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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 dust others will spring.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:2 - Beautiful in elevation, the joy H4885 of the whole earth,
Is Mount Zion in the far north,
The city of the great King.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:6 - “Inasmuch as these people have rejected the gently flowing waters of Shiloah
And rejoice H4885 in Rezin and the son of Remaliah;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:8 - The gaiety H4885 of tambourines ceases,
The noise of revelers stops,
The gaiety H4885 of the harp ceases.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:11 - There is an outcry in the streets concerning the wine;
All joy [fn]turns to gloom.
The gaiety H4885 of the earth is banished.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:13 - For the land of my people in which thorns and briars shall come up;
Yea, for all the joyful H4885 houses and for the jubilant city.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:14 - Because the palace has been abandoned, the [fn]populated city forsaken.
[fn]Hill and watch-tower have become caves forever,
A delight H4885 for wild donkeys, a pasture for flocks;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:15 - “Whereas you have been forsaken and hated
With no one passing through,
I will make you an everlasting pride,
A joy H4885 from generation to generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:5 - For as a young man marries a virgin,
So your sons will marry you;
And as the [fn]bridegroom rejoices H4885 over the bride,
So your God will rejoice over you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:18 - “But be glad and rejoice forever in what I create;
For behold, I create Jerusalem for rejoicing
And her people for gladness. H4885
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:10 - “Be joyful with Jerusalem and rejoice for her, all you who love her;
Be exceedingly H4885 glad with her, all you who mourn over her,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:25 - “How [fn]the city of praise has not been deserted,
The town of My joy! H4885
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:15 - All who pass along the way
Clap their hands in derision at you;
They hiss and shake their heads
At the daughter of Jerusalem,
“Is this the city of which they said,
‘The perfection of beauty,
A joy H4885 to all the earth’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:15 - The joy H4885 of our hearts has ceased;
Our dancing has been turned into mourning.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:25 - ‘As for you, son of man, will it not be on the day when I take from them their stronghold, the joy H4885 of their [fn]pride, the desire of their eyes and [fn]their heart’s delight, their sons and their daughters,
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:11 - “I will also put an end to all her gaiety, H4885
Her feasts, her new moons, her sabbaths
And all her festal assemblies.
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