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Lexicon :: Strong's H4670 - mip̄tān

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as פֶּתֶן (H6620)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1858b

Strong’s Definitions

מִפְתָּן miphtân, mif-tawn'; from the same as H6620; a stretcher, i.e. a sill:—threshold.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H4670 in the following manner: threshold (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H4670 in the following manner: threshold (8x).
  1. threshold

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מִפְתָּן miphtân, mif-tawn'; from the same as H6620; a stretcher, i.e. a sill:—threshold.
STRONGS H4670: Abbreviations
מִפְתָּן noun [masculine] threshold (compare Late Hebrew פָּתִין cross-beam; ? Arabic bdb083703 carpenter;); — absolute מ׳ 1 Samuel 5:4; Zephaniah 1:9; construct מִפְתַּן דָּגוֺן 1 Samuel 5:5, הַבַּיִת מ׳ Ezekiel 9:3; Ezekiel 10:4, 18; Ezekiel 47:1, הַשַּׁצר מ׳ Ezekiel 46:2.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

5:4; 5:5


9:3; 10:4; 10:18; 46:2; 47:1




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Strong's Number H4670 matches the Hebrew מִפְתָּן (mip̄tān),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:4 - And when they arose early on the morrow morning, behold, Dagon was fallen upon his face to the ground before the ark of the LORD; and the head of Dagon and both the palms of his hands were cut off upon the threshold; H4670 only the stump of Dagon was left to him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:5 - Therefore neither the priests of Dagon, nor any that come into Dagon's house, tread on the threshold H4670 of Dagon in Ashdod unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:3 - And the glory of the God of Israel was gone up from the cherub, whereupon he was, to the threshold H4670 of the house. And he called to the man clothed with linen, which had the writer's inkhorn by his side;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:4 - Then the glory of the LORD went up from the cherub, and stood over the threshold H4670 of the house; and the house was filled with the cloud, and the court was full of the brightness of the LORD'S glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:18 - Then the glory of the LORD departed from off the threshold H4670 of the house, and stood over the cherubims.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 46:2 - And the prince shall enter by the way of the porch of that gate without, and shall stand by the post of the gate, and the priests shall prepare his burnt offering and his peace offerings, and he shall worship at the threshold H4670 of the gate: then he shall go forth; but the gate shall not be shut until the evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:1 - Afterward he brought me again unto the door of the house; and, behold, waters issued out from under the threshold H4670 of the house eastward: for the forefront of the house stood toward the east, and the waters came down from under from the right side of the house, at the south side of the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:9 - In the same day also will I punish all those that leap on the threshold, H4670 which fill their masters' houses with violence and deceit.
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