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Lexicon :: Strong's H4910 - māšal

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TWOT Reference: 1259

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 H4910 over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:16 - Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule H4910 over thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:7 - If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule H4910 over him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:2 - And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over H4910 all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:8 - And his brethren said to him, Shalt thou indeed reign over us? or shalt thou indeed H4910 have dominion H4910 over us? And they hated him yet the more for his dreams, and for his words.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:8 - So now it was not you that sent me hither, but God: and he hath made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, and a ruler H4910 throughout all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:26 - And told him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is governor H4910 over all the land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed them not.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:8 - If she please not her master, who hath betrothed her to himself, then shall he let her be redeemed: to sell her unto a strange nation he shall have no power, H4910 seeing he hath dealt deceitfully with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:6 - For the LORD thy God blesseth thee, as he promised thee: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, but thou shalt not borrow; and thou shalt reign H4910 over many nations, but they shall not reign H4910 over thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:2 - Sihon king of the Amorites, who dwelt in Heshbon, and ruled H4910 from Aroer, which is upon the bank of the river Arnon, and from the middle of the river, and from half Gilead, even unto the river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:5 - And reigned H4910 in mount Hermon, and in Salcah, and in all Bashan, unto the border of the Geshurites and the Maachathites, and half Gilead, the border of Sihon king of Heshbon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:22 - Then the men of Israel said unto Gideon, Rule H4910 thou over us, both thou, and thy son, and thy son's son also: for thou hast delivered us from the hand of Midian.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:23 - And Gideon said unto them, I will not rule H4910 over you, neither shall my son rule H4910 over you: the LORD shall rule H4910 over you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:2 - Speak, I pray you, in the ears of all the men of Shechem, Whether is better for you, either that all the sons of Jerubbaal, which are threescore and ten persons, reign H4910 over you, or that one reign H4910 over you? remember also that I am your bone and your flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:4 - But his father and his mother knew not that it was of the LORD, that he sought an occasion against the Philistines: for at that time the Philistines had dominion H4910 over Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:11 - Then three thousand men of Judah went to the top of the rock Etam, and said to Samson, Knowest thou not that the Philistines are rulers H4910 over us? what is this that thou hast done unto us? And he said unto them, As they did unto me, so have I done unto them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:3 - The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth H4910 over men must be just, ruling H4910 in the fear of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:21 - And Solomon reigned H4910 over all kingdoms from the river unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt: they brought presents, and served Solomon all the days of his life.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:12 - Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest H4910 over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:18 - Then will I stablish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler H4910 in Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:26 - And he reigned H4910 over all the kings from the river even unto the land of the Philistines, and to the border of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:6 - And said, O LORD God of our fathers, art not thou God in heaven? and rulest H4910 not thou over all the kingdoms of the heathen? and in thine hand is there not power and might, so that none is able to withstand thee?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:20 - And he took the captains of hundreds, and the nobles, and the governors H4910 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 high gate into the king's house, and set the king upon the throne of the kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:37 - And it yieldeth much increase unto the kings whom thou hast set over us because of our sins: also they have dominion H4910 over our bodies, and over our cattle, at their pleasure, and we are in great distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 25:2 - Dominion H4910 and fear are with him, he maketh peace in his high places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:6 - Thou madest him to have dominion H4910 over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:13 - Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion H4910 over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:28 - For the kingdom is the LORD'S: and he is the governor H4910 among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:13 - Consume them in wrath, consume them, that they may not be: and let them know that God ruleth H4910 in Jacob unto the ends of the earth. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:7 - He ruleth H4910 by his power for ever; his eyes behold the nations: let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:9 - Thou rulest H4910 the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:19 - The LORD hath prepared his throne in the heavens; and his kingdom ruleth H4910 over all.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:20 - The king sent and loosed him; even the ruler H4910 of the people, and let him go free.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:21 - He made him lord of his house, and ruler H4910 of all his substance:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:41 - And he gave them into the hand of the heathen; and they that hated them ruled H4910 over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:7 - Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, H4910
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:24 - The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: H4910 but the slothful shall be under tribute.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:32 - He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth H4910 his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:2 - A wise servant shall have rule H4910 over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:10 - Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule H4910 over princes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:7 - The rich ruleth H4910 over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:1 - When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, H4910 consider diligently what is before thee:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:15 - As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler H4910 over the poor people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:2 - When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, H4910 the people mourn.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:12 - If a ruler H4910 hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:26 - Many seek the ruler's H4910 favour; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:17 - The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth H4910 among fools.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:4 - If the spirit of the ruler H4910 rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:4 - And I will give children to be their princes, and babes shall rule H4910 over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:12 - As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule H4910 over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.

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