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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #04912 - מָשָׁל

Transliteration
mâshâl
Phonetics
maw-shawl'
Origin
apparently from (H4910) in some original sense of superiority in mental action
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
1258a
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) proverb, parable

1a) proverb, proverbial saying, aphorism

1b) byword

1c) similitude, parable

1d) poem

1e) sentences of ethical wisdom, ethical maxims

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (39)
Numbers
7
Deuteronomy
1
1 Samuel
2
1 Kings
2
2 Chronicles
1
Job
3
Psalms
4
Proverbs
6
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
1
Ezekiel
8
Micah
1
Habakkuk
1
NAS (40)
Numbers
7
Deuteronomy
1
1 Samuel
2
1 Kings
2
2 Chronicles
1
Job
3
Psalms
4
Proverbs
6
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
1
Ezekiel
8
Joel
1
Micah
1
Habakkuk
1
HCS (40)
Numbers
7
Deuteronomy
1
1 Samuel
2
1 Kings
2
2 Chronicles
1
Job
3
Psalms
4
Proverbs
6
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
1
Ezekiel
8
Joel
1
Micah
1
Habakkuk
1
BSB (38)
Numbers
7
Deuteronomy
1
1 Samuel
2
1 Kings
2
2 Chronicles
1
Job
2
Psalms
4
Proverbs
6
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
1
Ezekiel
8
Micah
1
Habakkuk
1
ESV (39)
Numbers
7
Deuteronomy
1
1 Samuel
2
1 Kings
2
2 Chronicles
1
Job
3
Psalms
4
Proverbs
6
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
1
Ezekiel
8
Micah
1
Habakkuk
1
WEB (39)
Numbers
7
Deuteronomy
1
1 Samuel
2
1 Kings
2
2 Chronicles
1
Job
3
Psalms
4
Proverbs
6
Ecclesiastes
1
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
1
Ezekiel
8
Micah
1
Habakkuk
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2359) lsm (מסהל MShL) AC: Rule CO: ? AB: Dominion: The dominion one rules over. Also the comparison of things as a rule of measurement. (eng: marshal - with the additional r)

V) lsm (מסהל MShL) - I. Rule: II. Compare:To compare one thing to another in the sense of a rule of measurement, often a proverb or parable. KJV (97): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) rule, ruler, reign, dominion, governor, power, like, proverb, speak, use, become, compare, utter - Strongs: H4910 (מָשַׁל), H4911 (מָשַׁל)

Nm) lsm (מסהל MShL) - Comparison: Often a parable or proverb as a story of comparisons. KJV (39): proverb, parable, byword, like - Strongs: H4912 (מָשָׁל)

dm) lfsm (מסהול MShWL) - Comparison: KJV (1): byword - Strongs: H4914 (מְשֹׁל)

hm) lsmm (ממסהל MMShL) - Dominion: The realm of ones rule. KJV (3): dominion, rule - Strongs: H4474 (מִמְשָׁל)

i m) lsfm (מוסהל MWShL) - I. Dominion:The realm of ones rule. II. Comparison: KJV (3): dominion, like - Strongs: H4915 (מֹשֶׁל)

kf1) elsmm (ממסהלה MMShLH) - Dominion: The realm of ones rule. KJV (17): dominion, rule, government, power - Strongs: H4475 (מֶמְשָׁלָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2021
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מָשָׁל m. Arab. مَشَلُ, Syr. ܡܰܬܠܳ [Ch. מַתְלָא]

(1) similitude, parable, Ezekiel 17:2, 24:3.

(2) sentence, opinion, γνώμη, sententious saying, (such as consists in the ingenious comparison of two things or opinions, compare Proverbs 26:1, Proverbs 26:2, Proverbs 26:3, Proverbs 26:6, Proverbs 26:7, Proverbs 26:8, Proverbs 26:9, 11 Proverbs 26:11, 14 Proverbs 26:14, 17 Proverbs 26:17, chap. 25, seq.), Proverbs 1:1, 10:1 25:1 26:7, Proverbs 26:9; Ecclesiastes 12:9; Job 13:12; 1 Kings 5:12. Sentences of this kind often pass into proverbs (1 Samuel 24:13); hence מָשָׁל is

(3) a proverb, παροιμία, e.g. 1 Samuel 10:12; Ezekiel 12:2, Ezekiel 12:3, 12:22, 23 Ezekiel 12:23(compare παραβολή, Lu. 4:13 ).

(4) generally a song, poem, the particular verses of which (by what are called the laws of parallelism) commonly consist of two hemistichs of similar argument and form; specially used of a prophecy, Numbers 23:7, 18 Numbers 23:18 of a discourse or a didactic poem, Job 27:1, 29:1 Psalms 49:5, 78:2 often used of a derisive poem, Isaiah 14:4; Micah 2:4; Habakkuk 2:6. הָיָה לְמָשָׁל וְלִשְׁנִינָה to become a by-word, Deuteronomy 28:37; 1 Kings 9:7. (Arabic مَشَلُ parable, fable, sentence; plur. أمْثَالُ verses.)

מָשָׁל [Mashal], pr.n.; see מִשְׁאָל.

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List of Word Forms
בְמָשָׁ֣ל במשל הַמָּשָׁ֣ל הַמָּשָׁ֤ל הַמָּשָׁ֥ל המשל וְלִמְשָׁלִ֔ים וּ֝מָשָׁ֗ל וּלְמָשָׁל֙ ולמשל ולמשלים ומשל לְמָשָֽׁל׃ לְמָשָׁ֔ל לְמָשָׁ֖ל לְמָשָׁ֣ל לְמָשָׁ֥ל למשל למשל׃ מְשַׁל֙ מְשָׁל֖וֹ מְשָׁל֗וֹ מְשָׁלִ֖ים מְשָׁלִ֥ים מִ֭שְׁלֵי מִשְׁלֵ֗י מִשְׁלֵ֣י מָ֭שָׁל מָשָׁ֑ל מָשָׁ֔ל מָשָׁ֗ל מָשָׁ֣ל משל משלו משלי משלים ḇə·mā·šāl ḇəmāšāl ham·mā·šāl hammāšāl hammaShal lə·mā·šāl ləmāšāl lemaShal mā·šāl māšāl maShal Mashol mə·šā·lîm mə·šā·lōw mə·šal məšal məšālîm məšālōw meShal meshaLim meshaLo miš·lê Mishlei mišlê ū·lə·mā·šāl ū·mā·šāl ūləmāšāl ulemaShal ūmāšāl umaShal velimshaLim vemaShal wə·lim·šā·lîm wəlimšālîm
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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