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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 lad groweth, and she bringeth him in to the daughter of Pharaoh, and he is to her for a son, and she calleth his name Moses, and saith, 'Because -- from the water I have drawn him.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:11 - And it cometh to pass, in those days, that Moses is grown, and he goeth out unto his brethren, and looketh on their burdens, and seeth a man, an Egyptian, smiting a man, a Hebrew, one of his brethren,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:14 - and he saith, 'Who set thee for a head and a judge over us? to slay me art thou saying it, as thou hast slain the Egyptian?' and Moses feareth, and saith, 'Surely the thing hath been known.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:15 - And Pharaoh heareth of this thing, and seeketh to slay Moses, and Moses fleeth from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelleth in the land of Midian, and dwelleth by the well.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:17 - and the shepherds come and drive them away, and Moses ariseth, and saveth them, and watereth their flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:21 - And Moses is willing to dwell with the man, and he giveth Zipporah his daughter to Moses,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:1 - And Moses hath been feeding the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, priest of Midian, and he leadeth the flock behind the wilderness, and cometh in unto the mount of God, to Horeb;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:3 - And Moses saith, 'Let me turn aside, I pray thee, and I see this great appearance; wherefore is the bush not burned?'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:4 - and Jehovah seeth that he hath turned aside to see, and God calleth unto him out of the midst of the bush, and saith, 'Moses, Moses;' and he saith, 'Here am I.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:6 - He saith also, 'I am the God of thy father, God of Abraham, God of Isaac, and God of Jacob;' and Moses hideth his face, for he is afraid to look towards God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:11 - And Moses saith unto God, 'Who am I, that I go unto Pharaoh, and that I bring out the sons of Israel from Egypt?'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:13 - And Moses saith unto God, 'Lo, I am coming unto the sons of Israel, and have said to them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you, and they have said to me, What is His name? what do I say unto them?'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:14 - And God saith unto Moses, 'I AM THAT WHICH I AM;' He saith also, 'Thus dost thou say to the sons of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:15 - And God saith again unto Moses, 'Thus dost thou say unto the sons of Israel, Jehovah, God of your fathers, God of Abraham, God of Isaac, and God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you; this is My name -- to the age, and this My memorial, to generation -- generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:1 - And Moses answereth and saith, 'And, if they do not give credence to me, nor hearken to my voice, and say, Jehovah hath not appeared unto thee?'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:3 - and He saith, 'Cast it to the earth;' and he casteth it to the earth, and it becometh a serpent -- and Moses fleeth from its presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:4 - And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Put forth thy hand, and lay hold on the tail of it;' and he putteth forth his hand, and layeth hold on it, and it becometh a rod in his hand --
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:10 - And Moses saith unto Jehovah, 'O, my Lord, I am not a man of words, either yesterday, or before, or since Thy speaking unto Thy servant, for I am slow of mouth, and slow of tongue.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:14 - And the anger of Jehovah burneth against Moses, and He saith, 'Is not Aaron the Levite thy brother? I have known that he speaketh well, and also, lo, he is coming out to meet thee; when he hath seen thee, then he hath rejoiced in his heart,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:18 - And Moses goeth and turneth back unto Jethro his father-in-law, and saith to him, 'Let me go, I pray thee, and I turn back unto my brethren who are in Egypt, and I see whether they are yet alive.' And Jethro saith to Moses, 'Go in peace.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:19 - And Jehovah saith unto Moses in Midian, 'Go, turn back to Egypt, for all the men have died who seek thy life;'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:20 - and Moses taketh his wife, and his sons, and causeth them to ride on the ass, and turneth back to the land of Egypt, and Moses taketh the rod of God in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:21 - And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'In thy going to turn back to Egypt, see -- all the wonders which I have put in thy hand -- that thou hast done them before Pharaoh, and I -- I strengthen his heart, and he doth not send the people away;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:27 - And Jehovah saith unto Aaron, 'Go to meet Moses into the wilderness;' and he goeth, and meeteth him in the mount of God, and kisseth him,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:28 - and Moses declareth to Aaron all the words of Jehovah with which He hath sent him, and all the signs with which He hath charged him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:29 - And Moses goeth -- Aaron also -- and they gather all the elders of the sons of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:30 - and Aaron speaketh all the words which Jehovah hath spoken unto Moses, and doth the signs before the eyes of the people;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:1 - And afterwards have Moses and Aaron entered, and they say unto Pharaoh, 'Thus said Jehovah, God of Israel, Send My people away, and they keep a feast to Me in the wilderness;'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:4 - And the king of Egypt saith unto them, 'Why, Moses and Aaron, do ye free the people from its works? go to your burdens.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:20 - And they meet Moses and Aaron standing to meet them, in their coming out from Pharaoh,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:22 - And Moses turneth back unto Jehovah, and saith, 'Lord, why hast Thou done evil to this people? why is this? -- Thou hast sent me!
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:1 - And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Now dost thou see that which I do to Pharaoh, for with a strong hand he doth send them away, yea, with a strong hand he doth cast them out of his land.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:2 - And God speaketh unto Moses, and saith unto him, 'I am Jehovah,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:9 - And Moses speaketh so unto the sons of Israel, and they hearkened not unto Moses, for anguish of spirit, and for harsh service.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:10 - And Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:12 - and Moses speaketh before Jehovah, saying, 'Lo, the sons of Israel have not hearkened unto me, and how doth Pharaoh hear me, and I of uncircumcised lips?'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:13 - And Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, and unto Aaron, and chargeth them for the sons of Israel, and for Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring out the sons of Israel from the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:20 - And Amram taketh Jochebed his aunt to himself for a wife, and she beareth to him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram are a hundred and thirty and seven years.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:26 - This is Aaron -- and Moses -- to whom Jehovah said, 'Bring ye out the sons of Israel from the land of Egypt, by their hosts;'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:27 - these are they who are speaking unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring out the sons of Israel from Egypt, this is Moses -- and Aaron.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:28 - And it cometh to pass in the day of Jehovah's speaking unto Moses in the land of Egypt,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:29 - that Jehovah speaketh unto Moses, saying, 'I am Jehovah, speak unto Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I am speaking unto thee.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:30 - And Moses saith before Jehovah, 'Lo, I am of uncircumcised lips, and how doth Pharaoh hearken unto me?'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:1 - And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'See, I have given thee a god to Pharaoh, and Aaron thy brother is thy prophet;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:6 - And Moses doth -- Aaron also -- as Jehovah commanded them; so have they done;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:7 - and Moses is a son of eighty years, and Aaron is a son of eighty and three years, in their speaking unto Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:8 - And Jehovah speaketh unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:10 - And Moses goeth in -- Aaron also -- unto Pharaoh, and they do so as Jehovah hath commanded; and Aaron casteth his rod before Pharaoh, and before his servants, and it becometh a monster.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:14 - And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'The heart of Pharaoh hath been hard, he hath refused to send the people away;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:19 - And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out thy hand against the waters of Egypt, against their streams, against their rivers, and against their ponds, and against all their collections of waters; and they are blood -- and there hath been blood in all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood, and in those of stone.'

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