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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 - For that reason those who use H4911 proverbs H4911 say,
“Come to Heshbon! Let it be built!
So let the city of Sihon be established.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:19 - “He has thrown me into the mire,
And I have become H4911 like H4911 dust and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:1 - A Psalm of David.
To You, LORD, I call;
My rock, do not be deaf to me,
For if You are silent to me,
I will become H4911 like H4911 those who go down to the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:12 - But man in his splendor will not endure;
He is like H4911 the animals that [fn]perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:20 - Mankind in its splendor, yet without understanding,
Is like H4911 the animals that [fn]perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:7 - Answer me quickly, LORD, my spirit fails;
Do not hide Your face from me,
Or I will be the same H4911 as those who go down to the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:10 - “They will all respond and say to you,
‘Even you have become weak as we,
You have become H4911 like H4911 us.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:5 - “To whom would you liken Me
And make Me equal, and compare H4911 Me,
That we would be alike?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:23 - “Therefore say to them, ‘This is what the Lord GOD says: “I will put an end to this proverb so that they will no longer use H4911 it as H4911 a H4911 proverb H4911 in Israel.” But tell them, “The days are approaching as well as the [fn]fulfillment of every vision.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:44 - “Behold, everyone who quotes H4911 proverbs H4911 will quote H4911 this proverb H4911 about you, saying, ‘Like [fn]mother, like daughter.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:2 - “Son of man, ask a riddle and present H4911 a parable to the house of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:2 - “What do you people mean by using H4911 this proverb about the land of Israel, saying,
‘The fathers eat sour grapes,
[fn]But it is the children’s teeth that have become blunt’?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:3 - “As I live,” declares the Lord [fn]GOD, “you certainly are not going to use H4911 this proverb in Israel anymore.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:49 - Then I said, “Oh, Lord GOD! They are saying of me, ‘Is he not just speaking H4911 in riddles?’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:3 - “Present H4911 a parable to the rebellious house and say to them, ‘This is what the Lord [fn]GOD says:
“Put on the pot, put it on and also pour water into it;

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