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Lexicon :: Strong's H4878 - mᵊšûḇâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2340c

Strong’s Definitions

מְשׁוּבָה mᵉshûwbâh, mesh-oo-baw'; or מְשֻׁבָה mᵉshubâh; from H7725; apostasy:—backsliding, turning away.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H4878 in the following manner: backsliding (11x), turning away (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H4878 in the following manner: backsliding (11x), turning away (1x).
  1. turning away, turning back, apostasy, backsliding

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְשׁוּבָה mᵉshûwbâh, mesh-oo-baw'; or מְשֻׁבָה mᵉshubâh; from H7725; apostasy:—backsliding, turning away.
STRONGS H4878: Abbreviations
† [מְשׁוּבָה], מְשֻׁבָה noun feminine turning back, apostasy; — absolute מְשֻׁבָה Jeremiah 3:6 +; construct מְשׁוּבַת Proverbs 1:32; suffix מְשׁוּבָתָם Hosea 14:5 [Hosea 14:4]; plural suffix מְשׁוּבֹתֵיכֶם Jeremiah 3:22, etc.; — backturning, apostasy, of Israel, Hosea 14:5, מְשׁוּבָתִי Hosea 11:7 apostasy from me (si vera lectio [if true reading]); of Judah Jeremiah 2:19; Jeremiah 3:22; Jeremiah 5:6; Jeremiah 8:5; Jeremiah 14:7 (all plural) + Ezekiel 37:33 (read מְשׁוּבֹתֵיהֶם for מוֺשְׁ׳, Greek Version of the LXX Comm.); נִצַחַת מ׳ Jeremiah 8:5 enduring, perpetual apostasy; also as noun concrete, apposition of following word, מְשֻׁבָה יִשׂ׳ Jeremiah 3:6, Jeremiah 3:8, Jeremiah 3:11, Jeremiah 3:12 apostate one, Israel. Of individual, מְשׁוּבַת פְּתָיִם Proverbs 1:32.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:32; 1:32


2:19; 3:6; 3:6; 3:8; 3:11; 3:12; 3:22; 3:22; 5:6; 8:5; 8:5; 14:7


11:7; 14:4; 14:5


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4878 matches the Hebrew מְשׁוּבָה (mᵊšûḇâ),
which occurs 13 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:32 - For the turning away H4878 of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:19 - Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings H4878 shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord GOD of hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:6 - The LORD said also unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen that which backsliding H4878 Israel hath done? she is gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath played the harlot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:8 - And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding H4878 Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce; yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not, but went and played the harlot also.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:11 - And the LORD said unto me, The backsliding H4878 Israel hath justified herself more than treacherous Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:12 - Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, thou backsliding H4878 Israel, saith the LORD; and I will not cause mine anger to fall upon you: for I am merciful, saith the LORD, and I will not keep anger for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:22 - Return, ye backsliding children, and I will heal your backslidings. H4878 Behold, we come unto thee; for thou art the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:6 - Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings H4878 are increased.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:5 - Why then is this people of Jerusalem slidden back by a perpetual backsliding? H4878 they hold fast deceit, they refuse to return.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:7 - O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do thou it for thy name's sake: for our backslidings H4878 are many; we have sinned against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:7 - And my people are bent to backsliding H4878 from me: though they called them to the most High, none at all would exalt him.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 14:4 - I will heal their backsliding, H4878 I will love them freely: for mine anger is turned away from him.
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