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Lexicon :: Strong's H4643 - maʿăśēr

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1711h

Strong’s Definitions

מַעֲשֵׂר maʻăsêr, mah-as-ayr'; or מַעֲשַׂר maʻăsar; and (in plural) feminine מַעַשְׂרָה maʻasrâh; from H6240; a tenth; especially a tithe:—tenth (part), tithe(-ing).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's H4643 in the following manner: tithe (27x), tenth part (2x), tenth (2x), tithing (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H4643 in the following manner: tithe (27x), tenth part (2x), tenth (2x), tithing (1x).
  1. tithe, tenth part

    1. tenth part

    2. tithe, payment of a tenth part

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַעֲשֵׂר maʻăsêr, mah-as-ayr'; or מַעֲשַׂר maʻăsar; and (in plural) feminine מַעַשְׂרָה maʻasrâh; from H6240; a tenth; especially a tithe:—tenth (part), tithe(-ing).
STRONGS H4643: Abbreviations
מַעֲשֵׂר noun masculineNumbers 18:28 tenth part, tithe; — absolute מ׳ Numbers 18:26 +; construct מַעְשַׂר Leviticus 27:30 +, מַעֲשַׂר Nehemiah 10:39 (before הַמַּעֲשֵׂר); suffix מַעַשְׂרוֺ Leviticus 27:31; plural absolute מַעַשְׂרוֺת Nehemiah 12:44; suffix מַעְשְׂרֹתֵידֶם Amos 4:4 3 times; —
1. tenth part of homer Ezekiel 45:11, of bath Ezekiel 45:14.
2. tithe, payment of tenth part: with מִן of thing Genesis 14:20; Numbers 18:26; usually construct before noun of thing Deuteronomy 12:17; Deuteronomy 14:23,28; Deuteronomy 26:12; Leviticus 27:30,32; 2 Chronicles 31:5,6 (twice in verse); Nehemiah 10:38; Nehemiah 10:39; Nehemiah 13:5,12; absolute Numbers 18:21,26 (twice in verse); Malachi 3:8,10; 2 Chronicles 31:12; Nehemiah 10:39; Nehemiah 12:44; שְׁנַת הַמּ׳ Deuteronomy 26:12 the year of the tithe (i.e. of tithing); with genitive person paying tithe Amos 4:4; Deuteronomy 12:6,11; Leviticus 27:31; Numbers 18:24,28. — compare RSSem.i. 228 ff.; 2nd ed. 245 ff.; Proph. Lect. ii. N. NowArchaeology i. 313; ii. 257 f. BenzArchaeology 309, 460 f. DrDt. 168 ff.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




27:30; 27:30; 27:31; 27:31; 27:32


18:21; 18:24; 18:26; 18:26; 18:26; 18:28; 18:28


12:6; 12:11; 12:17; 14:23; 14:28; 26:12; 26:12

2 Chronicles

31:5; 31:6; 31:12


10:38; 10:39; 10:39; 10:39; 12:44; 12:44; 13:5; 13:12


45:11; 45:14


4:4; 4:4


3:8; 3:10


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4643 matches the Hebrew מַעֲשֵׂר (maʿăśēr),
which occurs 32 times in 27 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:20 - and blessed be God Most High,
who has delivered your enemies into your hand!” And Abram gave him a tenth of everything.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:30 - “Every tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the trees, is the LORD’s; it is holy to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:31 - If a man wishes to redeem some of his tithe, he shall add a fifth to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:32 - And every tithe of herds and flocks, every tenth animal of all that pass under the herdsman’s staff, shall be holy to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:21 - “To the Levites I have given every tithe in Israel for an inheritance, in return for their service that they do, their service in the tent of meeting,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:24 - For the tithe of the people of Israel, which they present as a contribution to the LORD, I have given to the Levites for an inheritance. Therefore I have said of them that they shall have no inheritance among the people of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:26 - “Moreover, you shall speak and say to the Levites, ‘When you take from the people of Israel the tithe that I have given you from them for your inheritance, then you shall present a contribution from it to the LORD, a tithe of the tithe.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:28 - So you shall also present a contribution to the LORD from all your tithes, which you receive from the people of Israel. And from it you shall give the LORD’s contribution to Aaron the priest.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:6 - and there you shall bring your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and the contribution that you present, your vow offerings, your freewill offerings, and the firstborn of your herd and of your flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:11 - then to the place that the LORD your God will choose, to make his name dwell there, there you shall bring all that I command you: your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and the contribution that you present, and all your finest vow offerings that you vow to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:17 - You may not eat within your towns the tithe of your grain or of your wine or of your oil, or the firstborn of your herd or of your flock, or any of your vow offerings that you vow, or your freewill offerings or the contribution that you present,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:23 - And before the LORD your God, in the place that he will choose, to make his name dwell there, you shall eat the tithe of your grain, of your wine, and of your oil, and the firstborn of your herd and flock, that you may learn to fear the LORD your God always.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:28 - “At the end of every three years you shall bring out all the tithe of your produce in the same year and lay it up within your towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:12 - “When you have finished paying all the tithe of your produce in the third year, which is the year of tithing, giving it to the Levite, the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, so that they may eat within your towns and be filled,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:5 - As soon as the command was spread abroad, the people of Israel gave in abundance the firstfruits of grain, wine, oil, honey, and of all the produce of the field. And they brought in abundantly the tithe of everything.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:6 - And the people of Israel and Judah who lived in the cities of Judah also brought in the tithe of cattle and sheep, and the tithe of the dedicated things that had been dedicated to the LORD their God, and laid them in heaps.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:12 - And they faithfully brought in the contributions, the tithes, and the dedicated things. The chief officer in charge of them was Conaniah the Levite, with Shimei his brother as second,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:37 - and to bring the first of our dough, and our contributions, the fruit of every tree, the wine and the oil, to the priests, to the chambers of the house of our God; and to bring to the Levites the tithes from our ground, for it is the Levites who collect the tithes in all our towns where we labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:38 - And the priest, the son of Aaron, shall be with the Levites when the Levites receive the tithes. And the Levites shall bring up the tithe of the tithes to the house of our God, to the chambers of the storehouse.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:44 - On that day men were appointed over the storerooms, the contributions, the firstfruits, and the tithes, to gather into them the portions required by the Law for the priests and for the Levites according to the fields of the towns, for Judah rejoiced over the priests and the Levites who ministered.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:5 - prepared for Tobiah a large chamber where they had previously put the grain offering, the frankincense, the vessels, and the tithes of grain, wine, and oil, which were given by commandment to the Levites, singers, and gatekeepers, and the contributions for the priests.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:12 - Then all Judah brought the tithe of the grain, wine, and oil into the storehouses.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:11 - The ephah and the bath shall be of the same measure, the bath containing one tenth of a homer,[fn] and the ephah one tenth of a homer; the homer shall be the standard measure.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:14 - and as the fixed portion of oil, measured in baths, one tenth of a bath from each cor[fn] (the cor, like the homer, contains ten baths).[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:4 - “Come to Bethel, and transgress;
to Gilgal, and multiply transgression;
bring your sacrifices every morning,
your tithes every three days;
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:8 - Will man rob God? Yet you are robbing me. But you say, ‘How have we robbed you?’ In your tithes and contributions.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:10 - Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test, says the LORD of hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you a blessing until there is no more need.
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