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Lexicon :: Strong's H4643 - maʿăśēr

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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 [fn]God Most High,

Who has handed over your enemies to you.”

And he gave him a tenth H4643 of everything.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:30 -

‘Now all the tithe H4643 of the land, of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree, is the LORD’S; it is holy to the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:31 - ‘If, therefore, someone should ever want to redeem part of his tithe H4643, he shall add to it a fifth of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:32 - ‘For every tenth H4643 part H4643 of herd or flock, whatever passes under the rod, the tenth one shall be holy to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:21 -

“To the sons of Levi, behold, I have given all the tithe H4643 in Israel as an inheritance, in return for their service which they perform, the service of the tent of meeting.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:24 - “For the tithe H4643 of the sons of Israel, which they offer as an offering to the LORD, I have given to the Levites as an inheritance; therefore I have said concerning them, ‘They shall have no inheritance among the sons of Israel.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:26 - “Moreover, you shall speak to the Levites and say to them, ‘When you take from the sons of Israel the tithe H4643 which I have given you from them for your inheritance, then you shall present an offering from it to the LORD, a tithe H4643 of the tithe H4643.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:28 - ‘So you shall also present an offering to the LORD from all your tithes H4643, which you receive from the sons of Israel; and from it you shall give the LORD’S offering to Aaron the priest.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:6 - “You shall bring there your burnt offerings, your sacrifices, your tithes H4643, the [fn]contribution of your hand, your vowed offerings, your [fn]voluntary offerings, and the firstborn of your herd and of your flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:11 - then it shall come about that the place in which the LORD your God will choose for His name to dwell, there you shall bring everything that I command you: your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes H4643 and the [fn]contribution of your hand, and all your choice vowed offerings which you will vow to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:17 - “You are not allowed to eat within your gates the tithe H4643 of your grain, new wine, or oil, or the firstborn of your herd or flock, or any of your vowed offerings which you vow, or your [fn]voluntary offerings, or the [fn]contribution of your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:23 - “You shall eat in the presence of the LORD your God, at the place where He chooses to establish His name, the tithe H4643 of your grain, your new wine, your oil, and the firstborn of your herd and your flock, so that you may learn to fear the LORD your God always.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:28 -

“At the end of every third year you shall bring out all the tithe H4643 of your produce in that year, and you shall deposit it in your [fn]town.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:12 -

“When you have finished paying all the tithe H4643 of your produce in the third year, the year of the tithe H4643, then you shall give it to the Levite, to the stranger, to the [fn]orphan, and to the widow, so that they may eat in your [fn]towns and be satisfied.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:5 - As soon as the [fn]order spread, the sons of Israel abundantly provided the first fruits of grain, new wine, oil, honey, and of all the produce of the field; and they brought in abundantly the tithe H4643 of everything.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:6 - The sons of Israel and Judah who lived in the cities of Judah also brought in the tithe H4643 of oxen and sheep, and the tithe H4643 of [fn]sacred gifts which were consecrated to the LORD their God, and placed them in heaps.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:12 - They faithfully brought in the contributions, the tithes H4643, and the consecrated things; and Conaniah the Levite was the officer in charge of them, and his brother Shimei was second.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:37 - We will also bring the first of our [fn]dough, our contributions, the fruit of every tree, the new wine, and the oil to the priests at the chambers of the house of our God, and the tithe H4643 of our ground to the Levites, for the Levites are they who receive the tithes in all the rural towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:38 - And the priest, the son of Aaron, shall be with the Levites when the Levites receive tithes, and the Levites shall bring up the tenth H4643 of the tithes H4643 to the house of our God, to the chambers of the storehouse.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:44 -

On that day men were also appointed over the chambers for the supplies, the contributions, the first fruits, and the tithes H4643, to gather into them from the fields of the cities the portions required by the Law for the priests and Levites; for Judah rejoiced over the priests and the Levites who [fn]served.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:5 - had prepared a large [fn]room for him, where previously they used to put the grain offerings, the frankincense, the utensils and the tithes H4643 of grain, wine, and oil prescribed for the Levites, the singers, and the gatekeepers, and the [fn]contributions for the priests.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:12 - All Judah then brought the tithe H4643 of the grain, wine, and oil into the storehouses.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:11 - “The ephah and the bath shall be [fn]the same quantity, so that the bath will contain a tenth H4643 of a homer, and the ephah a tenth of a [fn]homer; [fn]their standard shall be according to the homer.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:14 - and the prescribed portion of oil (namely, the bath of oil), a tenth H4643 of a bath from each kor (which is ten baths or a homer, for ten baths are a homer);
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:4 -

“Enter Bethel and do wrong;

In Gilgal multiply wrongdoing!

Bring your sacrifices every morning,

Your tithes H4643 every three days.

Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:8 -

“Would anyone rob God? Yet you are robbing Me! But you say, ‘How have we robbed You?’ In tithes H4643 and [fn]offerings.

Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:10 - “Bring the whole tithe H4643 into the storehouse, so that there may be food in My house, and put Me to the test now in this,” says the LORD of armies, “if I do not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you a blessing until [fn]it overflows.
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