punish them for their ways, and requite them for their deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:4 - Their deeds do not permit them to return to their God. For the spirit of harlotry is within them, and they know not the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:2 - But they do not consider that I remember all their evil works. Now their deeds encompass them, they are before my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:15 - Every evil of theirs is in Gilgal; there I began to hate them. Because of the wickedness of their deeds 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 has an indictment against Judah, and will punish Jacob according to his ways, and requite him according to his deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:7 - Should this be said, O house of Jacob? Is the Spirit of the LORD impatient? Are these his doings? Do not my words do good to him who walks uprightly?
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 3:4 - Then they will cry to the LORD, but he will not answer them; he will hide his face from them at that time, because they have made their deeds evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:13 - But the earth will be desolate because of its inhabitants, for the fruit of their doings.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:4 - Be not like your fathers, to whom the former prophets cried out, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, Return from your evil ways and from your evil deeds.' But they did not hear or heed me, says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:6 - But my words and my statutes, which I commanded my servants the prophets, did they not overtake your fathers? So they repented and said, As the LORD of hosts purposed to deal with us for our ways and deeds, so has he dealt with us."
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