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Lexicon :: Strong's H4639 - maʿăśê

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מַעֲשֶׂה
Transliteration
maʿăśê
Pronunciation
mah-as-eh'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1708a

Strong’s Definitions

מַעֲשֶׂה maʻăseh, mah-as-eh'; from H6213; an action (good or bad); generally, a transaction; abstractly, activity; by implication, a product (specifically, a poem) or (generally) property:—act, art, bakemeat, business, deed, do(-ing), labor, thing made, ware of making, occupation, thing offered, operation, possession, × well, (handy-, needle-, net-) work(ing, -manship), wrought.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 235x

The KJV translates Strong's H4639 in the following manner: work (189x), needlework (with H7551) (5x), acts (4x), labour (4x), doing (4x), art (3x), deed (3x), miscellaneous (23x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 235x
The KJV translates Strong's H4639 in the following manner: work (189x), needlework (with H7551) (5x), acts (4x), labour (4x), doing (4x), art (3x), deed (3x), miscellaneous (23x).
  1. deed, work

    1. deed, thing done, act

    2. work, labour

    3. business, pursuit

    4. undertaking, enterprise

    5. achievement

    6. deeds, works (of deliverance and judgment)

    7. work, thing made

    8. work (of God)

    9. product

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַעֲשֶׂה maʻăseh, mah-as-eh'; from H6213; an action (good or bad); generally, a transaction; abstractly, activity; by implication, a product (specifically, a poem) or (generally) property:—act, art, bakemeat, business, deed, do(-ing), labor, thing made, ware of making, occupation, thing offered, operation, possession, × well, (handy-, needle-, net-) work(ing, -manship), wrought.
STRONGS H4639:
מַעֲשֶׂה 233 noun masculineGenesis 20:9 deed, work; — absolute מ׳ Genesis 44:15 +, construct מַעֲשֵׂה Isaiah 5:12 +; suffix מַעֲשֵׂהוּ Judges 13:12 +, etc.; plural מַעֲשִׂים Genesis 20:9 +; construct מַעֲשֵׂי Jeremiah 1:16 +; suffix מַעֲשָׂיו 1 Samuel 19:4 (or singular, so Dr) +, etc.; — often accusative of congnate meaning with verb with עשׂה; —
1. a.
(1) deed, thing done by man Numbers 16:28 (JE), 1 Kings 13:11; Isaiah 26:12; — 1 Samuel 20:19 is obscure;
(2) implic. evil Genesis 44:15(J), Exodus 23:24 (E), Nehemiah 6:14 + 8 times, + sg. Coll. doings(s) Micah 6:16 Leveticus 18:3 (twice in verse) (H), 2 Chronicles 17:4, יְדֵיהֶם מ׳ Lamentations 3:64 Haggai 2:14 Job 33:17 (reading מִמַּעֲשֵׂהוּ Greek Version of the LXX Di Siegf Bu). Ezekiel 16:30 (behaviour); explic. הָרָעִים מַעֲשֵׂינוּ Ezra 9:13 compare Ecclesiastes 4:3 Ecclesiastes 8:11 Ecclesiastes 8:14, מַעֲשֵׂיאָוֶן Isaiah 59:6; specifically of idolatrous practices, יְדֵיכֶם מ׳ following Deuteronomy 31:29 Jeremiah 25:6 Jeremiah 25:7 Jeremiah 32:30, pl. Jeremiah 44:8, compare following 1 Kings 16:7 2 Kings 22:17 = 2 Chronicles 34:25;
(3) implic. right, praisworthy 1 Samuel 19:4 2 Kings 23:19 Jonah 3:10 Proverbs 31:31; of duty in general יַעֲשׂוּן אֲשֶׁר הַמּ׳ Exodus 18:20 (E) =what they are to do; explic. Ecclesiastes 4:4 Ecclesiastes 8:14
(4) as basis of judgment (good or bad) Isaiah 66:18 Psalm 33:15 Ecclesiastes 12:14, יְדֵיהֶם מ׳ Jeremiah 25:14.
b.
(1) work, labour, husbandry Exodus 23:16 (E), Genesis 5:29 (J), Judges 19:16, יְדֵיכֶם מ׳ Haggai 2:17; enforced labour of Israel in Egypt Exodus 5:5 Exodus 5:13 (J); in general Exodus 23:12 (E); also of product of labour Exodus 23:16, compare Isaiah 65:22 Ecclesiastes 5:5; הַמּ׳ יְמֵי שֵׁשֶׁת Ezekiel 46:1 the six working-says; of religious work, הָא׳ בֵּ׳ת עֲבֹדַת מ׳ 1 Chronicles 23:28, compare מ׳ 2 Chronicles 31:21;
(3) undertaking, enterprise, Isaiah 19:14 Isaiah 19:15 Deuteronomy 15:10; יָדֶ֑ךָ מ׳ Deuteronomy 2:7 + 5 times Deuteronomy, 2 Chronicles 32:30 Job 1:10 Psalm 28:4, יָדֵינוּ מ׳ Psalm 90:17 (twice in verse);
(4) achievement Jeremiah 48:7; Esther 10:2;
(5) in weakened sense, מַעֲשֶׂךָ Proverbs 16:3 thine affairs; nearly=occurrences Ecclesiastes 1:14 (plural), Ecclesiastes 2:17 Ecclesiastes 8:17 (following).
c. deed(s), work(s) of י׳, especially in deliverance and in judgment, Judges 2:7, 10; Joshua 24:31 (D), Psalm 33:4 + 21 times, + יָדָיו מ׳ etc. Isaiah 5:12; Psalm 28:5; Psalm 92:5 + 4 times; הָאֱלֹהִים מ׳ in general Ecclesiastes 7:13; Ecclesiastes 8:17; Ecclesiastes 11:5; compare Ecclesiastes 3:11.
2. a.
(1) work, thing made, by man, אֹפֶה מ׳ Genesis 40:17 (E) baker’s work; יוֹצֵר יְדֵי מ׳ Lamentations 4:2; often of furnishings of the tabernacle, חשֵׁב מ׳ Exodus 26:1 + 7 times, רֹקֵם מ׳ Exodus 26:36 + 5 times, אֹרֵג מ׳ Exodus 28:32 + 2 times, חָרָשׁ מ׳ Exodus 28:11, compare אָמּן יְדֵי מ׳ Songs 7:2; of holy oil, etc. רֹקֵחַ מ׳ Exodus 30:25 + 2 times (insert רֹקֵחַ perhaps also 2 Chronicles 16:14); hence מ׳=work of art Isaiah 3:24 (of coiffure), compare מ׳ כְּלִי Numbers 31:51; following noun of material, pattern, etc., צִזִּים מ׳ Numbers 31:20 (i.e. goats' hair), see also Exodus 27:4; Exodus 28:14 +; in temple, שְׂבָכָה מ׳ 1 Kings 7:17, מ׳ שׁוּשַׁן 1 Kings 7:19, etc., צַעֲצֻעִים מ׳ 2 Chronicles 3:10, compare הַחֲבִתִּים מ׳ 1 Chronicles 9:31 the work of (consisting in) breadwafers; =materials of (prepared for) הָעוֹלָה 2 Chronicles 4:6; in theoph. הַסַּפִּיר לִבְנַת מ׳ Exodus 24:10 (J); מ׳ of ships 2 Chronicles 20:37; in general Isaiah 29:16; Exodus 27:16, 18 = thy manufactures, wares; מַעֲשַׂי Psalm 45:2=my verses (ποίημα poem);
(2) workmanship Ezekiel 1:16 (twice in verse) (Ezekiel 1:16a del. Co Toy) I Kings 7:8 Exodus 18:8 + 11 times.
(3) אָדָם יְדֵי מ׳ of idols (contemptuously) Deuteronomy 4:28 2 Kings 19:18=Isaiah 37:19=2 Chronicles 32:19, Psalm 115:4 Psalm 135:15, compare Isaiah 2:8 (יָדָיו מ׳), Hosea 14:4 Micah 5:12 Jeremiah 1:16; so (יְדֵי) מ׳ חָרָשׁ Deuteronomy 27:15 Jeremiah 10:3 Jeremiah 10:9, compare Hosea 13:2; חֲכָמִים מ׳ Jeremiah 10:9; תַּעְתֻּעִים מ׳ Jeremiah 10:15 Jeremiah 51:18; apparently also מַעֲשֵׂהֶם Isaiah 41:29 compare Isaiah 57:12 Ezekiel 6:6; יָדָיו מ׳ of altars Isaiah 17:8.
b. work (made by) God Exodus 32:16 (E); especially (poetry and late), of created things, Psalm 103:22; Psalm 104:24 + 4 times Psalms; אֶצְבְּעֹתֶיךָ מ׳ Psalm 8:4, יָרֶיךָ מ׳ Psalm 102:26 (both of heavens), compare Psalm 19:2 (heavenly bodies), Psalm 8:7 (animals); of man Job 14:15; Job 34:19, compare לָדַעַת כָּלאַֿנְשֵׁי מַעֲשֵׂהוּ Job 37:7 (but read probably אנשׁים Vulgate Ol Di and others); of nation Isaiah 19:25; Isaiah 60:21; Isaiah 64:7; of weights Proverbs 16:11 (but read perhaps הַמֶּלֶךְ) for י׳ Gr Toy).
c. product of olive-tree, זַיִת מ׳ Habakkuk 3:17; figurative product of righteousness Isaiah 32:17.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

5:29; 20:9; 20:9; 40:17; 44:15; 44:15; 46:33; 47:3

Exodus

5:5; 5:13; 18:8; 18:20; 23:12; 23:16; 23:16; 23:24; 24:10; 26:1; 26:36; 27:4; 27:16; 27:18; 28:11; 28:14; 28:32; 30:25; 32:16

Numbers

16:28; 31:20; 31:51

Deuteronomy

2:7; 4:28; 15:10; 27:15; 31:29

Joshua

24:31

Judges

2:7; 2:10; 13:12; 13:12; 19:16

1 Samuel

19:4; 19:4; 20:19; 25:2

1 Kings

7:8; 7:17; 7:19; 13:11; 16:7

2 Kings

19:18; 22:17; 23:19

1 Chronicles

9:31; 23:28

2 Chronicles

3:10; 4:6; 16:14; 17:4; 20:37; 31:21; 32:19; 32:30; 34:25

Ezra

9:13

Nehemiah

6:14

Esther

10:2

Job

1:10; 14:15; 33:17; 34:19; 37:7

Psalms

8:4; 8:7; 19:2; 28:4; 28:5; 33:4; 33:15; 45:2; 90:17; 92:5; 102:26; 103:22; 104:24; 115:4; 135:15

Proverbs

16:3; 16:11; 31:31

Ecclesiastes

1:14; 2:4; 2:17; 3:11; 3:17; 3:22; 4:3; 4:4; 5:5; 7:13; 8:9; 8:11; 8:14; 8:14; 8:17; 8:17; 9:7; 9:10; 11:5; 12:14

Song of Songs

7:2

Isaiah

2:8; 3:24; 5:12; 5:12; 17:8; 19:14; 19:15; 19:25; 26:12; 29:15; 29:16; 32:17; 37:19; 41:29; 54:16; 57:12; 59:6; 60:21; 64:7; 65:22; 66:18

Jeremiah

1:16; 1:16; 10:3; 10:9; 10:9; 10:15; 25:6; 25:7; 25:14; 32:30; 44:8; 48:7; 51:18

Lamentations

3:64; 4:2

Ezekiel

1:16; 1:16; 6:6; 16:30; 46:1

Hosea

13:2; 14:4

Jonah

3:10

Micah

5:12; 6:16

Habakkuk

3:17

Haggai

2:14; 2:17

H4639

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4639 matches the Hebrew מַעֲשֶׂה (maʿăśê),
which occurs 235 times in 221 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 5:29–Deu 3:24)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:29 - And he named him Noah, saying, “This one will give us comfort from our work H4639 and from the hard labor of our hands caused by the ground which the LORD has cursed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:9 - Then Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, “What have you done to us? And [fn]how have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? You have done to me [fn]things H4639 that ought not to be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:17 - and in the top basket there were some of all [fn]kinds of baked food for Pharaoh, and the birds were eating them out of the basket on my head.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:15 - Joseph said to them, “What is this thing H4639 that you have done? Do you not know that a man who is like me can indeed practice divination?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:33 - “When Pharaoh calls for you and says, ‘What is your occupation H4639?’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:3 - Then Pharaoh said to his brothers, “What is your occupation H4639?” So they said to Pharaoh, “Your servants are shepherds, both we and our fathers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:4 - But the king of Egypt said to them, “Moses and Aaron, why do you let the people neglect their [fn]work H4639? Get back to your labors!”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:13 - And the taskmasters pressed them, saying, “Complete your [fn]work H4639 quota H4639, [fn]your daily amount, just as when [fn]you had straw.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:20 - then admonish them about the statutes and the laws, and make known to them the way in which they are to walk and the work H4639 they are to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:12 - “For six days you are to do your work H4639, but on the seventh day you shall cease from labor so that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your female slave, as well as the stranger residing with you, may refresh themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:16 - “Also you shall keep the Feast of the Harvest of the first fruits of your labors H4639 from what you sow in the field; also the Feast of the Ingathering at the end of the year when you gather in the fruit of your labors H4639 from the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:24 - “You shall not worship their gods, nor serve them, nor do according to their deeds H4639; but you shall utterly overthrow them and break their memorial stones in pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:10 - and they saw the God of Israel; and under His feet [fn]there appeared to be a pavement of sapphire, [fn]as clear as the sky itself.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:1 - “Moreover, you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twisted linen and [fn]violet, purple, and scarlet material; you shall make them with cherubim, the work H4639 of a skilled embroiderer.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:31 - “You shall also make a veil of violet, purple, and scarlet material, and fine twisted linen; it shall be made with cherubim, the work H4639 of a skilled embroiderer.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:36 - “You shall also make a curtain for the doorway of the tent of violet, purple, and scarlet material and fine twisted linen, the work H4639 of a [fn]weaver.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:4 - “You shall also make for it a grating, a netting of bronze, and on the netting you shall make four bronze rings [fn]at its four corners.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:16 - “And for the gate of the courtyard there shall be a curtain of [fn]twenty cubits, of [fn]violet, purple, and scarlet material and fine twisted linen, the work H4639 of a [fn]weaver, with their four pillars and their four bases.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:6 - “They shall also make the ephod of gold, of violet, purple, and scarlet material, and fine twisted linen, the work H4639 of the skilled embroiderer.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:8 - “The skillfully woven band of its overlay, which is on it, shall be like its workmanship H4639, [fn]of the same material: of gold, of violet and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:11 - [fn]As a jeweler engraves a signet, you shall engrave the two stones according to the names of the sons of Israel; you shall [fn]set them in filigree settings of gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:14 - and two chains of pure gold; you shall make them of twisted cord work H4639, and you shall put the corded chains on the filigree settings.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:15 - “You shall make a [fn]breastpiece of judgment, the work H4639 of a skilled embroiderer; like the work H4639 of the ephod you shall make it: of gold, of violet, purple, and scarlet material, and fine twisted linen you shall make it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:22 - “You shall also make on the [fn]breastpiece twisted chains of cord work H4639 in pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:32 - “There shall be an opening [fn]at its top in the middle of it; around its opening there shall be a binding of woven work H4639, like the opening of a coat of mail, so that it will not be torn.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:39 - “And you shall weave the tunic of checkered work of fine linen, and shall make a turban of fine linen, and you shall make a sash, the work H4639 of a [fn]weaver.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:25 - “You shall make [fn]from these a holy anointing oil, a fragrant mixture of ointments, the work H4639 of a perfumer; it shall be a holy anointing oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:35 - “You shall make incense from it all, a skillful mixture, the work H4639 of a perfumer, salted, pure, and holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:16 - The tablets were God’s work H4639, and the writing was God’s writing engraved on the tablets.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:10 - Then [fn]God said, “Behold, I am going to make a covenant. Before all your people I will perform miracles which have not been [fn]produced in all the earth nor among any of the nations; and all the people [fn]among whom you live will see the working H4639 of the LORD, for it is a fearful thing that I am going to perform with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:8 - All the [fn]skillful people among those who were performing the work made the [fn]tabernacle with ten curtains; of fine twisted linen and [fn]violet, purple, and scarlet material, with cherubim, the work H4639 of a skilled embroiderer, [fn]Bezalel made them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:35 - Moreover, he made the veil of violet, purple, and scarlet material, and fine twisted linen; he made it with cherubim, the work H4639 of a skilled embroiderer.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:37 - He also made a curtain for the doorway of the tent, of violet, purple, and scarlet material, and fine twisted linen, the work H4639 of a [fn]weaver;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:29 - Then he made the holy anointing oil and the pure, fragrant incense of spices, the work H4639 of a perfumer.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:4 - And he made for the altar a grating of bronze netting beneath, under its ledge, reaching halfway up.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:18 - Now the curtain of the gate of the courtyard was the work H4639 of the [fn]weaver, of [fn]violet, purple, and scarlet material and fine twisted linen. And the length was twenty cubits and the [fn]height was five cubits, corresponding to the hangings of the courtyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:3 - Then they hammered out gold sheets and cut them into threads [fn]to be woven in with the violet, the purple, and the scarlet material, and the fine linen, the work H4639 of a skilled embroiderer.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:5 - And the skillfully woven band of its overlay which was on it was like its workmanship H4639, [fn]of the same material: of gold and of violet, purple, and scarlet material, and fine twisted linen, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:8 - And he made the breastpiece, the work H4639 of a skilled embroiderer, like the workmanship H4639 of the ephod: of gold and of violet, purple, and scarlet material and fine twisted linen.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:15 - And they made for the breastpiece chains like cords, work H4639 of twisted cords of pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:22 - Then he made the robe of the ephod of woven work H4639, all of violet;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:27 - They also made the tunics of finely woven linen for Aaron and his sons,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:29 - and the sash of fine twisted linen, and violet, purple, and scarlet material, the work H4639 of the [fn]weaver, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:3 - ‘You shall not do [fn]what H4639 is done H4639 in the land of Egypt where you lived, nor are you to do [fn]what H4639 is done H4639 in the land of Canaan where I am bringing you; you shall not walk in their statutes.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 8:4 - Now this was the workmanship H4639 of the lampstand, hammered work of gold; from its base to its flower ornamentation it was hammered work; according to the [fn]pattern which the LORD had shown Moses, so he made the lampstand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:28 - Then Moses said, “By this you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these deeds H4639; for it is not [fn]my doing.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:20 - “And you shall purify for yourselves every garment, every article of leather, every work H4639 of goats’ hair, and every article of wood.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:51 - Moses and Eleazar the priest took the gold from them, all kinds of crafted H4639 articles.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:7 - “For the LORD your God has blessed you in all [fn]that you have done; He has known your [fn]wandering through this great wilderness. These forty years the LORD your God has been with you; you have not lacked anything.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:24 - ‘Lord [fn]GOD, You have begun to show Your servant Your greatness and Your strong hand; for what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works H4639 and mighty acts as Yours?

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