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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4542 - מִסְכֵּן

Transliteration
miskên
Phonetics
mis-kane'
Origin
from (H5531)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TWOT
1221
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) poor, poor man

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3993 ‑ πένης (pen'‑ace);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (4)
Ecclesiastes
4
NAS (5)
Ecclesiastes
5
HCS (4)
Ecclesiastes
4
BSB (4)
Ecclesiastes
4
ESV (4)
Ecclesiastes
4
WEB (4)
Ecclesiastes
4
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2478) nkx (סכנ SKN) AC: Benefit CO: ? AB: ?: [from: kx- as a covering of stores]

V) nkx (סכנ SKN) - Benefit: To be of use, service or profit in order that one may benefit from it. KJV (14): (vf: Paal, Niphil, Hiphil, Pual, Participle) acquaint, profitable, cherish, advantage, endanger, impoverish, treasure - Strongs: H5532 (סָכַן), H5533 (סָכַן)

hm) nkxm (מסכנ MSKN) - Poor: One who benefits from others generosity. KJV (4): poor - Strongs: H4542 (מִסְכֵּן)

hf1) enkxm (מסכנה MSKNH) - Storehouse: Places for storing items for future benefit. KJV (7): store, storehouse, treasure - Strongs: H4543 (מִסְכְּנוֹת)

hf3) tfnkxm (מסכנות MSKNWT) - Poverty: Those who rely on benefits from others. KJV (1): scarceness - Strongs: H4544 (מִסְכֵּנֻת)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מִסְכֵּן m. (from the root סָכַן No. 4, to be poor), poor, wretched, Ecclesiastes 4:13, 9:15, 16. Arabic مَسْكِينُ, مِسكِْينُ; Ethiop. መስኪነ፡, whence a new verb መስከነ፡ to be poor, מַסְכֵּן, ܡܣܰܟܢܶ to make poor. Many modern languages have adopted this word (prob. from the Arabic), as the Ital. meschino, meschinello; Portuguese, mesquinho, subst. mesquinhez; French, mesquin, subst. mesquinerie. Hence

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List of Word Forms
הַמִּסְכֵּ֖ן הַמִּסְכֵּן֙ המסכן מִסְכֵּ֖ן מִסְכֵּן֙ מסכן ham·mis·kên hammisKen hammiskên mis·kên misKen miskên
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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