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Lexicon :: Strong's H4735 - miqnê

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2039b

Strong’s Definitions

מִקְנֶה miqneh, mik-neh'; from H7069; something bought, i.e. property, but only live stock; abstractly, acquisition:—cattle, flock, herd, possession, purchase, substance.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 75x

The KJV translates Strong's H4735 in the following manner: cattle (63x), possession (5x), flocks (3x), substance (2x), herds (1x), purchase (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 75x
The KJV translates Strong's H4735 in the following manner: cattle (63x), possession (5x), flocks (3x), substance (2x), herds (1x), purchase (1x).
  1. cattle, livestock

    1. cattle, livestock

      1. in general of a purchasable domestic animal

    2. cows, sheep, goats (in herds and flocks)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מִקְנֶה miqneh, mik-neh'; from H7069; something bought, i.e. property, but only live stock; abstractly, acquisition:—cattle, flock, herd, possession, purchase, substance.
STRONGS H4735: Abbreviations
מִקְנֶה 76 noun masculine Exodus 10:26 cattle; — absolute מ׳ Genesis 46:32 +; construct מִקְנֵה Genesis 13:7 +; suffix מִקְנֵהוּ Genesis 31:18 +, מִקְנֶיךָ Isaiah 30:23 (Ges§ 93, 88), etc.; plural suffix (but see Köii. 112 f.) מִקְנַי Exodus 17:3 +, מִקְנֵיכֶם Genesis 47:16 +, etc.; —
1. cattle in general, including cows, sheep, horses, asses, camels (any or all of them), as purchasable domestic animals, Genesis 47:16 (twice in verse); Genesis 47:17 (twice in verse); Exodus 9:3 + (J), Exodus 10:26 (E), Deuteronomy 3:19 (not in P), Job 1:3; Psalm 78:48; Jeremiah 9:9 [Jeremiah 9:10]; 1 Chronicles 5:21+; so probably ישֵׁב אֹהֶל וּמִקְנֶה Genesis 4:20 (J) of nomads, מִקְנֵה הַבְּהֵמָה Genesis 47:18 (J).
2. specifically of cows, sheep, and goats in herds and flocks Genesis 13:2 (J), Genesis 31:9 (E), Genesis 31:18; Genesis 36:7; Genesis 46:6; Numbers 32:1 (all P), Isaiah 30:23 +; רֹעֵי מ׳ Genesis 46:32, 34 (J), שָׂרֵי מ׳ Genesis 47:6 (P), compare 1 Chronicles 28:1; רֹקעי מ׳ Genesis 13:7 (twice in verse) (J); distinguished from בְּהֵמָה Numbers 31:9 (P), Numbers 32:26; 2 Kings 3:17; from קנין Joshua 14:4 (P) Ezekiel 38:12, 13; from both Genesis 34:23; Genesis 36:6 (P); צאן ונקר מָ׳ 2 Chronicles 32:29 בקר וצאן מ׳ Ecclesiastes 2:7 בקר צאן ומ׳ מ׳ Genesis 26:14; Genesis 47:17 (J); sheep only Genesis 29:7 (J) Numbers 32:16 (E). — מִקְנֵה הַשָּׂדֶה Genesis 49:32 (P) read מִקְנַת; מִקְנֶה אַף על עוֺלֶךְ Job 36:33 read מַקְנֶה (Hiph. Participle), or מְקַנֶּךְ (Pi. Participle) metaphorical from קנא, Hi Bö Di Du; 1 Samuel 30:20 strike out הַמּ׳ Greek Version of the LXX We Dr and others, see especially HPS.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:20; 13:2; 13:7; 13:7; 26:14; 29:7; 31:9; 31:18; 31:18; 34:23; 36:6; 36:7; 46:6; 46:32; 46:32; 46:34; 47:6; 47:16; 47:16; 47:17; 47:17; 47:18; 49:32


9:3; 10:26; 10:26; 17:3


31:9; 32:1; 32:16; 32:26





1 Samuel


2 Kings


1 Chronicles

5:21; 28:1

2 Chronicles



1:3; 36:33






30:23; 30:23




38:12; 38:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4735 matches the Hebrew מִקְנֶה (miqnê),
which occurs 76 times in 64 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 4:20–1Ch 7:21)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:20 - And Adah [fn]gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and have livestock H4735.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:2 -

Now Abram was very rich in livestock H4735, in silver and in gold.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:7 - And there was strife between the herdsmen of Abram’s livestock H4735 and the herdsmen of Lot’s livestock H4735. Now the Canaanite and the Perizzite were living then in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:14 - and he had possessions H4735 of flocks and possessions H4735 of herds and many servants, so that the Philistines were jealous of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:7 - And he said, “Behold, it is still high day; it is not time for the livestock H4735 to be gathered. Give water to the sheep to drink, and go, pasture them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:29 - But he said to him, “You yourself know how I have served you and how your livestock H4735 have [fn]fared with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:9 - “Thus God has delivered your father’s livestock H4735 and given them to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:18 - and he drove away all his livestock H4735 and all his possessions which he had accumulated, his acquired livestock H4735 which he had accumulated in Paddan-aram, in order to go to the land of Canaan to his father Isaac.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:17 - But Jacob journeyed to [fn]Succoth and built for himself a house and made booths for his livestock H4735; therefore the place is named Succoth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:5 - Now Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter; but his sons were with his livestock H4735 in the field, so Jacob kept silent until they came in.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:23 - “Will not their livestock H4735 and what they acquire and all their cattle be ours? Only let us consent to them, and they will [fn]live with us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:6 -

Then Esau took his wives and his sons and his daughters and all [fn]his household, and his livestock H4735 and all his cattle and all his acquired goods, which he had accumulated in the land of Canaan, and he went to a land away from his brother Jacob.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:7 - For their possessions had become too great for them to [fn]live together, and the land where they sojourned could not sustain them because of their livestock H4735.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:6 - And they took their livestock H4735 and their possessions, which they had accumulated in the land of Canaan, and they came to Egypt, Jacob and all his seed with him:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:32 - and the men are shepherds, for they have been [fn]keepers of livestock H4735; and they have brought their flocks and their herds and all that they have.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:34 - then you shall say, ‘Your servants have been [fn]keepers of livestock H4735 from our youth and until now, both we and our fathers,’ that you may [fn]live in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an abomination to the Egyptians.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:6 - “The land of Egypt is [fn]at your disposal; have your father and your brothers settle in the best of the land, let them settle in the land of Goshen; and if you know any excellent men among them, then [fn]put them in charge of my livestock H4735.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:16 - Then Joseph said, “Give up your livestock H4735, and I will give you food for your livestock H4735, since your money [fn]is gone.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:17 - So they brought their livestock H4735 to Joseph, and Joseph gave them [fn]food in exchange for the horses and the [fn]flocks and the herds and the donkeys; and he [fn]fed them with [fn]food in exchange for all their livestock H4735 [fn]that year.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:18 - Then that year came to an end. And they came to him the [fn]next year and said to him, “We will not hide from my lord that our money has come to an end, and the [fn]livestock H4735 are my lord’s. There is nothing left [fn]for my lord except our bodies and our land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:32 - the field and the cave that is in it, purchased H4735 from the sons of Heth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:3 - behold, the hand of Yahweh [fn]will come with a very heavy pestilence on your livestock H4735 which are in the field, on the horses, on the donkeys, on the camels, on the herds, and on the flocks.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:4 - “But Yahweh will make a distinction between the livestock H4735 of Israel and the livestock H4735 of Egypt, so that nothing will die of all that belongs to the sons of Israel.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:6 - So Yahweh did this thing on the next day, and all the livestock H4735 of Egypt died; but of the livestock H4735 of the sons of Israel, not one died.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:7 - And Pharaoh sent, and behold, there was not even one of the livestock H4735 of Israel dead. But the heart of Pharaoh was [fn]hardened with firmness, and he did not let the people go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:19 - “So now, send, bring your livestock H4735 and whatever you have in the field to safety. Every man and beast that is found in the field and is not brought home, the hail will come down on them, and they will die.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:20 - The one among the servants of Pharaoh who [fn]feared the word of Yahweh made his servants and his livestock H4735 flee into the houses;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:21 - but he who did not [fn]consider in his heart the word of Yahweh [fn]left his servants and his livestock H4735 in the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:26 - “Therefore, our livestock H4735 too shall go with us; not a hoof shall remain behind, for we shall take some of them to serve Yahweh our God. And until we come there, we ourselves do not know with what we shall serve Yahweh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:38 - A [fn]foreign multitude also went up with them, [fn]along with flocks and herds, a very [fn]large number of livestock H4735.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:3 - But the people thirsted there for water; and [fn]they grumbled against Moses and said, “Why, now, have you brought us up from Egypt, to put [fn]us and [fn]our children and [fn]our livestock H4735 to death with thirst?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:19 -

“The first offspring from every womb belongs to Me, even of all your male livestock H4735, the first offspring from [fn]cattle and sheep.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:19 - Again, the sons of Israel said to him, “We will go up by the highway, and if I and my livestock H4735 do drink any of your water, then I will [fn]pay its price. Let me only pass through on my feet, [fn]nothing else.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:9 - And the sons of Israel captured the women of Midian and their little ones; and all their cattle and all their flocks H4735 and all their goods they plundered.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:1 -

Now the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad had an exceedingly large number of livestock H4735. And they saw the land of Jazer and the land of Gilead, that [fn]it was indeed a place suitable for livestock H4735,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:4 - the land, which Yahweh struck before the congregation of Israel, is a land for livestock H4735, and your servants have livestock H4735.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:16 -

Then they came near to him and said, “We will build here sheepfolds for our livestock H4735 and cities for our little ones;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:26 - “Our little ones, our wives, our livestock H4735, and all our cattle shall [fn]remain there in the cities of Gilead;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:19 - ‘But your wives and your little ones and your livestock H4735 (I know that you have much livestock H4735) shall remain in your cities which I have given you,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:14 - “Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle H4735 shall remain in the land which Moses gave you beyond the Jordan, but you shall cross before your brothers in battle array, all your valiant warriors, and shall help them
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:4 - For the sons of Joseph were two tribes, Manasseh and Ephraim, and they did not give a portion to the Levites in the land, except cities to live in, with their pasture lands for their livestock H4735 and for their property.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:8 - and spoke to them, saying, “Return to your tents with great riches and with very much livestock H4735, with silver, gold, bronze, iron, and with very many clothes; divide the spoil of your enemies with your brothers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:5 - For they would go up with their livestock H4735 and their tents; they would come in like locusts for number, both they and their camels were innumerable; and they came into the land to make it a ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:21 -

Then they turned and went away and put the little ones and the livestock H4735 and the valuables in front of them.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:5 - So David and his men went to Keilah and fought with the Philistines; and he led away their livestock H4735 and struck them with a great slaughter. Thus David saved the inhabitants of Keilah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:20 - And David took all the sheep and the cattle which the people drove ahead of [fn]the other livestock H4735, and they said, “This is David’s spoil.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:17 - “For thus says Yahweh, ‘You shall not see wind nor shall you see rain; yet that valley shall be filled with water, so that you shall drink, both you and your livestock H4735 and your cattle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:9 - To the east he lived as far as the entrance of the wilderness from the river Euphrates, because their cattle H4735 had increased in the land of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:21 - They took captive their cattle H4735: their 50,000 camels, 250,000 sheep, 2,000 donkeys; and 100,000 [fn]men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:21 - Zabad his son, Shuthelah his son, and Ezer and Elead whom the men of Gath who were born in the land killed, because they came down to take their livestock H4735.

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