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Lexicon :: Strong's H4911 - māšal

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מָשַׁל
Transliteration
māšal
Pronunciation
maw-shal'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Denominative from מָשָׁל (H4912)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1258,1258b

Strong’s Definitions

מָשַׁל mâshal, maw-shal'; denominative from H4912; to liken, i.e. (transitively) to use figurative language (an allegory, adage, song or the like); intransitively, to resemble:—be(-come) like, compare, use (as a) proverb, speak (in proverbs), utter.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H4911 in the following manner: like (5x), proverb (4x), speak (2x), use (2x), become (1x), compare (1x), utter (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H4911 in the following manner: like (5x), proverb (4x), speak (2x), use (2x), become (1x), compare (1x), utter (1x).
  1. to represent, liken, be like

    1. (Niphal) to liken, be like, be similar

    2. (Hiphil) to compare

    3. (Hithpael) to become like

  2. to speak in a proverb, use a proverb, speak in parables, speak in sentences of poetry

    1. (Qal) to use a proverb, speak a parable or proverb

    2. (Piel) to make a parable

      1. maker of parables (participle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָשַׁל mâshal, maw-shal'; denominative from H4912; to liken, i.e. (transitively) to use figurative language (an allegory, adage, song or the like); intransitively, to resemble:—be(-come) like, compare, use (as a) proverb, speak (in proverbs), utter.
STRONGS H4911:
† I. [מָשַׁל] verb represent, be like (Arabic bdb060501 stand erect (compare FlDe Proverbs 1:1), II. effigiavit, representavit (rem alicui), see imitate, use a verse as a poverb; bdb060502 description by way of comparison; Assyrian mašâlu, DlHWB 451 f.; Ethiopic bdb060503 become like; Aramaic מְתַל be like, bdb060504 compare).
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נִמְשַׁל Psalm 49:13; Psalm 49:21; 2nd person masculine singular נִמְֹשָׁ֑לְתָּ Isaiah 14:10; 1st person singular נִמְשַׁלְתִּי Psalm 28:1; Psalm 143:7: — be like, similar, with אֶל Isaiah 14:10; עִם Psalm 28:1 = Psalm 143:7; כְּ Psalm 49:13; Psalm 49:21.
Hiph. Imperfect 2nd person masculine plural suffix וְתָמְשִׁלוּנִי compare Isaiah 46:5.
Hithp. Imperfect 1st person singular וָאֶתְמַשֵּׁל Job 30:19 (with כְּ) and I have become like dust..

† II. מָשַׁל verb denominative use of proverb, speak in parables or sentences of poetry, especially Ezekiel; —
Qal Imperfect יִמְשֹׁל Ezekiel 16:44; 3rd person masculine plural יִמְשְׁלוּ Ezekiel 12:23; Imperative מְשֹׁל Ezekiel 17:2; Ezekiel 24:3; Infinitive construct מְשֹׁל Ezekiel 18:3 Participle משֵׁל Ezekiel 16:44, plural משְׁלִים Ezekiel 18:2; Numbers 21:27; — use a proverb: מָשָׁל מ׳ Ezekiel 12:23; Ezekiel 18:3; a parable with אֶלֿ Ezekiel 17:2 (|| חוּד חִידָה), Ezekiel 24:3; with עַלֿ Ezekiel 18:2, and (מָשָׁל apparently omitted) הִנֵּה כָּלֿ הַמּשֵׁל עָלַיִךְ יִמְשֹׁל Ezekiel 16:44 (but this is awkward; point הִנֵּה כֹּל הַמָּשָׁל); משְׁלִים Numbers 21:27 (JE).,
Pi. Participle הֲלֹא מְמַשֵּׁל מְשָׁלִים הוּא Ezekiel 21:5 is he not a maker of parables?
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Numbers

21:27; 21:27

Job

30:19

Psalms

28:1; 28:1; 49:13; 49:13; 143:7; 143:7

Proverbs

1:1

Isaiah

14:10; 14:10; 46:5

Ezekiel

12:23; 12:23; 16:44; 16:44; 16:44; 17:2; 17:2; 18:2; 18:2; 18:3; 18:3; 21:5; 24:3; 24:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4911 matches the Hebrew מָשַׁל (māšal),
which occurs 16 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:27 - Wherefore they that speak in proverbs H4911 say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:19 - He hath cast me into the mire, and I am become like H4911 dust and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:1 - [[A Psalm of David.]] Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou be silent to me, I become H4911 like them that go down into the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:12 - Nevertheless man being in honour abideth not: he is like H4911 the beasts that perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:20 - Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, is like H4911 the beasts that perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:7 - Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like H4911 unto them that go down into the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:10 - All they shall speak and say unto thee, Art thou also become weak as we? art thou become like H4911 unto us?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:5 - To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal, and compare H4911 me, that we may be like?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:23 - Tell them therefore, Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will make this proverb to cease, and they shall no more use it as a proverb H4911 in Israel; but say unto them, The days are at hand, and the effect of every vision.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:44 - Behold, every one that useth proverbs H4911 shall use this proverb H4911 against thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:2 - Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak H4911 a parable unto the house of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:2 - What mean ye, that ye use H4911 this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:3 - As I live, saith the Lord GOD, ye shall not have occasion any more to use H4911 this proverb in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:49 - Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Doth he not speak H4911 parables?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:3 - And utter H4911 a parable unto the rebellious house, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Set on a pot, set it on, and also pour water into it:

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