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Lexicon :: Strong's H4872 - mōšê

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proper masculine noun
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Strong’s Definitions

מֹשֶׁה Môsheh, mo-sheh'; from H4871; drawing out (of the water), i.e. rescued; Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver:—Moses.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 766x

The KJV translates Strong's H4872 in the following manner: Moses (766x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 766x
The KJV translates Strong's H4872 in the following manner: Moses (766x).
  1. Moses = "drawn"

    1. the prophet and lawgiver, leader of the exodus

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מֹשֶׁה Môsheh, mo-sheh'; from H4871; drawing out (of the water), i.e. rescued; Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver:—Moses.
STRONGS H4872: Abbreviations
משֶׂה 767 proper name, masculine Moses, the great Hebrew leader, prophet and lawgiver (probably = Egyptian mes, mesu, child, son, EbGS 539, compare DiExodus 2:10, where see also older (abandoned) etymology); — מ׳ Exodus 2:10 + משֶׁ֑ה Exodus 2:15 +; name occurs + 706 times in Hexateuch (Exodus + 290 times, Leviticus + 86 times, Numbers + 233 times, Deuteronomy + 38 times, Joshua + 59 times), Judges + 4 times + Judges 18:30 where read משֶׁה for מְנַשֶּׁה (compare GFM); 1 Samuel 12:6, 1 Samuel 12:8, Kings + 10 times, Micah 6:4; Jeremiah 15:1; Isaiah 63:11, Isaiah 63:12; Malachi 3:22 [Malachi 4:4]; Psalm 77:21 [Psalm 77:20] + 7 times; Chronicles + 3 times, Daniel 9:11, Daniel 9:13; — Moses was son of Amram and Jochebed Exodus 6:20; Numbers 26:59 (both P), 1 Chronicles 5:29 [1 Chronicles 6:3]; 1 Chronicles 23:13; of tribe of Levi Exodus 2:1 (E; compare also foregoing); (younger) brother of Aaron Exodus 4:14 (J), Exodus 7:1, Exodus 7:6 , Exodus 7:7 (P), etc., and brother of Miriam Numbers 26:59 (P), 1 Chronicles 5:29 [1 Chronicles 6:3] (compare Exodus 15:20 E); called prophet Deuteronomy 18:15, Deuteronomy 18:18; Deuteronomy 34:10; agent by whom י׳ gave law Exodus 20:19, Exodus 20:20, Exodus 20:21, Exodus 20:22 (E) +; especially P (כַּאֲשֶׁר אֶתמֿ׳ צִוָּת י׳, etc.), Exodus 39:1, 39:5, 7, 21, 26, 29, 31; 40:19, 21, 25, 27, 29, 32; Leviticus 7:38; 8:9, 13, 17, 27, 29 + often; lawgiver Deuteronomy 33:4; Joshua 1:7; Joshua 1:13 (D) +; priest, וְאַהֲרֹן בְּכִהֲנָיו מ׳ Psalm 99:6. Phrases are — (עַבְדּוֺ, עַבְדִּי, etc.) עֶבֶר י׳ מ׳ Exodus 14:31 (J), Numbers 12:7(E), Deuteronomy 34:5(JE), Joshua 1:1 (D) + 15 times Joshua. (D); 1 Kings 8:53, 1 Kings 8:56; 2 Kings 18:12; 2 Kings 21:8; Malachi 3:22 [Malachi 4:4]; 2 Chronicles 1:3; 2 Chronicles 24:6; Nehemiah 1:8; Nehemiah 9:14; Psalm 105:26; עֶבֶד אלהים מ׳ 1 Chronicles 6:34 [1 Chronicles 6:49]; 1 Chronicles 24:9; Nehemiah 10:30 [Nehemiah 10:29]; Daniel 9:11; אִישׁ הָאֱלּהִים מ׳ Ezra 3:2; Psalm 90:1 תּוֺרַת מ׳ Joshua 8:32 (D), 1 Kings 2:3; 2 Kings 23:25; Malachi 3:22 [Malachi 4:4]; 2 Chronicles 23:18; 2 Chronicles 30:16; Ezra 3:2; Ezra 7:6; Daniel 9:11, Daniel 9:13; סֵפֶר מ׳ 2 Chronicles 25:4; 2 Chronicles 35:12; Nehemiah 13:1; סֵפֶר תּוֺרַת מ׳ Joshua 8:31 (D), Joshua 23:6 (D), 2 Kings 14:6; Nehemiah 8:1.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H4873.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:1; 2:10; 2:15; 4:14; 6:20; 7:1; 7:6; 7:7; 14:31; 15:20; 20:19; 20:20; 20:21; 20:22; 39:1; 39:5; 39:7; 39:21; 39:26; 39:29; 39:31; 40:19; 40:21; 40:25; 40:27; 40:29; 40:32


7:38; 8:9; 8:13; 8:17; 8:27; 8:29


12:7; 26:59; 26:59


18:15; 18:18; 33:4; 34:5; 34:10


1:1; 1:7; 1:13; 8:31; 8:32; 23:6



1 Samuel

12:6; 12:8

1 Kings

2:3; 8:53; 8:56

2 Kings

14:6; 18:12; 21:8; 23:25

1 Chronicles

6:3; 6:3; 6:49; 23:13; 24:9

2 Chronicles

1:3; 23:18; 24:6; 25:4; 30:16; 35:12


3:2; 3:2; 7:6


1:8; 8:1; 9:14; 10:29; 13:1


77:20; 90:1; 99:6; 105:26


63:11; 63:12




9:11; 9:11; 9:11; 9:13; 9:13




4:4; 4:4; 4:4


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4872 matches the Hebrew מֹשֶׁה (mōšê),
which occurs 766 times in 704 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 15 (Exo 2:10–Exo 7:19)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:10 - And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh’s daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses, and said, Because I drew him out of the water.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:11 - And it came to pass in those days, when Moses was grown up, that he went out unto his brethren, and looked on their burdens: and he saw an Egyptian smiting a Hebrew, one of his brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:14 - And he said, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us? Thinkest thou to kill me, as thou killedst the Egyptian? And Moses feared, and said, Surely the thing is known.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:15 - Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:17 - And the shepherds came and drove them away; but Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:21 - And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:1 - Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the back of the wilderness, and came to the mountain of God, unto Horeb.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:3 - And Moses said, I will turn aside now, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:4 - And when Jehovah saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:6 - Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:11 - And Moses said unto God, Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:13 - And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? What shall I say unto them?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:14 - And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:15 - And God said moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, Jehovah, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: this is my name forever, and this is my memorial unto all generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:1 - And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice; for they will say, Jehovah hath not appeared unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:3 - And he said, Cast in on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:4 - And Jehovah said unto Moses, Put forth thy hand, and take it by the tail: (and he put forth his hand, and laid hold of it, and it became a rod in his hand:)
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:10 - And Moses said unto Jehovah, Oh, Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant; for I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:14 - And the anger of Jehovah was kindled against Moses, and he said, Is there not Aaron thy brother the Levite? I know that he can speak well. And also, behold, he cometh forth to meet thee: and when he seeth thee, he will be glad in his heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:18 - And Moses went and returned to Jethro his father-in-law, and said unto him, Let me go, I pray thee, and return unto my brethren that are in Egypt, and see whether they be yet alive. And Jethro said to Moses, Go in peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:19 - And Jehovah said unto Moses in Midian, Go, return into Egypt; for all the men are dead that sought thy life.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:20 - And Moses took his wife and his sons, and set them upon an ass, and he returned to the land of Egypt: and Moses took the rod of God in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:21 - And Jehovah said unto Moses, When thou goest back into Egypt, see that thou do before Pharaoh all the wonders which I have put in thy hand: but I will harden his heart and he will not let the people go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:27 - And Jehovah said to Aaron, Go into the wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, and met him in the mountain of God, and kissed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:28 - And Moses told Aaron all the words of Jehovah wherewith he had sent him, and all the signs wherewith he had charged him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:29 - And Moses and Aaron went and gathered together all the elders of the children of Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:30 - and Aaron spake all the words which Jehovah had spoken unto Moses, and did the signs in the sight of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:1 - And afterward Moses and Aaron came, and said unto Pharaoh, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of Israel, Let my people go, that they may hold a feast unto me in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:4 - And the king of Egypt said unto them, Wherefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, loose the people from their works? get you unto your burdens.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:20 - And they met Moses and Aaron, who stood in the way, as they came forth from Pharaoh:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:22 - And Moses returned unto Jehovah, and said, Lord, wherefore hast thou dealt ill with this people? why is it that thou hast sent me?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:1 - And Jehovah said unto Moses, Now shalt thou see what I will do to Pharaoh: for by a strong hand shall he let them go, and by a strong hand shall he drive them out of his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:2 - And God spake unto Moses, and said unto him, I am Jehovah:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:9 - And Moses spake so unto the children of Israel: but they hearkened not unto Moses for anguish of spirit, and for cruel bondage.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:10 - And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:12 - And Moses spake before Jehovah, saying, Behold, the children of Israel have not hearkened unto me; how then shall Pharaoh hear me, who am of uncircumcised lips?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:13 - And Jehovah spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, and gave them a charge unto the children of Israel, and unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:20 - And Amram took him Jochebed his father’s sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were a hundred and thirty and seven years.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:26 - These are that Aaron and Moses, to whom Jehovah said, Bring out the children of Israel from the land of Egypt according to their hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:27 - These are they that spake to Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring out the children of Israel from Egypt: these are that Moses and Aaron.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:28 - And it came to pass on the day when Jehovah spake unto Moses in the land of Egypt,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:29 - that Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying, I am Jehovah: speak thou unto Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I speak unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:30 - And Moses said before Jehovah, Behold, I am of uncircumcised lips, and how shall Pharaoh hearken unto me?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:1 - And Jehovah said unto Moses, See, I have made thee as God to Pharaoh; and Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:6 - And Moses and Aaron did so; as Jehovah commanded them, so did they.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:7 - And Moses was fourscore years old, and Aaron fourscore and three years old, when they spake unto Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:8 - And Jehovah spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:10 - And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and they did so, as Jehovah had commanded: and Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh and before his servants, and it became a serpent.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:14 - And Jehovah said unto Moses, Pharaoh’s heart is stubborn, he refuseth to let the people go.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:19 - And Jehovah said unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out thy hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, over their streams, and over their pools, and over all their ponds of water, that they may become blood; and there shall be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.

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