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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 - Adah 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, silver, and 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 Canaanites and the Perizzites were living in the land at that time.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:14 - for he had possessions H4735 of flocks [fn]and herds, and a great household, so that the Philistines envied him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:7 - Then he said, “Look, it is still high day; it is not time for the livestock H4735 to be gathered. Water the sheep, and go, pasture them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:29 - But Jacob 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 - “So God has taken away 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 property which he had acquired, the livestock H4735 he possessed which he had acquired in Paddan-aram, 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 his daughter Dinah; but his sons were with his livestock H4735 in the field, so Jacob said nothing until they came in.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:23 - “Will their livestock H4735 and their property and all their animals not be ours? Let’s just consent to them, and they will live with us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:6 - Then Esau took his wives, his sons, his daughters, and all [fn]his household, and his livestock H4735 and all his cattle, and all his property which he had acquired in the land of Canaan, and went to another land away from his brother Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:7 - For their possessions had become too great for them to live together, and the land where they resided could not support them because of their livestock H4735.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:6 - They also took their livestock H4735 and their possessions, which they had acquired in the land of Canaan, and came to Egypt, Jacob and all his [fn]descendants 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 - you shall say, ‘Your servants have been [fn]keepers of livestock H4735 since our youth even until now, both we and our fathers,’ so that you may 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; settle your father and your brothers in the best of the land, let them live in the land of Goshen; and if you know any capable 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 is [fn]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 - But when that year ended, they came to him the [fn]next year and said to him, “We will not hide from my lord the fact that our money is all spent, and the [fn]livestock H4735 are my lord’s. There is nothing left [fn]for my lord except our bodies and our lands.
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 the LORD [fn]will come with a very severe plague 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 the LORD 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 the LORD did this thing on the next day, and all the livestock H4735 of Egypt died; but not one of the livestock H4735 of the sons of Israel died.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:7 - And Pharaoh sent men, and they learned that, behold, not even one of the livestock H4735 of Israel was dead. But the heart of Pharaoh was [fn]hardened, and he did not let the people go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:19 - “So now, send word, bring your livestock H4735 and whatever you have in the field to safety. Every person and animal that is found in the field and is not brought home, when the hail comes down on them, will die.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:20 - Everyone among the servants of Pharaoh who [fn]feared the word of the LORD hurried to bring his servants and his livestock H4735 into the houses;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:21 - but everyone who [fn]did not pay regard to the word of the LORD [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 be left behind, for we shall take some of them to serve the LORD our God. And until we arrive there, we ourselves do not know with what we shall serve the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:38 - A mixed multitude also went up with them, [fn]along with flocks and herds, a very large number of livestock H4735.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:3 - But the people were thirsty for water there; and [fn]they grumbled against Moses and said, “Why is it that you have you brought us up from Egypt, to kill [fn]us and [fn]our children and [fn]our livestock H4735 with thirst?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:19 - “The [fn]firstborn from every womb belongs to Me, and all your male livestock H4735, the [fn]firstborn from [fn]cattle and sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:19 - Again, the sons of Israel said to him, “We will go up by the road, 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 more.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:9 - And the sons of Israel took captive the women of Midian and their little ones; and they plundered all their cattle, all their flocks H4735, and all their property.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:1 - Now the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad had a very large number of livestock H4735. So when 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 the LORD [fn]conquered before the congregation of Israel, is a land for livestock H4735, and your servants have livestock H4735.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:16 - Then they approached him and said, “We will build sheepfolds for our livestock H4735 here 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 - ‘However, your wives, 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 livestock H4735 shall remain in the land which Moses gave you beyond the Jordan, but you shall cross ahead of your brothers in battle formation, 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 said to [fn]them, “Return to your tents with great riches and with very many livestock H4735, with silver, gold, bronze, iron, and with very many clothes; divide the spoils of your enemies with your brothers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:5 - For they would come up with their livestock H4735 and their tents, they would come in like locusts in number, and both they and their camels were innumerable; and they came into the land to ruin it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:21 - Then they turned and left, and put the children, the livestock H4735, and the valuables in front of them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:5 - Then David and his men went to Keilah and fought the Philistines; and he drove away their livestock H4735 and struck them with a great slaughter. So David saved the inhabitants of Keilah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:20 - So David had [fn]captured all the sheep and the cattle which the people drove ahead of [fn]the other livestock H4735, and they said, “This is David’s plunder.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:17 - “For the LORD says this: ‘You will not see wind, nor will you see rain; yet that valley shall be filled with water, so that you will drink, you, your livestock H4735, and your other animals.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:9 - Toward the east he settled as far as the entrance of the wilderness from the river Euphrates, because their livestock H4735 had increased in the land of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:21 - They took away their livestock H4735: their fifty thousand camels, 250,000 sheep, and two thousand donkeys; and a hundred thousand [fn]people.
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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