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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4913 - מָשָׁל

Transliteration
mâshâl
Phonetics
maw-shawl'
Origin
for (H4861)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Mashal = “entreaty”

1) a town in the territory of Asher allotted to the Gershonite Levites

1a) also ‘Mishal’ and ‘Misheal’

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (1)
1 Chronicles
1
NAS (1)
1 Chronicles
1
HCS (1)
1 Chronicles
1
BSB (1)
1 Chronicles
1
ESV (1)
1 Chronicles
1
WEB (1)
1 Chronicles
1
Verse Results
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
מָשָׁ֖ל משל mā·šāl māšāl maShal
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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