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Lexicon :: Strong's H4910 - māšal

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Strong’s Definitions

מָשַׁל mâshal, maw-shal'; a primitive root; to rule:—(have, make to have) dominion, governor, × indeed, reign, (bear, cause to, have) rule(-ing, -r), have power.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 81x

The KJV translates Strong's H4910 in the following manner: rule (38x), ruler (19x), reign (8x), dominion (7x), governor (4x), ruled over (2x), power (2x), indeed (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 81x
The KJV translates Strong's H4910 in the following manner: rule (38x), ruler (19x), reign (8x), dominion (7x), governor (4x), ruled over (2x), power (2x), indeed (1x).
  1. to rule, have dominion, reign

    1. (Qal) to rule, have dominion

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to cause to rule

      2. to exercise dominion

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָשַׁל mâshal, maw-shal'; a primitive root; to rule:—(have, make to have) dominion, governor, × indeed, reign, (bear, cause to, have) rule(-ing, -r), have power.
STRONGS H4910: Abbreviations
† III. מָשַׁל verb rule, have dominion, reign (Late Hebrew Participle id.; Phoenician משל); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular וּמָשַׁל consecutive Zechariah 6:13 + 2 times, מָשָׁ֑ל Daniel 11:4, וּמָשָׁ֑ל consecutive Daniel 11:5; 3rd person feminine singular מָשָׁ֑לָה Psalm 103:19; 2nd person masculine singular מָשַׁלְתָּ Isaiah 63:19, וּמָשַׁלְתָּ֫ Deuteronomy 15:16; 3rd person plural מָֽשְׁלוּ Isaiah 3:5; Lamentations 5:8; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִמְשֹׁל Exodus 21:8 + 3 times, יִמְשׁוֺל Proverbs 22:7; יִמְשָׁלֿ Genesis 3:16, etc.; Imperative מְשָׁלֿ Judges 8:22; Infinitive absolute מָשׁוֹל Genesis 37:8; construct מְשֹׁל Judges 9:2 +, לִמְשָׁלֿ Joel 2:17, etc.; Participle Genesis 45:26 +, etc.; —
1. human subject,rule, have dominion over (בְּ) Genesis 3:16; Genesis 4:7; Genesis 24:2 (all J), Genesis 45:8, 26 (E), מָשׁוֺל תִּמְשֹׁל ב׳ Genesis 37:8 (E); Deuteronomy 15:6 (twice in verse); Joshua 12:5 (D); Judges 8:22, 23 (twice in verse); Judges 9:2 (twice in verse); Judges 14:4; Judges 15:11; 2 Samuel 23:3 (Participle absolute = when one ruleth, compare Dr), 1 Kings 5:1; 2 Chronicles 7:18; 9:26; 23:20; Isaiah 3:4, 12; Isaiah 19:4; Micah 5:2; Habakkuk 1:14; Jeremiah 22:30; Lamentations 5:8; Joel 2:17; Proverbs 16:32 (משֵׁל בְּרוּחוֺ), Proverbs 17:21; Proverbs 9:10; Proverbs 22:7; Psalm 19:14; Psalm 105:21; Psalm 106:41; Daniel 11:43; Ecclesiastes 9:17; rarely other prepositions: ל (with infinitive) Exodus 21:8 (E); עַלֿ Proverbs 28:15; Nehemiah 9:37, אֶלֿ Jeremiah 33:26; with suffix Isaiah 52:5; Jeremiah 30:21; with accusative of congnate meaning with verb מִמְשָׁל רָ֑ב מ׳ Daniel 11:3, 4; מָשַׁל מִן ֗֗֗ וְעַד Joshua 12:2 (D); absolute 2 Samuel 23:3 (compare Dr), Ezekiel 19:14; Zechariah 6:13 (עַל location), Proverbs 12:24; Proverbs 29:2; Daniel 11:5; especially Participle as substantive = ruler, משֵׁלאֶֿרֶץ Isaiah 16:1, משֵׁל עַמִּים Psalm 105:20; absolute Isaiah 14:5; Isaiah 49:7; Jeremiah 51:46 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 19:11; Proverbs 6:7; Proverbs 23:1; Proverbs 29:12, 26; Ecclesiastes 10:4; משְׁלֵי הָעָם הַזֶה Isaiah 28:14.
2. of heavenly bodies, with בְּ Genesis 1:18.
3. of God, with בְּ Judges 8:23; Isaiah 63:19; Psalm 22:29; Psalm 59:14; Psalm 89:10; Psalm 103:19; 1 Chronicles 29:12; 2 Chronicles 20:6; absolute Psalm 66:7; לוֺ זּזְרֹעוֺ מ׳ Isaiah 40:10 his arm ruling for him.
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix consecutive וְהִמְשִׁילָם Daniel 11:39; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular suffix תַּמְשִׁילֵהוּ Psalm 8:7; Infinitive absolute הַמְשֵׁל Job 25:2; — cause to rule,, followed by accusative of person + בְּ Psalm 8:7 (subject י׳), Daniel 11:39; exercise dominion, only infinitive absolute as noun abstract the exercise of dominion Job 25:2 (attribute of God).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:18; 3:16; 3:16; 4:7; 24:2; 37:8; 37:8; 45:8; 45:26; 45:26


21:8; 21:8


15:6; 15:16


12:2; 12:5


8:22; 8:22; 8:23; 8:23; 9:2; 9:2; 14:4; 15:11

2 Samuel

23:3; 23:3

1 Kings


1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

7:18; 9:26; 20:6; 23:20




25:2; 25:2


8:7; 8:7; 19:14; 22:29; 59:14; 66:7; 89:10; 103:19; 103:19; 105:20; 105:21; 106:41


6:7; 9:10; 12:24; 16:32; 17:21; 22:7; 22:7; 23:1; 28:15; 29:2; 29:12; 29:26


9:17; 10:4


3:4; 3:5; 3:12; 14:5; 16:1; 19:4; 28:14; 40:10; 49:7; 52:5; 63:19; 63:19


22:30; 30:21; 33:26; 51:46


5:8; 5:8


19:11; 19:14


11:3; 11:4; 11:4; 11:5; 11:5; 11:39; 11:39; 11:43


2:17; 2:17






6:13; 6:13


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4910 matches the Hebrew מָשַׁל (māšal),
which occurs 82 times in 74 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:18 - and to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness. God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:16 - To the woman he said, "I will greatly multiply your pain in childbirth. In pain you will bring forth children. Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:7 - If you do well, will it not be lifted up? If you don't do well, sin crouches at the door. Its desire is for you, but you are to rule over it."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:2 - Avraham said to his servant, the elder of his house, who ruled over all that he had, "Please put your hand under my thigh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:8 - His brothers said to him, "Will you indeed reign over us? Or will you indeed have dominion over us?" They hated him all the more for his dreams and for his words.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:8 - So now it wasn't you who sent me here, but God, and he has made me a father to Par`oh, lord of all his house, and ruler over all the land of Mitzrayim.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:26 - They told him, saying, "Yosef is still alive, and he is ruler over all the land of Mitzrayim." His heart fainted, for he didn't believe them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:8 - If she doesn't please her master, who has married her to himself, then he shall let her be redeemed. He shall have no right to sell her to a foreign people, seeing he has dealt deceitfully with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:6 - For the LORD your God will bless you, as he promised you: and you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow; and you shall rule over many nations, but they shall not rule over you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:2 - Sichon king of the Amori, who lived in Heshbon, and ruled from `Aro`er, which is on the edge of the valley of the Arnon, and the city that is in the middle of the valley, and half Gil`ad, even to the river Yabbok, the border of the children of `Ammon;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:5 - and ruled in Mount Hermon, and in Salkhah, and in all Bashan, to the border of the Geshuri and the Ma`akhati, and half Gil`ad, the border of Sichon king of Heshbon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:22 - Then the men of Yisra'el said to Gid`on, Rule you over us, both you, and your son, and your son's son also; for you have saved us out of the hand of Midyan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:23 - Gid`on said to them, I will not rule over you, neither shall my son rule over you: the LORD shall rule over you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:2 - Please speak in the ears of all the men of Shekhem, Whether is better for you, that all the sons of Yerubba`al, who are seventy persons, rule over you, or that one rule over you? Remember also that I am your bone and your flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:4 - But his father and his mother didn't know that it was of the LORD; for he sought an occasion against the Pelishtim. Now at that time the Pelishtim had rule over Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:11 - Then three thousand men of Yehudah went down to the cleft of the rock of `Etam, and said to Shimshon, "Don't you know that the Pelishtim are rulers over us? What then is this that you have done to us?" He said to them, As they did to me, so have I done to them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:3 - The God of Yisra'el said, The Rock of Yisra'el spoke to me: One who rules over men righteously, Who rules in the fear of God,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:21 - Shlomo ruled over all the kingdoms from the River to the land of the Pelishtim, and to the border of Mitzrayim: they brought tribute, and served Shlomo all the days of his life.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:12 - Both riches and honor come of you, and you rule over all; and in your hand is power and might; and in your hand it is to make great, and to give strength to all.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:18 - then I will establish the throne of your kingdom, according as I covenanted with David your father, saying, There shall not fail you a man to be ruler in Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:26 - He ruled over all the kings from the River even to the land of the Pelishtim, and to the border of Mitzrayim.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:6 - and he said, LORD, the God of our fathers, aren't you God in heaven? and aren't you ruler over all the kingdoms of the nations? and in your hand is power and might, so that none is able to withstand you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:20 - He took the captains of hundreds, and the nobles, and the governors of the people, and all the people of the land, and brought down the king from the house of the LORD: and they came through the upper gate to the king's house, and set the king on the throne of the kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:37 - It yields much increase to the kings whom you have set over us because of our sins: also they have power over our bodies, and over our cattle, at their pleasure, and we are in great distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 25:2 - "Dominion and fear are with him; He makes shalom in his high places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:6 - You make him ruler over the works of your hands. You have put all things under his feet:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:13 - Keep back your servant also from presumptuous sins. Let them not have dominion over me. Then I will be upright, I will be blameless and innocent of great transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:28 - For the kingdom is the LORD's. He is the ruler over the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:13 - Consume them in wrath. Consume them, and they will be no more. Let them know that God rules in Ya`akov, To the ends of the eretz. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:7 - He rules by his might forever. His eyes watch the nations. Don't let the rebellious rise up against him. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:9 - You rule the pride of the sea. When its waves rise up, you calm them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:19 - The LORD has established his throne in the heavens. His kingdom rules over all.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:20 - The king sent and freed him; Even the ruler of peoples, and let him go free.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:21 - He made him lord of his house, And ruler of all of his possessions;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:41 - He gave them into the hand of the nations. Those who hated them ruled over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:7 - Which having no chief, overseer, or ruler,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:24 - The hands of the diligent ones shall rule, But laziness ends in slave labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:32 - One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty; One who rules his spirit, than he who takes a city.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:2 - A servant who deals wisely will rule over a son who causes shame, And shall have a part in the inheritance among the brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:10 - Delicate living is not appropriate for a fool, Much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:7 - The rich rule over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:1 - When you sit to eat with a ruler, Consider diligently what is before you;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:15 - As a roaring lion or a charging bear, So is a wicked ruler over helpless people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:2 - When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; But when the wicked rule, the people groan.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:12 - If a ruler listens to lies, All of his officials are wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:26 - Many seek the ruler's favor, But a man's justice comes from the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:17 - The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the cry of him who rules among fools.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:4 - If the spirit of the ruler rises up against you, don't leave your place; for gentleness lays great offenses to rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:4 - I will give boys to be their princes, And children shall rule over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:12 - As for my people, children are their oppressors, And women rule over them. My people, those who lead you cause you to err, And destroy the way of your paths.

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