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Lexicon :: Strong's H4885 - māśôś

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2246b

Strong’s Definitions

מָשׂוֹשׂ mâsôws, maw-soce'; from H7797; delight, concretely (the cause or object) or abstractly (the feeling):—joy, mirth, rejoice.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H4885 in the following manner: joy (12x), mirth (3x), rejoice (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H4885 in the following manner: joy (12x), mirth (3x), rejoice (2x).
  1. exultation, joy, rejoicing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָשׂוֹשׂ mâsôws, maw-soce'; from H7797; delight, concretely (the cause or object) or abstractly (the feeling):—joy, mirth, rejoice.
STRONGS H4885: Abbreviations
מָשׂוֺשׂ noun masculine: Isaiah 24:8 id.; — absolute מ׳ Isaiah 32:13 +, construct מְשׂוֺשׂ Job 8:19 +; suffix מְשׂוֺשִׂי Jeremiah 49:25, מְשׂוֺשָׂהּ Hosea 2:13; — exultation, in general, Lamentations 5:15 (opposed to אֵבֶל), Isaiah 24:11; Isaiah 66:10 (accusative of congnate meaning with verb); of bridegroom Isaiah 62:5; תֻּמִּיס מ׳, Isaiah 24:8, בִנּוֺר מ׳ Isaiah 24:8; בָּתֵּי מ׳ Isaiah 33:13; of Jerusalem (as causing joy) Isaiah 60:15; Psalm 48:3; Lamentations 2:15, compare Jeremiah 49:25 (קִרְיַת מְשׂוֺשִׂי; || תְּהִלָּה), Isaiah 65:18 (|| גִּילָה); דַּרְבּוֺ מ׳ (of godless man) Job 8:19; מְּרָאִים מ׳ Isaiah 32:14, i.e. desert. — מ׳ Isaiah 8:6, si vera lectio, is construct before preposition, but (מִמְּנֵי) מָסוֺס, Hi Gie Che Du Kit Marti and others.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


8:19; 8:19




8:6; 24:8; 24:8; 24:8; 24:11; 32:13; 32:14; 33:13; 60:15; 62:5; 65:18; 66:10


49:25; 49:25


2:15; 5:15




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4885 matches the Hebrew מָשׂוֹשׂ (māśôś),
which occurs 17 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:19 - Behold, this is the joy H4885 of his way, and out of the earth shall others grow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:2 - Beautiful for situation, the joy H4885 of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:6 - Forasmuch as this people refuseth the waters of Shiloah that go softly, and rejoice H4885 in Rezin and Remaliah's son;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:8 - The mirth H4885 of tabrets ceaseth, the noise of them that rejoice endeth, the joy H4885 of the harp ceaseth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:11 - There is a crying for wine in the streets; all joy is darkened, the mirth H4885 of the land is gone.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:13 - Upon the land of my people shall come up thorns and briers; yea, upon all the houses of joy H4885 in the joyous city:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:14 - Because the palaces shall be forsaken; the multitude of the city shall be left; the forts and towers shall be for dens for ever, a joy H4885 of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:15 - Whereas thou hast been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee, I will make thee an eternal excellency, a joy H4885 of many generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:5 - For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee: and as the bridegroom rejoiceth H4885 over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:18 - But be ye glad and rejoice for ever in that which I create: for, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy. H4885
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:10 - Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: rejoice for joy H4885 with her, all ye that mourn for her:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:25 - How is the city of praise not left, the city of my joy! H4885
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:15 - All that pass by clap their hands at thee; they hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men call The perfection of beauty, The joy H4885 of the whole earth?
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:15 - The joy H4885 of our heart is ceased; our dance is turned into mourning.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:25 - Also, thou son of man, shall it not be in the day when I take from them their strength, the joy H4885 of their glory, the desire of their eyes, and that whereupon they set their minds, their sons and their daughters,
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:11 - I will also cause all her mirth H4885 to cease, her feast days, her new moons, and her sabbaths, and all her solemn feasts.
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