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Lexicon :: Strong's H4820 - mirmâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From רָמָה (H7411) in the sense of deceiving
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TWOT Reference: 2169b

Strong’s Definitions

מִרְמָה mirmâh, meer-maw'; from H7411 in the sense of deceiving; fraud:—craft, deceit(-ful, -fully), false, feigned, guile, subtilly, treachery.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's H4820 in the following manner: deceit (20x), deceitful (8x), deceitfully (3x), false (2x), guile (2x), feigned (1x), craft (1x), subtilty (1x), treachery (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's H4820 in the following manner: deceit (20x), deceitful (8x), deceitfully (3x), false (2x), guile (2x), feigned (1x), craft (1x), subtilty (1x), treachery (1x).
  1. deceit, treachery

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מִרְמָה mirmâh, meer-maw'; from H7411 in the sense of deceiving; fraud:—craft, deceit(-ful, -fully), false, feigned, guile, subtilly, treachery.
STRONGS H4820: Abbreviations
† II. מִרְמָה noun feminine deceit, treachery; — absolute מ׳ Amos 8:5 +; plural absolute מִרְמוֺת Psalm 10:7 +; — deceit, of balances, מאןזנֵי מ׳ i.e. deceptive balances Amos 8:5 (|| שֶׁקֶר), Hosea 12:8; Proverbs 11:1 (opposed to קֶבֶן שְׁלֵמָה), Proverbs 20:23, אַבְנֵי מ׳ Micah 6:11 (see [מאזן]); especially treachery, craftiness, 2 Kings 9:23, בְּמ׳ treacherously, Genesis 27:35 (J), and (of crafty speech) Genesis 34:13 (P); שִׂמְּתֵי מ׳ Psalm 17:1 i.e. treacherous lips, לְשׁוֺן מ׳ Psalm 52:6, מ׳ פִּ׳ Psalm 109:2 (|| לְשׁוֺן שָׁ֑קֶר), דִּבְרֵי מִרְמוֺת Psalm 35:20, נִשְׁבַע לְמ׳ Psalm 24:4 (|| לַשָּׁוְא); compare Isaiah 53:9 (|| חָמָס); also Hosea 12:1 (|| כַּחַשׁ), Jeremiah 5:27; Jeremiah 9:5 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 9:7; Zephaniah 1:9 (+ חָמָס), Psalm 10:7 (+ תֹּךְ), || עָמָל וָאֶוֶּן, Psalm 34:14; Psalm 36:4 (+ אָוֶן), Psalm 38:13; Psalm 59:19; Psalm 55:12 (+ תֹּךְ), Job 15:35; Job 31:5 (|| שָׁוְא), Proverbs 12:20; Proverbs 14:8; Proverbs 26:24; Daniel 8:25; opposed to מִשְׁפָּט Proverbs 12:5, + עֵר שְׁקָרִים Proverbs 12:17, + יָפִחַ כְּזָבִים Proverbs 14:25 (Hi Wild Toy read מְדַמֶּה for מרמה but II. דמה not elsewhere Pi); אִישׁ דָּמִים וּמ׳ Psalm 5:7 (|| דֹּבְרֵי בָזָב), compare Psalm 55:24, וְעַוְלָה אִישׁ מ׳ Psalm 43:1; יַעֲשֶׁה מ׳ Daniel 11:23. — II. מִרְמָה proper name.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


27:35; 34:13

2 Kings



15:35; 31:5


5:7; 10:7; 10:7; 17:1; 24:4; 34:14; 35:20; 36:4; 38:13; 43:1; 52:6; 55:12; 109:2


11:1; 12:5; 12:17; 12:20; 14:8; 14:25; 20:23; 26:24




5:27; 9:5; 9:7


8:25; 11:23


12:1; 12:8


8:5; 8:5






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4820 matches the Hebrew מִרְמָה (mirmâ),
which occurs 39 times in 38 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:35 - And he said, Thy brother came with subtilty, H4820 and hath taken away thy blessing.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:13 - And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully, H4820 and said, because he had defiled Dinah their sister:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:23 - And Joram turned his hands, and fled, and said to Ahaziah, There is treachery, H4820 O Ahaziah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:35 - They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepareth deceit. H4820
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:5 - If I have walked with vanity, or if my foot hath hasted to deceit; H4820
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:6 - Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful H4820 man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:7 - His mouth is full of cursing and deceit H4820 and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:1 - [[A Prayer of David.]] Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned H4820 lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 24:4 - He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully. H4820
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:13 - Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile. H4820
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:20 - For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful H4820 matters against them that are quiet in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:3 - The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: H4820 he hath left off to be wise, and to do good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:12 - They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits H4820 all the day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:1 - Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful H4820 and unjust man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:19 - Thou givest thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit. H4820
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:4 - Thou lovest all devouring words, O thou deceitful H4820 tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:11 - Wickedness is in the midst thereof: deceit and guile H4820 depart not from her streets.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:23 - But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful H4820 men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:2 - For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful H4820 are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:1 - A false H4820 balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:5 - The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit. H4820
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:17 - He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit. H4820
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:20 - Deceit H4820 is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellors of peace is joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:8 - The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit. H4820
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:25 - A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful H4820 witness speaketh lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:23 - Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false H4820 balance is not good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:24 - He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit H4820 within him;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:9 - And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit H4820 in his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:27 - As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: H4820 therefore they are become great, and waxen rich.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:6 - Thine habitation is in the midst of deceit; H4820 through deceit H4820 they refuse to know me, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:8 - Their tongue is as an arrow shot out; it speaketh deceit: H4820 one speaketh peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth, but in heart he layeth his wait.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:25 - And through his policy also he shall cause craft H4820 to prosper in his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and by peace shall destroy many: he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes; but he shall be broken without hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:23 - And after the league made with him he shall work deceitfully: H4820 for he shall come up, and shall become strong with a small people.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:12 - Ephraim compasseth me about with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit: H4820 but Judah yet ruleth with God, and is faithful with the saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:7 - He is a merchant, the balances of deceit H4820 are in his hand: he loveth to oppress.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:5 - Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit? H4820
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:11 - Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful H4820 weights?
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:9 - In the same day also will I punish all those that leap on the threshold, which fill their masters' houses with violence and deceit. H4820
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